Over the past few years I have had a keen interest in Genealogy. Learning about the families and the history of the families that contributed to me being here. It has been an interesting task, difficult but rewarding at the same time. On the Norval side of things it has been easier as many people sharing the surname seem to have an interest in the family history. I have got quite a bit of info from them and from people contacting me after visiting my website.
My Mothers side has not been so easy. Trying to find info on the Botes surname and history has been quite confusing at times. People that have done the research seem to want money to share their info … Seems fair to get some compensation for all their hard work but I ain’t paying. So I am left scratching around.Continue reading “Genealogy and Family History”