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That week of April 7th – 11th was a week of excitement.  In one week of activity, I had managed to find out my biological grandmother’s name, doubly confirmed of my Mom’s birth name, uncovered the reason my Mom was in Indiana when she was adopted, and that she and I shared a history of spewing baby food at relatives.  306 more words

Mom's Story

Marriage of Thomas Barnes to Barbara Woods - 1920

This past week I’ve been looking in the new records that FamilySearch added for New York City, and I found this marriage record, for one of our Irish Barnes clan. 567 more words


Operation 'Kleiner Bär" 1940 (in German)

Die Lebenslinien von Bruno Kegler und Rolf Barge treffen sich 1940 im Schwarzwald – Part II 1,020 more words

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Getting MORE out of your field research...

How do you get the most out of your “on the ground” research time?

I previously blogged about a trip Dee and I took to North Texas backtracking my Roberts, Byrd, Horn, Laningham and Ingram family lines.  556 more words

Family History

Birth Story of our Daughter Azure Ophira Klopp

Submitted by her Parents Richard Klopp and Youki Cropas

Chart I – IV & V

Azure: Blue sky, infinity.

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(Almost) Wordless Wednesday - Looking at Photos

I love this picture of four pretty ladies relaxing on the lawn, looking at photographs, eating bananas. Most likely it was in 1933, after Genevieve “Jean” Pucilowski married Stephen Mirota on August 26th.  105 more words

Family Names

Friedrich Klopp and the Demise of the Rope Making Business

Part I – Chart I – I & II

Adapted from Eberhard Klopp’s Family Chronicle… 371 more words

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