Not many people can say they got started at 12, but I did! Here's the full story.
Some of our best family heirlooms are the things Grammy kept from her wedding.
John Owens Sr. Indian Trader
She caught the bouquet and I caught the garter. Later that evening, Sylvia made an announcement. Mother is always right!
The story of how my great-grandmother almost didn't make it to the U.S.
Home from the war, Stan Ruby is a graduate student at Columbia. His bride, Helga Ringel, is a smart, pretty war refugee from Berlin.
Zooey had always heard her Quaker ancestors were active abolitionists, but the extent of their involvement is truly remarkable.
Not quite 14 years old, I met my ancestors by accident and life has never been the same.
After fleeing Ireland as a young man, during the potato famine, Samuel settles on a farm in Burlington, New Jersey, and has eight children.
Jozef and Esther Rutner Joshowitz's Family Story
Remiro Spicer recovered from injury and months at the infamous Andersonville prison to raise a family in Upstate New York
Our first encounter with Rabbi Huebsch moved us to tears, but is he even related to our (great-)grandfather Bernhardt?
"Born 1808, Philadelphia," read his tombstone in a Mississippi Jewish cemetery. Could I prove my hunch about what that meant?
Your Pop-pop and I want you to know about our parents, for whom you were named.
Stan's innovations in Mossbauer spectroscopy.
Lee Harvey Oswald-killer Jack Ruby was not related to our family. He tarnished our name in the history books.