Surname Saturday: DEBROUX

The DeBroux surname first enters my family tree as my maternal grandmother's maiden name. The surname itself is Belgian, at least when I trace it back from America. According to Ancestry.com, the surname along with the preposition de (‘from’), denoting someone from either of two places called Broux, … [Read more...]

Follow Friday

Here are some good geneablog reads for this week from around the tubes. Sadly, Elyse's mother passed away this week. Elyse posted a wonderful, heartfelt post about her mother on her blog, Elyse's Genealogy Blog. Send your thoughts and prayers her way this week. Jasia at Creative Gene wrote an … [Read more...]

Way Back Wednesday

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This is a photo from my grandmother's 8th Grade class in November 1939. My grandmother, Mary Jane CORRIGAN, is in the 3rd row from the left and 4th from the back. Her twin brother, my great-uncle, Tommy is also in the class. He is the boy the in the far bottom right corner, closest to the camera. … [Read more...]