The other day I realized that I’ve written much more about my grandfathers in this blog than about my grandmothers. … Continue reading Josephine Katherine Tryggeseth
I have become the family historian for both my nuclear and my extended family. In my father’s generation, the family … Continue reading Climbing the family tree
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’
I’ve got the pictures to prove it. Continue reading I have that painting in my house, too!