Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sailing in the Titanic’s wake

One hundred years ago today, my grandmother Katarzyna Bosakowska arrived at the dock in Cuxhaven, Germany where the S.S. Kaiserin Auguste Victoria was taking on passengers for the journey to New York. After a 900 mile trip overland from her … Continue reading

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Mary Sabol, widow

The newly released 1940 census has brought me one step closer to figuring out the story of my Slovak great-grandparents Andrew and Mary Sabol. I have written in earlier posts about my attempts to figure out what became of Andrew … Continue reading

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My dad’s household in the 1940 census

I took my first peek at the 1940 census. The government released it last week after a 72 year privacy restriction was lifted and it’s all up on the ancestry.com site. It will take some time before all 132 million … Continue reading

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