The surnames, locations, and time periods of my genealogical research.
From 1833: Code of Instruction for Ladies; the 12 steps that wives can take to keep their husbands content.
New Milford, April 10, 1830 THE REPUBLICAN. DUNDAFF, Wednesday, May 19 ANOTHER MURDER!!! We understand that an old Hermit by the name of Comstock, lately shot a near neighbor of his, by the name of Joseph Quick, living in the town of Nicholson, Luzerne county. There had been a dispute between the parties for some […]
Today is the birthday of my Great-grandfather, William Paul FITZGERALD. He was born in 1879 in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. His parents were Michael J. FITZGERALD (c1842–1916) and Ella SNYDER (c1856–1926). I know surprisingly little about William’s life, but I haven’t spent a lot of time with him yet. I know he was in construction—he was a […]
This is something I’ve heard lately from a few people, and I’d like to set the record straight, so to speak, and give you some solutions. First, the reality. We all make choices when it comes to food, shelter, and… genealogy. We’re willing to pay for other pasttimes, and this one isn’t free, either. Although […]
I found the following story about my Great-great Granduncle, Sylvester Rosengrant, and the interesting family connections of that family, on newspapers.com. It solved a great mystery of that family for me, as I had recorded these marriages but was unaware of the twist. I thought perhaps there were two women named Lavina, which seems funny […]