I have decided to challenge myself to continue writing about my family history by participating in the Family History Writing Challenge, February 1 – 28. The challenge for me is to do it… Continue reading
At the urging of one of the stockbrokers at his father’s place of business, Joseph went to school. Though he had no formal education he was accepted as a student at Cooper Union… Continue reading
Doing genealogy is far more interesting with the old technology…but I must admit, I have made advances far beyond what I ever dreamed because of the Internet!
As I have continued to research my grandfather’s life I found that one person really stood out and made every effort to keep this family intact and that was Emma’s father B.B. He… Continue reading
As I continued my research into my family I started with my grandfather, Joseph. I had learned that his side of the family all came from a small town in Western Pennsylvania. In… Continue reading
Almost a decade ago I became interested in my family history. I knew nothing beyond the name of my grandparents, that my grandfather had been the 7th Joseph Barnes in the family and… Continue reading