Tag: Silver Family

Not New Year’s Resolutions

I started in once again on everyone’s perennial New Year’s resolution–get organized. The same thing happens every year and every year I forget the reason I failed to get organized. I started going through old files and then–“Hey, look at

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Epidemic!

                        This week would have been my mother’s 101st birthday.  She died in January, 2010 at the age of 99.  My mother-in-law died six weeks later at the age

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Gertrude’s Story

I wrote recently about my grandfather’s brother, Sam Silver.  Sam was a handsome man who served in the Spanish-American War and disappeared, both from our family history and from the census and other written documents until reappearing in the 1920

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Yom Kippor

Pat and I are preparing to go to Washington, DC for the International Association of Jewish genealogists (IAJGS) meeting.  We’re leaving on the 13th and we are happily looking forward to great talks, meeting new friends and seeing some family. 

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What Would You Take?

Kerry Scott at Clue Wagon asked, “What is the one thing you would grab if your house was on fire?” The question assumes that loved ones (I include pets here) are safe. My guess is that I would approach this

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