Johann Wilhelm Abel was my great grandfather. In the early 1860s, he began preparations to leave his home in western… Read more A trunkful of memories
Friends ask me the question, “What are you reading?” I hate that question! As someone with an attention deficit disorder,… Read more A Good Summer Read…really?
“BLife on the Farm, Memories of the Abel Family by Irma Seydel and Wilma Underwood. Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA… Read more “Memories of the Abel Family”…new to me!
Shortly after the new year began, I drove over to the public library in Zeeland, Michigan. Although my ancestors did… Read more Read All About It!
I love this recipe for Chocolate Pudding Cake for two reasons: first, my maternal grandmother wrote down this recipe in… Read more Let them eat cake!
This past week has been a novelty in my family history search. The question was “How are we related? We… Read more Are you my cousin?
Christmas Eve … we packed into the farm home of my mother’s childhood, along with the families of her sister and… Read more Christmas Eve, in fading memory
Tis’ the season when I would traditionally write a Christmas newsletter to keep family and friends informed as to our… Read more … the family and other news
The Twentieth Day of October, In the year Two Thousand Fourteen One hundred years ago, October 20, 1914: President Woodrow… Read more The 100th Anniversary of the birth of Kenneth F Yonker