I also thought it would be fun to do a geography wordle, a cloud showing where my family put down roots (originated, lived for a least a generation or where a major life event occurred like birth, marriage or death). For simplicity's sake I just did countries, states and counties (or the equivalent) I did one for my paternal branch:
And one for my maternal branch:
Since I have some ancestors who came to America during the colonial era, I included the names of those colonies in honor of that part of my family tree, New Netherland, Lange Eylant and Plymouth Colony are examples. Just an FYI for anyone interested: the trick I used to keep place names together was to eliminate the space, i.e. San Joaquin is typed as SanJoaquin.