Bill's Genealogy Blog

Bill Buchanan is a long-time genealogy enthusiast, living in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada. This blog will describe my experiences as I research my family history and help others.

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Location: Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada

I am a retired online school teacher. I love family history. Since 2007, I have spent much of my time providing part-time support for the world's largest free family history site This is very rewarding. I have helped others with the Family Tree and related FamilySearch products.
Since April 2010, I have served in the Edmonton Riverbend Family History Centre. I have a FHC blog at Bill's Family History Center Blog For information the Latter-day Saints and family history click

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Ing Family Reunion
I really enjoyed the family reunion. As usual, I brought a descendancy chart so that everyone could find their family. I was happy to receive updates.

Conversation was a big part of things, sometimes accompanied by cribbage or other games. Outside we had a horse-shoes competition and I let myself get talked into competing. To my total dismay, Darlene and I made it into the final round, where we were defeated 21-15 by Dave and Diane. (If I had thought there was any chance of making it to the final round I would have borrowed some sunscreen! Oh well, hindsight is 20/20, as they say.)

They also had a beanbag toss, where Judy and Laurel took part. Andrew's family also came. We had at least 40 people there, about an average turn-out for the Ing family reunion. I found a new genealogy buddy among the younger generation. That is always a plus! I had invited cousins from North Carolina and Australia, but they couldn't come. Maybe next time ...


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