My name is Jennifer Jackson also known as Jacksbox4you in the blogging world. Genealogy/Family History has been a hobby/past time/obsession since I was in college a while back. As most family historians, I collect names, dates, and pictures, but I am really interested in the stories behind the lives of my ancestors. It is the stories that make them real to me and help me to know more about who I am.

I write a genealogy blog Our Future Rooted in Our Past that focuses on reviewing of the various websites that I have come across in my searching and those that people have sent to me to review. If you would like to look at it, please click on Please feel free to leave a comment on the site or to let me know if you would like me to review a favorite website of yours by leaving a comment on my user page at