Tag Archives: Wyckoff

Reflections on a year of family history blogging

It’s already been a year since I started to blog about my efforts to trace my ancestry through four family lines – the Kowals, Bosakowskis, Agins and Sabols. I had a few, modest goals. I wanted to organize my research … Continue reading

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The mystery of the missing tombstone

My sister Cathy and I spent Saturday morning visiting a few cemeteries in central New Jersey. We knew, from the Find A Grave website, that several of our ancestors are buried there. We had an immediate success in a cemetery … Continue reading

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18th pale descendant

In the song “The Queen Is Dead,” from my favorite Smiths album of the same name, Morrissey sings: And so, I checked all the registered historical facts and I was shocked into shame to discover how I’m the 18th pale … Continue reading

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