Monthly Archives: January 2019

52 Ancestors: My Earliest Known Immigrant Ancestor

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

View of the town of Winterbach, Sankt Wendel, Saarland, Germany, by Sebastian Decker (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

  As this is the first week in 2019, the theme is First. One of the questions that might be answered under this theme is “Who was my first ancestor to arrive in this country?” My first proven ancestor to arrive in the United States is my 3rd great-grandfather, Michel Meisberger. According to his marriage certificate, Michel (Michael) was born […]

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Old Bones Genealogy’s Top 5 Blog Posts for 2018 and All-Time

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

2019 has already begun, but before moving forward, I wanted to look back at this blog’s most popular new posts of 2018. 5. 52 Ancestors: Mickey Furlani Breaks All-Events Record! (Pub. 8 October 2018) Mom had just won both her class and all-events in the Chester City WIBC Tournament in 1957. I think the article I spotlighted in this post […]

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