My mom and I spent many hours together piecing together our family genealogy in the years before she died. She did most of the heavy liftin...
My mom and I spent many hours together piecing together our family genealogy in the years before she died. She did most of the heavy lifting, and I did boring stuff like looking for people in newspapers, or helping her do grave etchings. I've currently gotten into this once more thanks to Ancestry.com.
One of the big names (i.e., bells ring when you hear that name) in my family history is Foster -- and thanks to Ancestry.com and the research that they are able to connect me to, I've been able to trace my family back quite far on that line.
There's also this guy online who has lots of awesome links and info about the Fosters/Forster/Forresters and the family history.... but what stood out most to me was the family crest and motto: