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#RootsTech Family History Conference - my experience and recommendations! #Genealogy

  I went to RootsTech this year and had an amazing time learning, listening, meeting fellow genealogists, and spending time on my family history research – a full week to myself in the flow of genealogy.  RootsTech is the largest genealogy conference in…

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I was in Salt Lake City this past week for RootsTech and took the opportunity to visit the Family History Library and found a few interesting items. The Family History Library is the largest genealogy library in the world holding over 2 million microfilms…

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Pearlmans from Russia to NJ to PA #genealogy #immigrants #familyhistory #geneablog

Meyer and Anna Pearlman  Meyer Pearlman is J’s Great Grandfather.  He is the Pearlman immigrant who came over to America from Minsk, Belarus (then Russia) abt 1900.  Things I would like to know about Meyer: Where in Minsk did he come from? Information on…

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Finding an Elusive Maiden Name in #SocialSecurity Documents #Genealogy #GeneaBlog #Woodinski

I got an amazing genealogical gift through the mail – a new surname for the family from Minsk, Belarus! I received the Social Security Application for J’s Great Grandfather, Meyer Pearlman, in the mail which game me the maiden name of his mother, Ida…

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Bottling #Whisky in #1880 Pennsylvania #Michlosky #FamilyHistory #Genealogy

I found some entertaining newspaper articles from the 1880s about Jacob Michlosky (1852-1900), [1] J’s Great Great Grandfather, and one of his businesses.   Jacob immigrated to the US from Eastern Europe in about 1870 and lived in Wilkes-Barre,…

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Jacob Michlosky (1852-1960) , J’s Great Great Grandfather is buried in Holche Yosher Cemetery, along with his wife Yetta Silverstein Michlosky (1852-1921). [1][2] Jacob immigrated in 1868 and Yetta… Source: Tombstone Tuesday – Jacob and Yetta Michlosky,…

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#TombstoneTuesday - Jacob and Yetta Michlosky in WilkesBarre @geneabloggers

Jacob Michlosky (1852-1960) , J’s Great Great Grandfather is buried in Holche Yosher Cemetery, along with his wife Yetta Silverstein Michlosky (1852-1921). [1][2] Jacob immigrated in 1868 and Yetta came in 1870, the year they were married.[3] Their 6…

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A #Michlosky #Genealogy Puzzle - Lithuanian or Polish? #JewishGenealogy #geneablog

I thought I had a huge breakthrough in locating the ancestral shtetl (Jewish town) of the Michlosky line while looking at an old history book at the Library of Congress this week – but when I went to confirm connections, I came up with some contradictory…

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