Children of Thomas & Emma Jane (Firmenich) Corrigan - 1914 - Family Group Sheet

Natural Burials

Ran across an article in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel this morning about new burial options at some of the area’s largest cemeteries, Natural (or Green) Burials. According to the article: All burials in this area will include a biodegradable coffin, or a shroud and other container, and no toxic embalming or concrete vaults. No individual markers […]

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Tell Me Thursday: Boys Being Boys

This is a photo from my wife’s family tree. The boy on the right is her grandfather, Keith Moran. The other boys are listed as being Ralph and Lyle, who I assume are family but I don’t have all of the information. There is another photo of these three boys making more faces. The location […]

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Wordless Wednesday

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Tombstone Tuesday: Crossing Families

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So, it looks like I’m running low on headstone photos. Darn you, Tombstone Tuesday. I’m going to start posting headstones from my wife’s family research. This week’s headstone is from her great-great grandparent’s Gustave Ferdinand GYRION and his wife Josephine FRANCOIS. Gustave was born in 1858 in Belgium and passed away in 1934. Josephine was […]

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Weekly History: Welcome Back

Sorry. Been busy doing other things and due to my short attention span, sometimes I get involved in other things and lose interest in the other stuff quickly. Though, that does mean I come back into genealogy more often and usually with a lot of interest. Here’s is my family history for the week of […]

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Tombstone Tuesday: DeBroux

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This weeks photo is that of my great-great-grandparents, Joseph & Mary Philomene (LAURENT) DEBROUX. The stone is located in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Norwood, Langlade Co., Wisconsin. Joseph DEBROUX was born 1864 in Grand Chute, Outagamie Co., Wisconsin to Desire and Desiree DEBROUX. He married Philomene LAURENT on 8 Sep 1891 in Langlade Co. She […]

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Tombstone Tuesday: Zalewski

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This week’s tombstone is that of my grandfather, Richard Zalewski. Richard passed away on April 18th, 1999. His death (along with a newspaper article) spurred my interest in genealogy and here we are today. Unfortunately, my Zalewski line is one of the toughest to research and he may have had information I could have used. […]

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Weekly History: April 12 – 18

Sorry, I haven’t been posting recently. I had other things going on and I was also not doing much research. But, I will get back on the horse today. Happy Easter. April 12 1923 – Married – Maurice CORRIGAN and Agnes BRAATZ. My great-grandparents were married in Iron Mountain, Dickinson Co., Michigan. Maurice and Agnes […]

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