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Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman
Genealogist. Freelance writer/researcher.
Genealogist. Freelance writer/researcher.

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Photo A Day Challenge - Siblings
Today's Genealogy Photo A Day Challenge is "Siblings". This photo is of two of my grandmother and her siblings and their mother!  My cousin gave me a copy of this, which is believed to be the only photo of all of them together.  From left to right then:  Un...

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Tombstone Tuesday: Onifer Romanko
Onifer Romanko and his wife Rosalie are buried at Holy Ghost Ukrainian Cemetery in Valley Township, just outside Coatesville, Chester County, PA.  Onifer is my great grandfather's uncle. I first "found" Onifer on the passenger list for my great grandfather ...

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Photo A Day Challenge - Childhood
Today's Genealogy Photo A Day Challenge is "Childhood". This photo is of two of my cousins (Ken and Beth) and I (in the white shirt) with our great grandfather, Pierson George Still. Ken is two years older than Beth and I. She is a week older than me. So, m...

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Photo A Challenge A Day - Baby
Today's Genealogy Photo A Day Challenge is "Baby". So, If you caught yesterday's "New" photo of my adorable new granddaughter, you can probably guess who is being featured again today! That's right, this excited Baba is showing off little Sasha again today!...

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Join me in this genealogy photo challenge
You are invited to join me in this Genealogy Photo A Day Challenge, put forth by (c) Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2017

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Photo A Day Challenge - New
Story Book Ancestor developed a Genealogy Photo A Day Challenge for January 2017. Today's prompt is "new". In my very humble opinion, what could be more new than MY NEW GRANDBABY! I may be biased here but look at her! Isn't she the cutest little baby? (c) G...

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Sunday’s Obituaries: Aunt Katie and Cousin Steve
Yesterday was an exhausting day. It was a bittersweet day. I
saw so many family members who I do not always have the opportunity to see and
yet I saw them because of the circumstances. One of my daughters and I attended
the viewing of my cousin and the serv...

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2016 Reading Challenge Update
This Challenge was put up through Goodreads and I originally posted back in January on the 21st. Today is just an update. Halfway through the year, I thought it might be a good idea to review my progress! Read a book that takes place on each continent, or i...

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Military Monday: WWII Veterans
Last week I mentioned the Honor Roll at my church – the Holy
Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Coatesville. Our Honor
Roll plaque is in the back of the church and was originally created for
those who served in World War II but has added the wars and our so...
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