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Our first encounter with Rabbi Huebsch moved us to tears, but is he even related to our (great-)grandfather Bernhardt?
1525 – May 2010
How I came to identify Pepa Grass and Isak Wolf Fink
abt 1926 – 1986
A surprising artifact discovered after a parent's death leads to a series of discoveries and an ongoing interest in genealogy.
October 1937 – August 2006
A great-grandson's search for his ancestor's biological roots using DNA
March 2, 1889 – February 26, 1983
Whassup with the Christopher Columbus in my family?
First steps in understanding my great-grandfather's quest to become a policeman in Washington DC
August 1871 – 1942
By Bonnie, the granddaughter she never knew
1901 – 2010
What was once a fantastical piece of family lore concerning George Washington in 1776, was given a mystic Amphibian dimension in 1993.
1734 – October 1993
Jozef and Esther Rutner Joshowitz's Family Story
3/25/1882 – 1960
Tracks the Suttleman/Zitelman family from the area around Rivne, Ukraine to Baltimore, Maryland and Curitiba, Brazil
4/18/1858 – 2011
85 years later, a niece and a great-grand niece rediscover a friendship that lasted a lifetime and spanned three continents
1904 – 2013
Nels Sommer & Ane Marie Jonasen met and married in Denmark and had their first two children there before emigrating to Rockford, Illinois.
21 May 1852 – 18 Mar 1940
Abel and Jessie Lee Lynch were just about to retire to the good life down in Florida, when.....
ca 1892 – April 1939
I consider this my first "genealogy" moment. 1984. I was 9 years old.
1984 – December 1984
Remiro Spicer recovered from injury and months at the infamous Andersonville prison to raise a family in Upstate New York
November 25, 1840 – May 4, 1926
Crossing the threshold after 210 years, two branches of the same family re-unite under a single roof
1766 – 03/19/2013
My Dad in 5 questions.
1933 – 2003
How the truth behind my grand-mother's life was revealed as gossip at her burial, and only shown to be true 20 years later.
1891 – 1987
A letter to my daughter introducing her to her namesake.
1922 – 2006
She caught the bouquet and I caught the garter. Later that evening, Sylvia made an announcement. Mother is always right!
June 4, 1971 – December 26, 1971
How in finding the man, I discovered my Galician roots.
1849 – 2012
Your Pop-pop and I want you to know about our parents, for whom you were named.
1900 – 2011
Not many people can say they got started at 12, but I did! Here's the full story.
July 1991 – 2013
Here's how Grandmom's family left Russia for a new life in the U.S. fifteen years before she was born.
April 15, 1858 – 1950