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’
. . . from Wanamingo! Continue reading Hans Hanson Holtan walked to St. Paul in 1858
I have been involved in retail in some way for all 41 years of my time in the work force. … Continue reading Retail runs in the family
He lost them both. Continue reading What happened to John Femrite’s land and cattle?
. . . whom I never met. Continue reading Hiram had two sisters