Frank & Anna (Lindner) Zalewski Family, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - 1907 - Family Group Sheet

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Another photo from my wife’s family collection. This is a photo of her grandparents. Her late grandfather, Keith Moran, and her grandmother Barb (Collins).  You can tell that Keith worked a lot with his hands since he has huge arms.

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Wordless Wednesday – June 17th

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Tell Me Thursday – Zalewski Family

This is another photo I scanned recently from a Zalewski Genealogy booklet. Back row: Mary (Gierszewski), My great-great-grandmother Anna (Lindner), my great-grandfather Joseph & Martha (Strelka) — Front row: Frances (Cybela), Helen (Stroinski) & Angeline (Pierzchalski) – Milwaukee, Summer 1925

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Wordless Wednesday – June 10th

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Weekly History: June 7th – 13th

June 7th This is my mother’s birthday. Happy Birthday, Mom. June 8th This is my grandmother’s birthday. Happy Birthday, Grandma. June 11th 1757 – Born – Anna Catherina CROX – Anna is my 6th-great-grandmother on my mother’s side. She was born at Genk, Limburg, Belgium. In 1778, she married Wilhelmus Van CRAYBECK. She passed away […]

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A Celebration of Irish Names

Lisa at Small-leaved Shamrock has posted the 13th edition of the Carnival of Irish Heritage and Culture. This one deals with Irish surnames and clans. It includes my entry which deals with my Corrigan surname. Take a look and dive into the Irish history.

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Weekly History: May 31st – June 6th

June 1 1996 – Died – Irene (ZALEWSKI) LUTZENBERGER – Irene is my great-aunt, sister of my Grandpa Zalewski. She was born 17 Jul 1920 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I know I met her sometime in my life, but I really don’t remember ever meeting her. She is buried with her husband Ervin at Holy Cross […]

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Help Wanted

I went to the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s Golda Meir Library last week to spend some time looking through old newspapers for obituaries. UWM has all of the Milwaukee Sentinel and Milwaukee Journal (and Journal-Sentinel) papers on microfilm back to about 1886 or so. I found a few obituaries, the earliest being from 1939. […]

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