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, (http://www.legalgenealogist.com/2016/09/05/put-in-a-laboring-oar/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheLegalGenealogist+%28The+Legal+Genealogist%29 : 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"
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In June my husband and I drove from our home outside Minneapolis, Minnesota, to my family's summer cabin in northeastern Pennsylvania in order to spend a few weeks with my mother before attending the Advanced DNA course at the second session of GRIP--the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. On our route we passed a number of places of significance in our family history. On … Continue reading the story "Drive-by Genealogy, 2016"
Continuing our virtual visit to my family cemeteries with my great-great-grandparents, let's start with my mother's side, where we're coming to the Civil War generation. Her paternal grandfather Roland R. Neifert's parents were Martin Neifert (1840-1912) and Harriet (Gerhard) Neifert (1939-1915). Martin is buried in Christ Church Cemetery, Barnesville, Pennsylvania, the cemetery where his daughter-in-law Eva and most of his ancestors are buried. Harriet … Continue reading the story "Memorial Day, 2016, Part 2–Generations 5 and 6"