Way Back Wednesday: 4 Generations

Firmenich 4 Generations

This is a "4 Generations" shot of the Firmenich -> Corrigan -> Olsen line. Included is my 3rd-great-grandfather, Mathias FIRMENICH; his daughter and my great-great-grandmother, Emma Jane (FIRMENICH) CORRIGAN; her daughter, Clarice (CORRIGAN) OLSEN; and Clarice's daughter, Renee. The photo was … [Read more...]

Weekly History: April 25th – May 1st

Emma Jane Firmenich

Here are these week's important dates. As always, you can view these whenever you like on the Dates & Anniversaries page. April 27th Happy birthday to my grandmother, Mary Jane, and her twin brother, Tom! April 28th 1941 - Died - Emma Jane FIRMENICH - Emma Jane is my … [Read more...]

Oooh, Shiny..

UPDATE 5/24/12: This specific widget is no longer being used on my new template, though I am working on something similar. I had some crazy idea earlier this week on something I wanted to develop for the site. I thought, what if people were able to hover over links that I have to my family tree … [Read more...]

Way Back Wednesday: The Boys

Troka/Zalewski/Szulta

This is a picture of the men of the Troka, Zalewski, Szulta, and other families. The photo includes both my great-grandfather and his father-in-law, my great-great-grandfather. Also included are some great uncles and some other family members. Here are the names of everyone in the photo. Back row: … [Read more...]

Weekly History: April 18th – 24th

I plan on adding major events for both my family tree and my wife's family tree from now on. That should help some of those less busy weeks. As always, you can find all of this information yourself on the Dates & Anniversaries page. April 18th 1892 - Married - Thomas J CORRIGAN & Emma … [Read more...]

Family Tree Overhaul

Construction

I recently re-installed the Family Tree area of my website. You won't really notice anything different, but I had to do some back-end stuff. It's been awhile since I had originally installed the site, so it became pretty confusing. A clean install is much nicer. But, along with this new install, … [Read more...]

Tombstone Tuesday: St. Mary’s

An early spring photo from St. Mary's Cemetery in Port Washington, Wisconsin. With the leafless trees and gentle blue sky, it's a mix between beautiful and a sinister this time of the year. [ Find-a-Grave Link ] … [Read more...]

Ancestor Approved

Thanks for everyone who sent me an "Ancestor Approved" award. In recognition for receiving this award, I will follow the directions and list ten things about my ancestors that have "inspired, surprised, humbled, or enlightened me and to then pass the award along to ten other bloggers whom I feel … [Read more...]