I’m not sure how I fell into it this past week, but I decided to jump head first into trying to find and record all of the Zalewski lines in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. My main reasoning is to try to figure out where my great-great-grandfather, Frank Zalewski, was born (or possibly his brother Jacob.) […]

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The Union Man


The fourth ancestor in my 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks project this year is my maternal great-grandfather, Leon Joseph DeBROUX. I'm related…

Crossing The Streams


The third "ancestor" in my 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks project this year is (in one direction) my first cousin, twice removed,…

You Can Call Me Charles


The second ancestor in my 52 Ancestors project this year is my maternal great-great-grandfather, Carl Friedrich Herman LAST, also known as Charles.…

A Surprise Find


I recently got back into doing some genealogical research on my family. For awhile I've felt stuck on most lines since I've…