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New Year, New Start

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

There has been quite a bit of stir on Facebook regarding Thomas MacEntee’s Genealogy Do-Over.

I have had a rough 2014 and am glad to see much of it go.   260 more words

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Wedding Wednesday - Zaber-Wagner

Charles Zaber (changed from Czeslaw Zabicki) married Lottie Wagner on November 10, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois.

Charlie was 26 and Lottie was 19.

On September 29, 1934, about 6 weeks before the wedding, Lottie’s mother, Maryanna (Suska) Wagner passed away. 80 more words

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An Heirloom's Journey - Treasure Chest Thursday

Do you have any heirlooms in your possession?  Have you found out as much as you can about them?  What is their story?  While you are thinking about it, it would be a good idea to write that down! 411 more words

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Treasure Chest Thursday - Fr. Maurice Edward Anderson

While preparing this week’s posts, I decided to Google “Fr. Maurice Edward Anderson Mount Carmel”.

I found a wonderful recollection of Fr. Edward.  I am including it in an additional post this week – I hadn’t intended it, but it gives such insight into who he was, that I cannot pass the opportunity up! 1,170 more words

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Never The Same: A Tribute to Kenneth Novak, Jr.

This is a re-post of a blog post I did on April 8, 2013.  At last week’s Village Board meeting, Village President Norm Abbott presented a proclamation declaring April 8 as Lansing Fallen Heroes Memorial Day. 824 more words

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Łańcut Wednesday - Franciszek Wawszkiewicz

Łańcut is pronounced ˈwaɲt͡sut in polish, similar to ‘wine suit’.

My Great Grandfather (mój pradziadek), Franciszek Wawszkiewicz, was born in Łańcut, Poland on March 2, 1880.   207 more words

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

It has been a bit of a rough winter.  I’ve been traveling at least an hour each way to work and the snow has just kept coming and coming, along with the cold.  295 more words

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