My Polish Immigrant Ancestors: Rosalie Bruderik

My maternal grandfather was named Rosemarynoski. His parents, my great grandparents, immigrated from Poland. But when, and from where? My Rosemarynoski great grandfather died in 1948 in Massachusetts. My mother was born and raised in Kansas and never met him.┬áMy Rosemarynoski grandfather had four daughters, including my mom, and no […]

Ray Family

My Grandma Cross was born a Vessels in Kentucky. Her mother, known as Granny Vessels, was born Sarah Catherine Ray. The Ray family is a prominent ancestor line in our family. The Rays also started in Maryland in the early years, before the Revolutionary War. In the late 1700s they […]

SLIG 2018

In January 2018, I attended the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) and I loved it! I took the class “Taking Your Research to the Next Level” with Paula Stuart-Warren. It was the right class for me. Some stuff I already knew, but I also learned a lot. Well worth […]

ProGen

I am on the wait list for the ProGen online study group. I expected to start soon, perhaps Feb 2018. I got an email that the program is being changed considerably. Instead of an 18 month program, it will be rewritten to a 12 month program, and there will be […]