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Searching the Family Tree


1. My family coat of arms ties at the that normal?

2. My family tree is a few branches short!

3. My ancestors must be in a witness protection program!

4. Shake your family tree and watch the nuts fall!

5. My hobby is genealogy; I raise dust bunnies as pets.

6. How can one ancestor cause so much TROUBLE??

7. I looked into my family tree and found out I was a sap....

8. I'm not stuck, I'm ancestrally challenged.

9. I'm searching for myself; Have you seen me ?

10. If only people came with pull-down menus and on-line help....

11. Isn't genealogy fun? The answer to one problem, leads to two more!

12. It's 2000... Do you know where your-Great-G. Grandparents are?

13. A family reunion is an effective form of birth control.

14. A family tree can wither if nobody tends it's roots.

15. A new cousin a day keeps the boredom away.

16. After 30 days, unclaimed ancestors will be adopted.

17. Am I the only person up my tree? Sure seems like it!

18. Any family tree produces some lemons, some nuts and a few bad apples.

19. Ever find an ancestor HANGING from the family tree?

20. FLOOR: The place for storing your priceless genealogy records.

21. Gene-Allergy: It's a contagious disease, but I love it.

22. Genealogists are time unravels.

23. Genealogy is like playing hide and seek: They hide... I seek!

24. Genealogy: Tracing yourself back to better people.

25. "Crazy" is a relative term in my family.

26. A pack rat is hard to live with, but makes a fine ancestor.

27. I want to find ALL of them! So far I only have a few thousand.

28. I Should have asked them BEFORE they died!

29. I think my ancestors had several "Bad heir" days.

30. I'm always late. My ancestors arrived on the JUNEflower.

31. Only a Genealogist regards a step backwards, as progress.

32. Share your knowledge, it is a way to achieve immortality.

33. Heredity: Everyone believes in it until their children act like fools!

34. It's an unusual family that hath neither a lady of the evening or a thief.

35. Many a family tree needs pruning.

36. Shh! Be very, very quiet.... I'm hunting forebears.

37. Snobs talk as if they had begotten their own ancestors!

38. That's strange: half my ancestors are WOMEN!

39. I'm not sick, I've just got fading genes.

40. Genealogists live in the past lane.

41. Cousins marrying cousins: Very tangled roots!

42. Cousins marrying cousins: A non-branching family tree.

43. Alright! Everybody out of the gene pool!

44. Always willing to share my ignorance....

45. Documentation: The hardest part of genealogy.

46. Genealogy: Chasing your own tale!

47. Genealogy...will I ever find time to mow the lawn again?

48. That's the problem with the gene pool: NO Lifeguards.

49. I researched my family tree... and apparently I don't exist!

50. So many ancestors... SO LITTLE TIME!

~Author Unknown


Contributed by Donna Randell

Page Revised: July 2002 (Don Tate)

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