Life in Rural Wisconsin

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...]

I’m from Holland. Isn’t that veird?

Here is an interesting story from my maternal line. I've worked on researching this, but I've come up empty. Charles Van Price (Van Parijs) was born in the early 1800s and came to U.S. in 1874. He traveled to Dousman, Wisconsin in Waukesha County. He worked for Mr. Dousman, later moved to Little … [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...]

Here’s Johnny!

I'm back again or am planning on it at least. I know, I know, you've heard that before. Though, I have a lot more free time lately and I've already been doing some more research. I actually found some more leads and doing some more research using my subscription. I have to admit that … [Read more...]