Nels Sommer & Ane Marie Jonasen met and married in Denmark and had their first two children there before emigrating to Rockford, Illinois.
Here's how Grandmom's family left Russia for a new life in the U.S. fifteen years before she was born.
Robert & Dick met at Brown University in 1979. They share fifteen direct Ancestors, and more common lines of descent.
The story of how my great-grandmother almost didn't make it to the U.S.
Tracks the Suttleman/Zitelman family from the area around Rivne, Ukraine to Baltimore, Maryland and Curitiba, Brazil
This "American mutt" learns about the distant ancestor who immigrated to the US in search of religious freedom... but didn't stay for long!
Joseph and Lena Rabinowitz were Russian immigrants who ran a corner grocery in Jewish Harlem. Their nine children were native Americans.
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 Tulbowitz/Ratner family originated in the Vitebsk region, lived for decades near Rostov-on-Don, and finally settled in Albany, New York.
Jozef and Esther Rutner Joshowitz's Family Story
The home of a French Jewish jeweller was "Aryanized" and became a Nazi salon during the Occupation.
Part 1: Joseph Fagan's journey from Minsk to New York City
The story of our immigrant ancestors from the Moore/Grafton family.
One of our family's heroines.