Samuel Carter left England with his wife and family in 1862 as a Mormon Pioneer.
Home from the war, Stan Ruby is a graduate student at Columbia. His bride, Helga Ringel, is a smart, pretty war refugee from Berlin.
My Dad in 5 questions.
The Ratner family became established in the Fifth Ward of Albany, N.Y. Abe bottled soda water and Rose nurtured a brood of children.
A great-grandson's search for his ancestor's biological roots using DNA
A surprising artifact discovered after a parent's death leads to a series of discoveries and an ongoing interest in genealogy.
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.
The U.S. liquor industry took off after the repeal of Prohibition. Walter Ruby was the marketing manager for American Spirits.
How we met, fell in love and got married!
Walter Ruby's boss in the liquor business became an influential figure in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Remiro Spicer recovered from injury and months at the infamous Andersonville prison to raise a family in Upstate New York
Part 1: Joseph Fagan's journey from Minsk to New York City
Stan maintained correspondence with his closest high school and Army buddies, several of whom went on to prominent careers.
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.
The Tulbowitz/Ratner family originated in the Vitebsk region, lived for decades near Rostov-on-Don, and finally settled in Albany, New York.
The story of how I discovered that I'm the descendant of Jewish slave owners from Mississippi.