Nels Sommer & Ane Marie Jonasen met and married in Denmark and had their first two children there before emigrating to Rockford, Illinois.
I never met Grandma Burke but have heard many lovely stories about her. She was a very strong lady. Who brought up 8 children.
The home of a French Jewish jeweller was "Aryanized" and became a Nazi salon during the Occupation.
The story of how my great-grandmother almost didn't make it to the U.S.
In a real tear-jerker of an episode, Christina discovers the painful reasons why her father never knew his mother.
1840 - 1920
By Bonnie, the granddaughter she never knew
A first experiment searching historic newspaper archives is successful, but yields a ghastly surprise.
My Great Grandparents: Morris Spector and Sarah "Selznick" Spector
After fleeing Ireland as a young man, during the potato famine, Samuel settles on a farm in Burlington, New Jersey, and has eight children.
How in finding the man, I discovered my Galician roots.
Crossing the threshold after 210 years, two branches of the same family re-unite under a single roof