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Do You Have a Border Reiver in Your Family Tree?

Do You Have a Border Reiver in Your Family Tree?

Donna Wakenight September 5, 2018 0

Yesterday, I was on Ancestry.com and received an email from a distant relative. She had a question about her great-great-great-grandfather, John Hetherington. She wondered if I knew his wife’s name. I answered her inquiry,

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Tracing My German Ancestry

Tracing My German Ancestry

Donna Wakenight May 9, 2018 0

As you know from past articles, I have been on the hunt to find out where my surname originated. My ancestor, Daniel Wakenight, is my great-great-great-great-grandfather. From census records on Ancestry.com, I know he

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What Does Your Surname Mean?

What Does Your Surname Mean?

Donna Wakenight April 3, 2018 0

Have you ever wondered what your surname means? I found a website entitled Surname Database which listed thousands of names. When you type in your last name, the database will give you the historical

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