Story Mic

How I Found 100 Lost Ancestors in my Family Tree


What discoveries have you made in your ancestry research? In today's episode, Peggy Lauritsen reveals her amazing overnight encounter, leading to the identification of over 100 lost ancestors in her family tree.

Peggy also narrates her experience of following a gut feeling she had to look closely at a death certificate her sister found, resulting in another wonderful discovery.

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