Thompson and Quinet

St. Paul's Cemetery

Yesterday, my wife and I made a trip up north to the Wrightstown, Wisconsin area to search for a few headstones for my family tree. It was a nice day and we decided to spend most of it outside.I wasn't exactly sure which cemetery they were buried in, if any, but we checked the first one we ran … [Read more...]

Flickr

www.flickr.com I did a bunch of updates to my Flickr account. I had signed up for it awhile ago, but never used it. I still plan to use my own website for most of my genealogy pictures, but some will go there for all to see. Above is a selection of some of the cemetery photos I took … [Read more...]

Links

Today's Links Family Link -It's like Facebook mixed with Genealogy. It's a social-networking type site that allows you to share/connect/communicate with other genealogists researching in your area, in your family, etc. It's brand-new, but it looks to have a lot of potential. Help it out by … [Read more...]

Research Update

I've been working this week on my family line. I've been hitting a few of the brick walls to see if anymore information is available using a couple of resources. I usually first use Ancestry's "My Ancestry" family tree section, since I can browse right to the individual I want to use. All of their … [Read more...]

Hanging Out My Genes

I saw a show on the National Geographic channel a few years ago about Genetic Genealogy, or Genetealogy as the cool kids call it. It really interested me. I've recently become more interested in world history, especially in the areas of my ancestors and how they lived (This would've been helpful in … [Read more...]

Life in Rural Wisconsin

The Corrigan Brothers

I came across a very interesting letter in my genealogy collection. I'm not really sure how I got it, but I assume it's from my grandmother. It's a letter written by my great-great Uncle Edwin Corrigan that he wrote to another relative. In the letter, he describes his life growing up in rural … [Read more...]

Dad/Son meet Mom/Daughter

As I was browsing my family tree information on the site, I noticed that some of the parent-child relationships were messed up. It seems to be mainly located on the tree of my wife. I only checked a few generations before I gave up editing them via the website. I'll re-upload the GEDCOM when I'm … [Read more...]

From the Beginning..

The way that I got started doing genealogy research happened in 1999. I had always been somewhat interested in my ancestors, especially related to my surname, but most people are. My grandfather, Richard Zalewski, had passed away that year of cancer. Around that time, I had also run across some … [Read more...]