For those of you into fictional genealogy, Cassandra sent me a note about mapping out the genealogy of the characters in the Harry Potter books. J.K. Rowling, the series’ author, is a big fan of genealogy, and has included a lot of back history of the various characters.
First off, happy holidays to everybody. If you’re like me, you’re doing a lot of genealogy research over the next week or so, including interviews with family members, etc.
If you want something to get the children interested, Gilles Maurice has put together a genealogy site about Disney characters (Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, etc.).
Ancestry.com had these Harry Potter-related tidbits in their monthly update (advertising the new census information from the UK that has just recently become available)
Since the new Harry Potter book came out, there’s been an increase of interest in this fictional boy-wizard.
Here’s a look at some sites that feature his genealogy.
If you’ve ever read or seen more than a handful of American Western novels and/or movies, there is a good chance you’ve come across Louis L’Amour.