Ask Yourself This Question…

Eleventh Stack

Today’s very important question comes to you from guest writer Audrey! You can find out more about her and the rest of the Eleventh Stack team on our About Us page.

Who do you think you are? 

That is the question!  And who is most likely to be asking this question?  Genealogists!

It is the question that propels us to climb our family tree.  It is the question that drives us to a state of obsession.  We forsake all other interests and obligations as we pursue those elusive ancestors through libraries, archives, and yes…even cemeteries.  How many of us have sacrificed our own personal comfort to trudge along endless rows of unreadable tombstones as we are baked by the sun, bitten by vicious insects, and attacked by savage weeds.  Don’t kid yourself.  Genealogy requires grit and stamina and tenacity (as well as assorted bottles of sun screen, insect repellent…

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