Month: May 2012

June Genealogy To-Do

Research * I sent for 5 remaining birth/death records still in the Scheier 2011 folder, from LDS, in May. I am waiting patiently (well, trying to be patient) for their arrival. One death record is potentially my Joseph Scheier, husband

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It’s Not National Eat a Hotdog Day

It’s also not Veteran’s Day, when we honor those who have served their country.  It’s Memorial Day.  The day we remember those who have died in the service of their country. General John Logan, the Commander-in-chief of the U.S. army,

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Capt. William Blackman, One Mystery Solved

My maternal gggg grandfather is, I think, Captain William Blackman. He was the father of my ggg grandmother, Marinda Blackman who married John Denman in 1819. This “fact” has not yet been satisfactorily documented in my own research, however, the

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Not All Women Are Mothers

On this Mother’s Day 2012 my thoughts have turned to the women in our families who were not mothers. Today motherhood is a choice, many women both married and unmarried live fulfilling lives without children, but what about our ancestors. 

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Joseph and Zissel Scheier, of Russia and Milwaukee

I am focusing today on developing my strategies for contacting the living possible relatives of this Scheier line. I have posted about this family before (click here). And contacting the living descendents has been on my genealogy to-do list for

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