Another month has flown by since the last time I posted! That’s the hard thing about working a full time job… it takes away from my genealogy time. I really can’t complain since I do appreciate having my engineering career and the challenges it presents, but I would like to have some brain power left … Continue reading What Clues are in the Newspaper?
I don't get to go back home very often, but when I do, my first thought is how can I squeeze in some genealogy while I am there? I don't want to miss out on quality time with family, but I can have some fun while also gathering some new nuggets for my research. So … Continue reading 5 Ways To Squeeze In Genealogy During Your Trip Back Home
Below is a photo that is far back on my family tree. Margaret is my 2X Great grandmother on my mom's side. Her father, Dennis Knowlan came from Ireland and settled in Michigan City, Indiana. And the rest... is unknown!
Since I'm a busy gal it looks like I'm just getting around to wrapping up Week 2 of my Do-over. I was surprised at the time it took for me to do my self interview. I'm not one who really talks about myself much, but in the 40 years I've been around... I've done a lot … Continue reading Week 2 of My Genealogy Do-Over
Yesterday I had the pleasure of getting most of the day with family. The drive down to my mom's house was a pleasant one as my husband, Casey, and I talked while I worked on a crochet project (he drove). This year we had decided to split our time with our respective families. I was … Continue reading Family Gatherings are the Time to Reminisce
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
Recently my friend Amy Crow, who writes No Story Too Small, challenged others to join her in writing about our ancestors each week. This is week 5 of the challenge and I am going to introduce you to my Great Grandfather, Myer Krueger. He is the father of my maternal grandmother, Shirley. Though I never got … Continue reading 52 Ancestors: #5 Myer Krueger