It has been awhile since my last blog post, and for that I apologize to my regular readers. On October 4th, I lost my father and, as you can imagine, writing a blog post was the last thing on my mind.
With the passing of another generation of my family, my thoughts turned back to my family history and I renewed my membership with Ancestry.com. For the past several weeks I have once again been researching my many ancestors and have been making more incredible discoveries.
I had previously thought that I had found as many famous relatives as was humanly possible, but I have managed to discover even more. I have recently been able to add Spencer Tracy as a direct blood relative, and then I was able to add both Lucille Ball and Amelia Earhart as family members, although by marriage only.
I was surprised that Spencer Tracy was a cousin as his best friend, Humphrey Bogart, was also a direct relation of mine. In fa