Published by FamilySearch: Two Brothers & A Bucket List: #IAmAPioneer

“There is so much to do that changes one’s life,” was the motto that Steve Anderson took to heart growing up on the Minnesota plains. With nothing but grass and fields for miles, he found himself with plenty of time on his hands, but not a lot to do. “I was about eleven years old,”…

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Published by FamilySearch: Education Wasn’t a Consideration: #IAmAPioneer

I grew up on a coal mining town way back in the mountains of West Virginia. Life wasn’t very easy in our small town because the coal mining company owned everything; I mean EVERYTHING. They owned all the houses, all the businesses and nearly everything else. Even the school was greatly influenced by the coal…

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Published by FamilySearch: Blazing New Paths: Genealogists Share Their Achievements in Pioneer Stories

We all have pioneer stories, ways in which we’ve blazed new paths to give ourselves and our families a chance at a brighter future. Documenting this legacy in family records can allow it to be shared with generations to come. Some people hear the phrase pioneer stories and immediately imagine covered wagons crossing the plains.…

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Published by FamilySearch: Rhonna Farrer: #IAmAPioneer Story

I’m the first one in my family to develop an app. In fact, I’m the first one of anyone in my circle- extended family & friends- to develop an app. At times it can feel daunting. It’s such a whole new world and technology is always changing & evolving so it’s important to stay ahead…

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