Tag Archives: Somerville

Answers to old questions at the New Cemetery

In earlier posts, I have written about how hard it has been to learn very much about the lives of my four great-grandparents on my mother’s side – the New Jersey side – of the family. I know that my … Continue reading

Posted in Family Line - Sabol, New Jersey | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Thinking too much about cemeteries

When I started my family history project, I didn’t think I’d be spending so much time on the topic of cemeteries. But when you keep coming upon roadblocks, as I have in my efforts to trace my New Jersey roots, the … Continue reading

Posted in Family Line - Agin, Family Line - Sabol, Germany, New Jersey | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Old obituaries yield new clues about my grandparents’ families

In the space of a year, I have made a lot of progress researching my mother’s side of the family. I have traced the ancestry of my maternal grandfather Harry Agin back to my fourth great-grandfather James Agin (1759-1836), a … Continue reading

Posted in Family Line - Agin, Family Line - Sabol, New Jersey | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments