What are you searching for??

It’s always interesting to me to see what people are searching for when they find my blog.  Sometimes I think that what I have on my site is probably helpful to them – especially if we have a common ancestor or area of interest.  There are other times though that I can’t help but think that these people must have been disappointed to find me….

I got this idea from Amy over at the wonderful We Tree blog:)  Head over there to read her interesting searches.

War of 1812  
This is probably one of the most popular search terms that brings people to my site – and that scares me.  I have no expertise and little advice on War of 1812 research.  I do have an ancestor who I think served, but I have yet to prove that.  Sorry.  I guess maybe I should do some more research and study so that I can write a proper post about this war since everyone seems so interested!!

Where Hungarians lived when they immigrated to America
I am so sorry if you came to my site looking for information on Hungarian research. I’m not sure why you were directed here, but I have NO Hungarian ancestors and no knowledge of Hungarian research.

Drank himself to death
I do have an ancestor that appears to have died of drink.

Book-a-holic website
I am a book-a-holic for sure.

I am sorry you have lost a branch off your family tree.
How sad. How on earth did you lose a branch off your tree??  I’m sorry too.

Setting of Don Quixote.
I do have an ancestor who lived in the region of Spain where Don Quixote was based.

Where is Niagara Falls located on a map.
You are much better off using Google Maps for this question.

Vapor Bath 19th Century
I did in fact mention vapor baths in one of my Shopping Through the Ages posts.

The building where cookie monster lives
I’m not kidding. I don’t ever recall talking about cookie monster. Or where he lives. And he’s definitely not in my family tree – although I do really like cookies.

Old West Mini Roulette
Sounds like fun!

Greek Family Tree including Atalanta
I don’t have any Greek roots (that I know of) and I definitely am not related to the Greek Gods.:)

bicentennial baby girl
That’s me!!

in every family is there some one famous?
I suppose eventually there is.

happiness is a warm puppy
My mom passed this book on to me and I’ve always loved it.

reading Chinese gravestones
Can’t help you there. I could probably help with Russian ones!:)

spain basque farmer clothing
Huh?

treasures in walls benton county iowa
I wonder what treasures might lie in the walls of Benton County, IA. Who knows what might be found!

what happened to the moorman slaves of virginia
I do have Moorman ancestors who lived in Virginia and owned slaves. I’m more than happy to share what little info I have on them!

dutch police handcuffs
I’m baffled. No answer here.

i am my ancestors
Yes, we are all part of our ancestors.

diaper 11 yrs
Hmmm. Is this an 11 yr old diaper or an 11 yr old in a diaper? Either way, I’m not sure why google sent you here.:)

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  • Cherie Cayemberg - January 21, 2012 - 9:10 am

    Very cool. I’ll have to d this sometime. The search result that bring people to my site often leave me wondering.

    As for the not being related to the Greek gods…don’t rule that one out. You are very tall! ;)ReplyCancel

  • Abby - January 23, 2012 - 7:59 am

    I was trying to research a lizard I’d seen this summer, and I googled, “Franklin Mountains lizards” and I found the photograph of myself on this post: http://1000milesonmyowntwofeet.blogspot.com/2011/05/high-on-mountain.html Ya, that was a good self-esteem boost :/ReplyCancel

    • Jen - January 23, 2012 - 11:30 am

      That’s funny Abby!! That happens to me all of the time when I’m doing genealogy research. :)ReplyCancel

  • Debi Austen - January 30, 2012 - 5:18 pm

    I love it when I google one of my ancestors and my blog shows up. A little disappointing, though, when I figure out there’s nothing new :-(ReplyCancel

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