Happy birthday, Joseph Snyder. He was born 2 Jan 1826, most likely in Wurtemburg Germany. He was my 3x great grandfather through my maternal grandfather’s matrilineal line. ∞
At this time of year it seems like everyone is taking a final look back at 2011 and then looking forward and making resolutions for 2012. Genealogy bloggers are no […]
Happy New Year! And welcome to 2012. ∞
Today, of course, is the wedding day for Prince William and Kate Middleton. Geni.com has created a infographic showing the ancestry of the couple and some of the interesting information […]
Today’s Fearless Females entry is about how my parents, and grandparents met and married.
Today’s Fearless Females entry is about the marriages of my great grandparents: Elmer and Lillian (Snyder) Greulich, Edwin and Mary (Waage) Wieder, Will and Isabella (Smith) Hocker, and Clyde and Nora (Houdeshell) Hoover.
I’ve always been told that I was named after a German actress. So, I’ve never had any expectation that it was a family name. Until my family moved to New […]
This spring is the TV season for the genealogy buff. There are two new programs for family historians to enjoy on television: Faces of America and Who Do You Think You Are?
When I first started this blog, I’d never actually visited another genealogy blog. As I began posting, I started wondering about what I should be posting—besides my research findings, that […]