Posts Tagged With: ancestors
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I have the probate file for my great grandfather, John Holik. He died 8 April 1930 in Chicago. What hit me right off the bat was in his Will he stated “Estate dived into 6 (six) equal shares to be divided between 5 (five) children. 1/6 to go to Joseph Holik, Marie Holik, John Holik, [...]
CaseFile Clues is something I heard about in the early fall of 2010. I sent an email through the website requesting the two free Sample Issues. I got them, briefly looked them over and filed them away to read later. Later never came and they are still sitting on my computer. When Michael asked if [...]
Check out my new Genealogy for Kids blog. This site will contain tips on how to get children interested in their family history. Check back often as hands-on projects will be added and read some kid guest author posts.
Over the next few Thursdays I plan to share some probate findings for some of my relatives. Have you investigated probate records for your ancestors? You may discover interesting facts such as these: The funeral cost, items paid for, where it was held and where the ancestor was buried. A new relative found in the [...]
Last week I received a letter and package from the widow of Robert Brouk, who is the focus of my book, To Soar with the Tigers. She sent me a few of Robert’s belongings that he got in Rangoon 1941-1942. I needed to make space in my curio cabinet for these items so I decided [...]