Here's how Grandmom's family left Russia for a new life in the U.S. fifteen years before she was born.
After fleeing Ireland as a young man, during the potato famine, Samuel settles on a farm in Burlington, New Jersey, and has eight children.
Some of our best family heirlooms are the things Grammy kept from her wedding.
"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.
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.