. . . 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
My younger brother, Paul Timothy Bergeson, never made it to his senior year in high school. He would have been … Continue reading Paul Timothy Bergeson
. . . from Wanamingo! Continue reading Hans Hanson Holtan walked to St. Paul in 1858