Wow!! It goes back nine generations to the 1700s. That's a bear long time ago.
But what about me? Do I have a family history?
I decided to look through some old papers that Mama said she had found, which might relate to me.
This is a beary old looking postcard from the Athabasca Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta. It's from a bear named Daniel Alexander Mackenzie Bear. It's sent to Jean Maggie McDiarmid Bear in Scotland. Hmmm... I wonder if we're related? I always thought I might have a wee bit of Scottish blood in me!
I think I found something!!!
This is a photo of Simon Schwartz Bear. There's a note on the back of the photograph that says he was a Quaker Bear! Ooohh... exciting.
This is a photo of Hermine Braun Bear. She married Simon apparently. They lived a simple life and were great farmers. I knew I got my green paw from somewhere!
What else... ahh... this is Jean Maggie McDiarmid Bear. She looks like a tough bear... wouldn't want to mess with her. Apparently she worked at Starbucks...
And this is Daniel Alexander Mackenzie Bear!! According to the back of the photo, he was a pilot in the Royal Canadian Bear Force. He trained in the Edmonton area and then served overseas. Wow... cool!
I think these four bears must be my grandparents but I haven't found any info on my parents. Other than Mama of course... but she adopted me... so that doesn't count. I'll have to do some more digging. Have you done any family tree research? I know Beanie Mouse has...