Tag Archives: Wise

The Eichler connection: Adam and Eve

I have been busy reviewing (and analyzing!) the information which cousin Mike has so generously shared with us. And it has already led me to some interesting finds. For example, how many of you  know we have an EICHLER connection? … Continue reading

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Wise Guys

Just a quick note to let everyone know I have uploaded all of Cousin Mike’s research for you to look at and enjoy. Here’s how to access the information: 1. Click on the Document Gallery tab at the top of … Continue reading

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The case of the missing tombstone…

I have visited the cemetery at St. Joseph Catholic Church many times, but while perusing one of my favorite genealogy sites, Find a Grave, I noticed something new. A plaque located on the altar of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto … 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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Genealogy: the long road home

One never knows where the genealogical “journey” may take you. That is one reason I like the graphic that tops our “Home” page on this blog. It appeals to me for several reasons. The row of trees suggests “the long … Continue reading

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Hubert Joseph Knapp – An American Doughboy

Hubert Joseph KNAPP was born Nov. 15, 1896 in New Milford, Portage County, Ohio, to his parents, Lewis J. KNAPP and Mary M. MAY. He was their fourth child. His siblings included his brothers: Eugene, John and Raymond, and his … Continue reading

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