Even though the focus of this blog is my family heritage, there may be times when I need to write … Continue reading Friends for life–Rob and me
A cause has not been identified. Continue reading Tragedy strikes Odalen, “the church by the lake”
. . . and don’t forget to list the contents on the outside. Continue reading Don’t forget to look in every box!
A quarter of my ancestors’ families first arrived in North America in the early to mid-18th century. My paternal grandmother … Continue reading The transatlantic crossings of our immigrant families
I’ve written before about the mysteries and misfortunes inherent in family history and I’ve written a couple of times about … Continue reading ‘Killed by gunshot from landlord’
A few years ago, I compiled and printed a collection of articles from the archives of the Manitou Messenger, the … Continue reading The Bergeson brothers from Chicago