This week’s theme is “Valentine.” Do you have any Valentines from any of your ancestors? Or maybe you have an ancestor named Valentine.
This week I am asked to “tell the story of a favorite photo — who is in it, when and where was it taken, and why was it taken.” I have so many precious photos in my collection it is impossible to pick just one. But I decided this time to put Dale’s family in […]
Historical newspaper articles for Otoe County, Nebraska are now available online – this is a gold mine for researching Dale’s Kreifels side of the family!
I continue to make little genealogical discoveries here and there – time for an update!
I can’t believe I’d never heard of this book before, “Giants in the Earth“. It was written in 1927 by Ole Edvard Rölvaag, a Norwegian immigrant and a professor at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. The book is a fictionalized account of original homesteaders on the South Dakota prairie, and goes into quite a […]