Post Archives tagged ‘Abromitis’

Farewell to 2016, Welcome to 2017

Posted on: January 26th, 2017 by

In so many ways, 2016 was an interesting and productive year, and 2017 looks even more promising. One of my favorite things is teaching, and I had the opportunity to do lots of that! Some of my highlights were beginning to give talks on DNA, presenting a webinar on probate records, and speaking at several local, state, and (inter)national conferences (including the 2016 Celtic Connections Continue reading the story "Farewell to 2016, Welcome to 2017"

Labor Day 2016

Posted on: September 5th, 2016 by
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The Legal Genealogist, Judy G. Russell CG, CGL, posted today about resources for researching our ancestors who belonged to labor unions. [1. Judy G. Russell, "Put in a Laboring Oar," 5 September 2016, The Legal Genealogist, ( : accessed 5 September 2016).] Both my grandfathers, William Stephen Abromitis and Emerson Clinton Neifert, were union members; Pop-Pop Abromitis belonged to the United Mine Workers (UMW), Continue reading the story "Labor Day 2016"

Memorial Day, 2016, Part 1–Generations 2 through 4

Posted on: May 29th, 2016 by
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On Memorial Day it used to be the custom to visit family cemeteries. As a young girl, my mother did so with her grandparents, and I'm sure my father did as well. When I was a child, my family did not live close to the burial places of any of our ancestors, so we did not continue the custom. I now live even farther from Continue reading the story "Memorial Day, 2016, Part 1–Generations 2 through 4"