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Identifying my eight great-grandparents

When I started my little family history project two months ago, I could only name two great-grandparents. Now I can finally identify all eight. The last holdout was a great-grandmother on my father’s side, the mother of my grandfather Alex … Continue reading

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Alex Kowal

My grandfather Alex Kowal was born in Russia on March 15, 1892, and died on Staten Island in October 1979. He was probably born in what is now Ukraine although I am still working to identify the precise village or … Continue reading

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