Monthly Archives: July 2016

Tombstone Tuesday – Theobald Meisberger (1837 – 1900)

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

My Tombstone Tuesday for this week is the monument of my 2nd great grandfather, Theobald Casper Meisberger, in St. Edward’s Cemetery, Coal Township, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania. The grave is located in range 12, lot 21, grave 1 of the cemetery. He died 13 June 1900 and according to the cemetery record, he was buried 13 June 1900. The grave has […]

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Becoming a Professional Genealogist: My Journey – Part 4

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

I completed most of my education, was now incorporated and, getting ready to launch my new business. It was now time to proceed to the next step – business planning. Two of the small business classes I took, “Create Your Strategic Business Plan” & “Creating & Updating a Marketing Plan”, provided me with some initial knowledge of business planning. One of […]

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Sunday’s Obituary – Bonaventura Bianchi (1885 – 1906)

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Recently, I sent away for a bunch of obituaries from the Mount Carmel Library in Mount Carmel, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania. Yesterday I received my copies and they contained a surprise. When browsing their index, I found two obituaries listed—one for Ventura Bianchi and one for Vinton Bianchi, both published the same day by different newspapers—so I ordered both. The results […]

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