if someone had told me about researching for my family history I would probably had said I would probably be little insane doing so, but then I have came a long way since 1997 I taught myself how to do a crossed referenced everything that I could get my hands on and making copies on what I find. that is birth records and death records and some marriage licenses or marriage bonds.one of the strangest thing to me about genealogy is the acceptance of family members married their relatives during the early days of America. from what i was told about my family they take care of there own or help raised kids and so forth on the other hand if you got a small family you married with in the family. in my case, i have so many ancestors that had 13 to 16 kids. which is a lot to type into the Family tree maker program like i said it wasn’t for our ancestors we would not be here. during my search i found that my 3rd great grandpa had married his 1st cousin can we say eww another ancestor married at least three times.