Monthly Archives: April 2015

52 Ancestors 2015: #18 David Reynolds

Week 18 (April 30 – May 6) – Where There’s a Will: Do you have an ancestor who left an interesting will? Have you used a will to solve a problem? Or, what ancestor showed a lot of will in … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #16 Sarah “Sally” Hunt Eldredge – long lived

Week 16 (April 16-22) – Live Long. Time to feature a long-lived ancestor. Any centenarians in the family? I wanted to go on an immense journey, to travel night and day into the unknown until, forgetting my old self, I … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #17 George Gerhardt Graff – Prospered in a new world

Week 17 (April 23-29) – Prosper. Which ancestor has a rags-to-riches story? Which ancestor prospered despite the odds?   George Gerhardt Graf, my 3rd great grandfather, was born in Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, German on September 6, 1834. On January 2, 1848, … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors 2015: #14 The Mirror Man

Week 14 (April 2-8) – Favorite Photo: Who is in a favorite photo of yours? Or tell the story of the photo itself — where was it taken, what was the event? My second great-grandfather, Henry Graff, was one of … Continue reading

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