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 Ratner family became established in the Fifth Ward of Albany, N.Y. Abe bottled soda water and Rose nurtured a brood of children.
The story of how my great-grandmother almost didn't make it to the U.S.
Home from the war, Stan Ruby is a graduate student at Columbia. His bride, Helga Ringel, is a smart, pretty war refugee from Berlin.
In a real tear-jerker of an episode, Christina discovers the painful reasons why her father never knew his mother.
My Great Grandparents: Morris Spector and Sarah "Selznick" Spector
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.
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
The home of a French Jewish jeweller was "Aryanized" and became a Nazi salon during the Occupation.
William Walter Allen & his wife Helen Maria Gansevoort lived next door to Anthony Lispenard Underhill & his wife Charlotte Louise McBeath.
1840 - 1920
By Bonnie, the granddaughter she never knew