Weekly History: June 13th – 19th

Weekly History for my family tree. As always, you can find this on the Dates & Anniversaries page and now even with a cool calendar. June 13th 1774 - Died - Josephte CHEVREFILS-BELISLE - Josephte is my 7th-great-grandmother on my mother's side. She was born 11 Nov 1719 in Montreal, Quebec, … [Read more...]

Way Back Wednesday: Emma and Family

Emma and Family

This is a photo from July 1940 of my great-great-grandmother, Emma Jane FIRMENICH, on the left with her 3rd husband, George Cook. On the right is my great-great-aunt, Sadie CORRIGAN. … [Read more...]

Weekly History: June 6th – 12th

Weekly history from our family tress. As always, you can find any of this information on the Dates & Anniversaries page. June 7th Today is my mom's birthday. Happy Birthday, Mom! 1669 - Born - Maria Catherina STOLTZENHABER - Maria is my wife's 8th-great-grandmother on her father's side. … [Read more...]

Way Back Wednesday

Richard Zalewski

I'm almost positive that this is my grandfather, Richard Zalewski. It was with my grandparent's photos and it looks like a younger version of him. I'm assuming it was taken sometime in the mid-to-late 1920s since Richard was born in 1921. … [Read more...]

Weekly History: May 30th – June 5th

The important dates in my family history for this week (a day late.) As always, you can find this info on the Dates & Anniversaries page. June 2nd 1789 - Married - Johannes VENNINGER & Elisabeth FLECK - Johannes and Elisabeth are my wife's 5th-great-grandparents on her … [Read more...]

Weekly History: May 23rd – 29th

My family history for this week. As always, you can find this information out at any time on the Dates & Anniversaries page. May 25th 1922 - Died - Ignatz Peter SZULTA - Ignatz is my 3rd-great-grandfather on my father's side. He was born 30 Jan 1849 in Bukowa Góra, Sulęczyno Parish, … [Read more...]

Way Back Wednesday: The Lone House

House

This man originally purchased the house that my grandparents lived in from 1955-2005, until I bought it. He actually wanted the brick version of the house, so he purchased another one. He is pictured here on the land where his house is being built. Way in the back is his original purchased house, my … [Read more...]

Weekly History: May 16th – 22nd

The history of my family for this week. As always, you can find this information anytime on the Dates & Anniversaries page. May 16th 1842 - Born - John HUIZEL - John is my wife's great-great-grandfather on her father's side. He was born in Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. He married Barbara REINDL … [Read more...]