Ancestor Approved Award

I am honored that Dr. Bill Smith, who writes the blog, Dr. Bill Tells Ancestor Stories, has chosen me as a recipient of the Ancestor Approved Award. This award was created by Leslie Ann Ballou as “a way to let my fellow genealogy bloggers know how much I appreciate and enjoy their blogs full of tips and tricks as well as funny and heartwarming stories”.

It’s gratifying to know (and I’m sure many bloggers would agree) that people are actually reading what I write and are enjoying it.

The rules of this award state that the recipient list ten things they have learned about any of their ancestors that has surprised, humbled, or enlightened them and then pass the award along to ten other bloggers who they feel are doing their ancestors proud. I’m happy to pass the award to the following bloggers:

Denise Barrett Olson  –

Julie Cahill Tarr  –

Jasia Smasha  –

Sally Jacobs  –

Ben Sayer  –

Brenda K. Wolfgram Moore  –

Roger Moffat  –

Lee Drew  –

Karen Krugman  –

Cheryl Fleming Palmer  –

Some of the things I have learned that have surprised, humbled, or enlightened me will have to wait for another time.

Thanks again, Bill, for this award! I really appreciate it.


5 thoughts on “Ancestor Approved Award

  1. Dave, thank you for thinking of me! I’m honored to have this award bestowed upon me! Sorry for the delay in getting back to you to say thank you!

    Tax season here so we’ve been up to our ears in tax forms & customers!


  2. Dave, Thank you for explaining this award. I am new to genealogy blogs but have seen this award and have been wondering about it. And thank you for listing the blogs that you passed the award on to, it looks like a really great list.


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