Monthly Archives: October 2014

52 Ancestors #42: Lizzie Neuhütl – my German Great-Grandma

Lizzie Neuhütl was born September 6, 1891 in Manhattan, New York to George E. Neuhütl and Mary Zierle. My great-grandmother was a beautiful woman with a strength that I am grateful I inherited. She grew up in Manhattan and married … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #43: Mary Mildred O’Keefe – Dancer and Divorcee

Mary Mildred O’Keefe, my great-grandmother, was born May 18, 1896 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts to Anthony E. O’Keefe and Margaret Carroll. In 1912 at age 15, she marries Francis Ralph Roach in Salem, Massachusetts. She is listed as a … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #41: George E. Neuhütl – Mysterious Grandpa

George was my second great-grandfather. He was born September 1861 in Bavaria, Germany. According to several U.S. census’ and passenger lists, the birth date is supported. The 1910 Census lists his arrival in the U.S. as 1887 at age 26. … Continue reading

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