A repository for information about the life of my late great grandfather Hyman Victor, a Jewish immigrant who came to America in 1913.
How in finding the man, I discovered my Galician roots.
A user guide to creating, managing, and extending family trees in the Treelines Storybuilder.
I consider this my first "genealogy" moment. 1984. I was 9 years old.
1840 - 1920
By Bonnie, the granddaughter she never knew
A surprising artifact discovered after a parent's death leads to a series of discoveries and an ongoing interest in genealogy.
John Owens Sr. Indian Trader
A first experiment searching historic newspaper archives is successful, but yields a ghastly surprise.
Our Wray ancestors living in Virginia, Indiana, and Kansas.
Samuel Carter left England with his wife and family in 1862 as a Mormon Pioneer.
1935 - 2013
The story of the marriage of my mother's paternal grandparents, Martin and Mary Coll McGarry.
Part 1: Joseph Fagan's journey from Minsk to New York City
here are stories I have told to my son and daughter, my granddaughter and grandson, and which I hope I can tell to my great granddaughter.
Rosa Shatner, née Ringel, and her lovely daughter Margot perished in a Serbian death camp. In 1957, Rosa's son Ze'ev Sharon gave testimony.
When and why did Walter Rabinowitz take on our abbreviated last name? It was 1917, months after the death of his father Joseph..