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...]

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...]

Zalewski: It’s all in the name

Zalewski. Not a name you see everyday. Americanized, which is quite common. Though, not very hard to pronounce, some people just shred it because it ends in "ski." We pronounce it zuh-loo-ski, but I'm told the original pronunciation is something like shuh-lef-ski due to the polish version of these … [Read more...]

Frank & Anna

The farthest back I can go on my Zalewski line is to Frank & Anna Zalewski. They would be my great-great grandparents. Unfortunately, I don't know much about this couple, except what I can gather through research and my grandmother. My grandfather passed away before I could ask him about the … [Read more...]

Calling all Zalewskis

I'd like to compile the largest database of Zalewski family trees this side of Poland. The first step in this process is to collect these family trees. So, I'm asking all of you with Zalewski family trees out there to send them my way. As long as you send them in a format that I can read, it doesn't … [Read more...]

The new tree

So here is some information on the new tree that will be merging with mine very soon. Darcy's tree is a bit different from mine, which is nice since it allows me to research other types of ancestors that I'm not used to. She has a few ancestors that were in the Revolutionary War and a few in the … [Read more...]

More Zalewski’s

Oooh, a post title with a double-meaning. Well, for one, there have been a few additions to the Zalewski Surname Project over at Family Tree DNA. Thanks to everyone who has joined! If you're a Zalewski or related to one, see what you're missing by looking at my Zalewski Surname DNA Study … [Read more...]

Create your own family website

I ran across this via Lifehacker. It looks to be a website that allows you to create a "family website" including family trees, photos, calendar, and maps. It's called JotSpot Family Site. Use our quick family tree builder to see all the family generations at a glance. Never forget the names of … [Read more...]