One of the most solid, longest standing brick walls in my personal genealogy research has come down this week. This wall has stood since I started researching my family in 1999, though I didn’t heavily pursue it until a bit later. I now have the names of my paternal 3rd-great-grandparents on my Zalewski line. Meet […]

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Major William Vaughan


The ninth ancestor in my 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks 2017 project is Major William VAUGHAN. He is my wife's maternal 9th-great-grandfather. I…

Tracking the Water


Heads up. This is going to be a non-genealogy post, but it may an interesting read to some. Fair warning though, it…

George Henry Cleveland (1871-1924)


The seventh ancestor in my 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is my wife's maternal great-great-grandfather, George Henry CLEVELAND. The relationship line is my wife → …
Troka Family

Nepomucena


The fifth ancestor in my 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is my 3rd-great-grandmother, Nepomucena (Ne-po-moo-see-nah) Susanna (SYLDATK) SZULTA. I am related to…

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…