Tag Archives: #AncestorClips

Ken Hardman teaching at Family Roots Conference in St. George, Utah

Speaking Event –#AncestorClips – Writing, Filming, and Producing meaningful family history stories –A class presentation at Family Roots Conference, Sep. 28-29, 2018, St. George, Utah. Syllabus

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Margaret Holden Hardman – Ever Onward

As the smoke of the industrial revolution continuously settled on residents of Manchester England, in 1834, death persistently came to rest on the small home of Margaret and Richard Hardman. Likely with broken heart wondering if she would ever have … Continue reading

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Jens Hansen – Turning the Tide

Young Jens felt alone on the Oro Isle; alone as a boy could be. His mother and brother were taken in death, his father was gone, so you see His grandmother’s sister took him into her fold, but the fold … Continue reading

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Myrtle and Edna Elton – About Pigs, Giggles, and a #3 Bath Tub

Nine-year-old Edna ran through the orchard with her straight brown hair flapping in the summer air. “Hey Myrtle!” She called back to her ten-year-old sister. “Watch this.” Edna jumped on to a pig, patted his side, and held on. “We’re … Continue reading

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2016 – 10 Most Read AncestorClips

Thanks for reading AncestorClips in 2016 – Click below and enjoy again the most read stories. Stand by for more inspiring stories in 2017. Abraham and Elizabeth Coon – Ever Faithful Ardella Elizabeth Anderson – The Greatest Scare of my … Continue reading

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Rootstech 2017 – Blog 60 second stories they actually read

I’m presenting at Rootstech 2017 on how to write #AncestorClips. I’d love to have you in my session. #AncestorClips are very short stories about very real people. Each clip nurtures awareness of a time, a place, and the character of a man … Continue reading

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William Parley Elton – Poet of Honor

My great-grandfather William was 11 when his father died, and the English officers came to take him and his four brothers to the poorhouse. “How we clung to mother’s dress,” he said. Isabella was, a little woman. But in faith … Continue reading

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