Conflict – Family Finds

If you do genealogical research long enough, you will eventually find conflicting information for an ancestor. I wrote about one such conflict for the week 11 prompt “Fortune”. [1] I felt fortunate to discover my error, despite the fact it meant losing a connection to a childhood hero of mine. [2] I have recently discovered another conflict in my research. This one involves the Skaggs family of Knox County, TN. And, I am not yet sure how to resolve it. If any Skaggs’ researchers are reading this, reach out, I’d like your insights.

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Music – Family Finds

I wrote about surnames for the week 6 prompt last year, Same Name[1] I wrote then that I get excited when I discover an ancestor with the same name as a friend, or co-worker, or neighbor. But, I also enjoy spotting a surname of a noted personality. For this weeks prompt I thought about the surnames on my tree that are shared with notable musicians.

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