A new organization was being formed and started in Morrison County. I attended the charter meeting and wasn’t even sure what genealogy was or how to spell it, but had always enjoyed stories told by my grandfather, even if he was not from this county. But my spouse’s family had definite Morrison County roots, I believe. Needless to say, I have found my membership most fulfilling, but far from complete is my family search and, my, how the surname list does grow. Though my genealogy has not been on fast forward, the many special friends and projects are equally important. Who would think friends would consider a cemetery excursion exciting? Well, it can be, and especially if something searched for is found.
Date of Essay: October 24, 2011