Tell Me Thursday: Wedding

This is a photo from my grandparent's wedding on August 28, 1948 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Port Washington, Wisconsin. The church is known for it's large decorations and ceiling. It's also frequently painted along with downtown Port Washington as it sits on a high hill overlooking the … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

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Weekly History: Nov 1st-7th

Happy Día de los Muertos! Ok, I'm back. I didn't have any time for genealogy research, so I fell behind on everything. November 2 1901 - Born - Leon Joseph DEBROUX - Leon is my great-grandfather on my mother's side. He was born in Phlox, Langlade Co., Wisconsin to Joseph & Mary Philomene … [Read more...]

Tell Me Thursday: Hawaii

This is a photo of my grandfather, Richard Zalewski, from when he was in the navy. He never saw combat, but was stationed in a few places, including Hilo, Hawaii as seen above. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Oct 14th

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SNGF: Your All-time Favorite Song

Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings posted his Saturday Night Genealogy Fun and I'm going to do it on a Monday. Why? Because I can. 1. What is your all-time favorite song? Yep, number 1. It's hard to choose sometimes. If you made your favorite all-time Top 40 music selections, what would be #1? 2. Tell … [Read more...]

Weekly History..or Not

Sadly, there isn't really any weekly history for these 7 days. There are a few dates from my French-Canadian ancestors, but I don't have much more info on them then just dates and that's not too exciting to read. I haven't actually been doing too much genealogy research lately, so I don't have a … [Read more...]

Weekly History: Sept 20th – 26th

September 21st 1750 - Married - Antoine LAFOND & Josephte CHEVREFILS-BELISLE - Antoine and Josephte are my 7th-great-grandparents. They were married in St. Antoine de la Baie-du-Febrve, Yamaska, Quebec, Canada. September 22nd 1962 - Died - Pieter Franciscus VAN PARIJS - Pieter is my … [Read more...]