Samuel Carter left England with his wife and family in 1862 as a Mormon Pioneer.
A surprising artifact discovered after a parent's death leads to a series of discoveries and an ongoing interest in genealogy.
A repository for information about the life of my late great grandfather Hyman Victor, a Jewish immigrant who came to America in 1913.
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.
A great-grandson's search for his ancestor's biological roots using DNA
After fleeing Ireland as a young man, during the potato famine, Samuel settles on a farm in Burlington, New Jersey, and has eight children.
A scarred wooden toy chest reveals the story of an ambitious New York box maker and the tragic end of a family business.
Jozef and Esther Rutner Joshowitz's Family Story
How we met, fell in love and got married!
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?
Whassup with the Christopher Columbus in my family?
My most treasured heirloom recalls holiday meals and Grammy's cooking. It also records -- literally! -- something more about their lives.
William Walter Allen & his wife Helen Maria Gansevoort lived next door to Anthony Lispenard Underhill & his wife Charlotte Louise McBeath.
Part 1: Joseph Fagan's journey from Minsk to New York City
She is not smiling for the photo. She is not even looking at the camera. Who is my great grandmother? What does her expression mean?
What was once a fantastical piece of family lore concerning George Washington in 1776, was given a mystic Amphibian dimension in 1993.
The home of a French Jewish jeweller was "Aryanized" and became a Nazi salon during the Occupation.
The story of how I discovered that I'm the descendant of Jewish slave owners from Mississippi.