Posts Tagged With: Kokoska

Stories of the Lost Book Update

As 2013 ended and 2014 rolled around I really began looking closely at my book, Stories of the Lost, which I had planned to publish by now. That did not happen. The final story in the book, about James Privoznik, who died on January 11, 1945, has taken on a life of its own. When […]

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Military Monday – Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day and we honor those who served our country. How will you honor those who fought? Who do you honor? How will I be honoring the day? I’m giving my Finishing the Story lecture at Casa Italia today and will share the stories of Michael Kokoska, WWI; Frankie Winkler, WWII; and Robert […]

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Military Monday – Finishing the Story Lecture November 11

The Casa Italia Genealogy Department will present Finishing the Story as part of our monthly genealogy programming. Tracing the life of a deceased military soldier (Soldier Dead) can be challenging. Through three World War I and World War II case studies, learn about records and resources available to help you write the stories of your […]

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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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