Posts Tagged With: Generations

Breaking It Down – Put It In Date Order

I have been working on a friend’s genealogy off and on when I have time for the last three years. Found out he has two Civil War soldiers on his dad’s side. We have not done his mom’s side yet. My friend ordered the pension files for these two soldiers and had them shipped to […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – Re-examine Your Records

This weekend I gave my Visualizing Your Genealogical Data lecture at the Illinois Family History Expo. In this lecture I make a comment in 1930 there are four families living in the home of my great great grandparents, Joseph and Magdalena Kokoska. A couple of evenings ago I decided to see if the world would […]

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Military Monday – World War I Soldier Michael Kokoska

Michael Kokoska was born September 28, 1891 in Chicago, the seventh child of Bohemian immigrants Joseph and Majdalena, nee Priban, Kokoska.  Joseph and Majdalena immigrated from the Pilsen area of Bohemia in 1881 on the Fresia. Their ship left the port of Hamburg, Germany on August 31, 1881 en route to Le Havre, France, and […]

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