Welcome to Greta's Genealogy
I'll be using this website to share my family history and the tools I use in research. "My Genealogy Toolbox" contains some useful links and "My Blogs" will take you to my blogs, where I post articles on my research. This is still a work in progress, so keep checking for updates.
How to use this website:
There are two ways to navigate this website: one is to use the "slide-out" menu that appears when you run your cursor over the anchor pages listed to the left, and the other is to click on the anchor pages and then click on the appropriate link on that page. The slide-out menu appears for the "My Families" page and for the "Stuart's Families" page. At this point "My Genealogy Toolbox" includes only half of the subjects that it will eventually include; the other half are on my blog, Greta's Genealogy Bog (which can be accessed from the "My Blogs" page). Also, some of the subjects do not yet contain links. Eventually both this website and my blog should have a complete list of subjects with links.
For the "My Families" and "Stuart's Families" anchor pages, the slide-out menus show our direct ancestors only. However, many of the siblings of our direct ancestors also have separate pages which can be accessed through links on the pages of their parents. For instance, the page of my great-grandfather Hiram Carroll Brinlee, Jr. includes a list of his children. To see the page for James Edward Brinlee, my grandfather Lawrence Carroll Brinlee's brother, you can click on James Edward's name, which is linked to his page.
You will also see small numbers in red following some of the information on these pages - these link to source citations on the "Sources" page, and some of those citations in turn link to images of the sources I used. I plan for the family pages to eventually contain links to blog articles on the research I have done on these families, Google Maps showing where these ancestors lived, and perhaps timelines and genealogy charts.
The "Acknowledgments" page will contain a list of people - mostly but not all relatives - who have inspired, encouraged, and helped me in my research. A number of them are people whom I consider to be the leading researchers on these family lines. Many people have been incredibly generous in sharing their information, expertise, photographs, and family stories and memories.