Monthly Archives: August 2012

Snapshots from the Jersey Shore, back in the day

I’m in the middle of a two week vacation on Fire Island. I have always enjoyed getting away to the beach and, in this way, I’m following in the footsteps of my ancestors. They mostly came from landlocked countries in … Continue reading

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Mary Miller’s fifteen minutes of fame

When I started my little family history research project, I learned I had a German great-great-grandmother named Mary Miller (I’m guessing it was originally Maria Müller). Mary was born in the early 1850s. She emigrated with her young daughter Tillie … Continue reading

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