Finding Anders

While researching a family story about brothers who emigrated from Sweden, genealogists on Facebook were the ones who helped me the most. My great-grandfather Herman Peterson was born in Sweden and lived in Princeton, Illinois after he came to America. As the story goes, Herman had a brother who emigrated with him from Sweden; one…

Portrait of an Ancestor in One Year

Here’s another ancestor portrait from the year 1918, contributed by Pam from our Genealogy Networking Group. I love how Pam took clues from other people in Fidor’s life and used them to guess at where Fidora was at the time. I also think it’s important to note that even when we don’t know every detail…