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?
Nels Sommer & Ane Marie Jonasen met and married in Denmark and had their first two children there before emigrating to Rockford, Illinois.
Tracks the Suttleman/Zitelman family from the area around Rivne, Ukraine to Baltimore, Maryland and Curitiba, Brazil
What was once a fantastical piece of family lore concerning George Washington in 1776, was given a mystic Amphibian dimension in 1993.
First steps in understanding my great-grandfather's quest to become a policeman in Washington DC
I believe that I was chosen before I came here to write about those who wanted their stories told which is why I was a wondering child...
The home of a French Jewish jeweller was "Aryanized" and became a Nazi salon during the Occupation.
It turns out Chris O'Donnell isn't the only swordsman in his family. He comes from a long line of military men!
He wanted to find a connection to France and an ancestor who was an artist like him... and his genealogy delivered the goods!
Charles James Vincent traveled throughout the English Empire during his 21 years in the Army
My parents met when they were both stationed near Washington DC during WWII.
This is a brief summary of Oscar's life.
After fleeing Ireland as a young man, during the potato famine, Samuel settles on a farm in Burlington, New Jersey, and has eight children.
The life of German immigrant and American citizen, Bernard Becker.