Tag Archives: May

The importance of the Ariosto

I have written about a vessel named the Ariosto before – you can click here to check out the post if you haven’t read it. It was common in days past for people from the same village or city to … Continue reading

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St. Joseph Band

Pictured at left is a photo of the St. Joseph Band, taken in the early 1900’s. You can click on the photo to see an enlarged version – which I recommend if you wish to read the annotations listing the … Continue reading

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Don’t speak German – not a problem!

I just love living in the age of technology! For example, I am to the point in my genealogical research that I need to start looking at German records. Unfortunately, I don’t speak German, despite being half German myself. I … Continue reading

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Genealogy is a lot like fishing…

Sometimes, I do Google searches on the list of family surnames when I have a spare moment – and don’t have a specific research goal in mind. It’s kind of like fishing – you get a bite, but you don’t … Continue reading

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The Princess of Monaco

Every once in awhile I amuse myself by googling “Celebrity Family Trees” and looking at family trees of the rich and famous. It’s especially interesting if you learn that a famous person is from the same neck of the woods … Continue reading

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