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Social Media and Genealogy

Back in the day – when you walked to school in 5 feet of snow, uphill (both ways), genealogy was researched on site, using such tools as a microfiche reader, microfilm reader, or just plan old books. 301 more words

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That Wasn't My Ancestor's Name!

I see it time and time again.  Maybe I was more open to believing that records could be all screwed up, I don’t know.  I was helping someone research her family history.   321 more words

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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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Genealogy + Grief = ???

Well, if you have been following the last few posts, you know that I lost my mother at the end of June.

I have been researching my family’s ancestry for 20 years now.   457 more words

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Remembering Grandma - Helen Wanda (Wagner) Galkowski

Today would have been my maternal grandmother’s 97th birthday.

Helen Wanda Wagner was born on May 12, 1917, to Franciszek and Mary (Suska) Wagner. She was the second child of the couple.   614 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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Funeral Card Friday - Rose (Bromberek) Helix

I have been posting about the Bromberek-Helix family this week.  This is the third and last post on them this week – Rosie’s Funeral Card.  She was a great woman and cousin.   49 more words

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