I’ve been doing lots of genealogy lately, but either it’s not interesting to write about (organizing stuff) or it’s still a work in progress.. But I did come across a few interesting finds on the Rudeen side of the family this week.
There are many interconnections between the Russell, Frasier, Gilchrist and Pierce families as further described in this post. Click on any photo to start high resolution navigation, or hover over a photo to see caption.
My great-aunt Esther Hanson worked for many years at the Covenant Children’s Home in Princeton, Illinois. She devoted several pages of her photo album to what look like happy memories of the time that she spent there.
My great-aunt Esther Hanson worked at the Covenant Children’s Home in Princeton, Illinois for more than a decade. For background, refer to this post.
About six months ago, all of Saunders County’s deeds, marriage, probate and other records were made available online via familysearch.org.1 It’s a monstrous collection containing over 1,600 books and files of images. I was able to use the deed indexes and deed books to finally sort through how my great-great-grandfather Christian Pearson distributed his land […]