Friday Funny – Twelve Days of Christmas – Genealogy Style

This entry was posted by Jim Sanders on Friday, 30 November, 2012 at

You know the tune, now sing out load…

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me an ancestor in a family tree.

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me 2 family bibles and an ancestor in a family tree.

On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me 3 pension files, 2 family bibles and an ancestor in a family tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 4 birth records, 3 pension files, 2 family bibles and an ancestor in a family tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 5 brick walls, 4 birth records, 3 pension files, 2 family bibles, and an ancestor in a family tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 6 marriage records, 5 brick walls, 4 birth records, 3 pension files, 2 family bibles and an ancestor in a family tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me 7 newspaper clippings, 6 marriage records, 5 brick walls, 4 birth records, 3 pension files, 2 family bibles and an ancestor in a family tree.

On the eight day of Christmas my true love gave to me 8 census records, 7 newspaper clippings, 6 marriage records, 5 brick walls, 4 birth records, 3 pension files, 2 family bibles and an ancestor in a family tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 9 letters written, 8 census records, 7 newspaper clippings, 6 marriage records, 5 brick walls, 4 birth records, 3 pension files, 2 family bibles and an ancestor in a family tree.

On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 10 old photos, 9 letters written, 8 census records, 7 newspaper clippings, 6 marriage records, 5 brick walls, 4 birth records, 3 pension files, 2 family bibles and an ancestor in a family tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me 11 death records, 10 old photos, 9 letters written, 8 census records, 7 newspaper clippings, 6 marriage records, 5 brick walls, 4 birth records, 3 pension files, 2 family bibles and an ancestor in a family tree.

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 12 rolls of microfilm, 11 death records, 10 old photos, 9 letters written, 8 census records, 7 newspaper clippings, 6 marriage records, 5 brick walls, 4 birth records, 3 pension files, 2 family bibles and an ancestor in a family tree.

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3 Responses to “Friday Funny – Twelve Days of Christmas – Genealogy Style”

  1. A new take on an old tune – love it! Would it be alright to make a print-out of it and share it with my local genealogy club when we meet next Friday?

    • Jim Sanders

      Please go ahead and share it. I would appreciate you mentioning that you found it on http://www.hiddengenealogynuggets.com.

      Regards, Jim

      • Thanks, Jim! I’ll print the page and make sure it has the URL on it. I’ll also mention that I got this post from your blog.


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