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Monday, December 12, 2011

12 Days of Christmas for Genealogists

My all-time favorite version of the 12 Days of Christmas
was sung by the Muppets (b-dum bum bum).
 
 
Here's another version ~ suitable for genealogists:
 
On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
a branch in my family tree.

On the 2nd day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
two round-trip tickets,
and a clue to the family mystery.

On the 3rd day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
three new cousins,
two round-trip tickets,
and a branch in my family tree.

On the 4th day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
four family bibles,
three new cousins,
two round-trip tickets,

and a new name for my family pedigree.

On the 5th day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
five days in Utah,
four family bibles,
three new cousins,
two round-trip tickets,
and a branch in my family tree.

On the 6th day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
six Flip Pals scanning,
five days in Utah,
four family bibles,
three new cousins,
two round-trip tickets,
and a book of our family history.

On the 7th day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
seven films a' scrolling, 
six Flip Pals scanning,
five days in Utah,
four family bibles,
three new cousins,
two round-trip tickets,
and a branch in my family tree.

On the 8th day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
eight forms of sourcing,
seven films a' scrolling, 
six Flip Pals scanning
five days in Utah,
four family bibles,
three new cousins,
two round-trip tickets,
and a new date for my genealogy.

On the 9th day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
nine headstone rubbings,
eight forms of sourcing,
seven films a' scrolling, 
six Flip Pals scanning
five days in Utah,
four family bibles,
three new cousins,
two round-trip tickets,
and a branch in my family tree.

On the 10th day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
ten archival filings,
nine headstone rubbings,
eight forms of sourcing,
seven films a' scrolling, 
six Flip Pals scanning
five days in Utah (b-dum bum bum),
four family bibles,
three new cousins,
two round-trip tickets,
and a Gedcom of my family tree.

On the 11th day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
eleven towns a' mapping,
ten archival filings,
nine headstone rubbings,
eight forms of sourcing,
seven films a' scrolling, 
six Flip Pals scanning
five days in Utah (b-dum bum bum),
four family bibles,
three new cousins,
two round-trip tickets,
and a branch in my family tree.

On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me;
twelve drives a' flashing,
eleven towns a' mapping,
ten archival filings,
nine headstone rubbings,
eight forms of sourcing,
seven films a' scrolling, 
six Flip Pals scanning
five days in Utah (b-dum bum bum),
four family bibles,
three new cousins,
two round-trip tickets,
and a suitable-for-framing family tree.

1 comment:

Wendy said...

Amen to the genealogy version!

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