August Anniversaries

My paternal grandparents Harold Clarke MUELLER and Frances Lois MANGELS were married in Chicago on the 24th of August in 1930. Other August anniversaries in my family tree include: Susan E BERG and Elmer Eugene CLARKE were married for more than 60 years. Their wedding took place in Chicago 03 August 1892. Widower James WALTON…

Seek and Ye Shall Find

Sometimes all you have to do is ask. And as simple as that. the answer appears. My 2012 genealogical New Year’s Resolutions include a list of “burning questions”.  While preparing to write my 1st quarter review, the question about the Walton family arrival in the US jumped out at me: “At which American port did…

April Anniversaries

Happy 31st anniversary to my sister and her husband – a real feat these days (especially in our family)! An April anniversary that tugs at my heartstrings is that of my grandparents John George WALTON (1905-1980) and Harriet Kathlyn TOLF (1909-1954) who were married 12 Apr 1930 in Chicago Illinois. Are any of my ancestors…