Minerva Catherine Innis Parrigin

Innis Family Tree A little work on Minerva reveals that her full name is Minerva Catherine and she married William Guyan Parrigin. Her children are established by the census records and then her full name is established through the use of her children’s death certificates. Daughter Tommie Alta Parrigin Howlett’s death certificate listed her mother …

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Find Your Dead in Texas!

Innis Family Tree It’s time to take a short break from Ancestry and I have heard from friends that the Texas Death Certificates are online, so that’s where I’m going to start. If you are not checking out the new records being posted on FamilySearch – now is the time. Once on the site, mouse …

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A Timeline & Some Early Thoughts

Innis Family Tree I’ve worked out a rough migration timeline for the locations based on the census records. There are a lot of family trees up on Ancestry, but I generally avoid them until after I have done my basic research through the census records and other available documents online. I like to see how …

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Leaving Colorado

Innis Family Tree I was leaving my Colorado research for awhile when I went back and read through the COGenBlog that I mentioned in one of my previous posts. That blog reminded me that I needed to search the Colorado State Archives and I eventually wound up at the Colorado Historical Records Index. There are …

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Review and Resolve

Innis Family Tree I swear that darn Arwen is like reminder central. I went with her to the program she gave the other night and having heard it twice before you would think that it would have already sunk in. It finally did this time, which confirms I’m a slow learner – something Arwen already …

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