Tracing My Grandfather’s Navy Service

Tracing My Grandfather’s Navy Service

Thomas Kuznicki, Jr. My grandparents--Tom and Janice (Zielinski) Kuznicki--celebrated their Golden Anniversary last October; they were married on October 12, 1968 at St. Hedwig's Church in Dunkirk, New York, and they moved to the city of Jamestown soon after. Gramps proposed through the mail--he was stationed in the Philippines at the time--and my grandmother accepted [...]

The Mecklenburg Müllers

The Mecklenburg Müllers

The back of Frederick Miller's (Ernest's brother's) tombstone reads: We Rest Gently in Our Chamber // We are Free from Everything // Dear Children, Good Night // God Has Done Everything Well My 2nd great-grandmother, Anna Maria Auguste Bluhm, married Ernest August John Miller on December 14, 1905 in Cambria, New York. I've shared the [...]

Another Year Gone By…

Another Year Gone By…

It's the last week of 52 Ancestors posts for the year, and we've been tasked with sharing our genealogy resolutions. I've never made a New Year's resolution--odd, I know, but my family hasn't kept this tradition over the years. More often than not, we seem to trudge through our day-to-day responsibilities, making an informal resolution [...]