52 Ancestors: #7 Samuel Engel

Now's the time to resume the No Story Too Small challenge from last year!   This time I am going to introduce you to my Great Great Grandfather, Samuel Hirsch Engel.  He is the father of my maternal great grandmother, Tony.  Here's what I've learned over the past few years since I began researching Samuel's life. Initially as I researched, my … Continue reading 52 Ancestors: #7 Samuel Engel

52 Ancestors: #6 Antonia “Tony” Jeanette Engel

Though I only made it through 5 of my ancestors initially... I'm back at it! I took a break while I was super busy with work and The In-Depth Genealogist.  Now's the time to resume the No Story Too Small challenge.   This week I am going to introduce you to my Great Grandmother, Antonia "Tony" … Continue reading 52 Ancestors: #6 Antonia “Tony” Jeanette Engel

Margaret Clifford- High School Grad

In May I received several bags of documents, photos, and other ephemera that had been in my dad's keeping the past few years.  As I have slowly tried to get rid of the smoky stink that clings to everything, I have gone through and begun scanning and documenting the contents.  It wasn't until I began … Continue reading Margaret Clifford- High School Grad

Happy Holidays

I haven’t had a chance to post about the family history research I have been able to do over the past couple months.  I suppose that happens when you get wrapped up in finding a job (success!), traveling, visiting family, working on home improvement projects, and making Christmas presents.  Anyway, I’ve had a few minor … Continue reading Happy Holidays