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Good morning all! This morning, I would like to give a shout out to my nephew who is currently out on the oceans of the world, in the U.S. Navy.  Aboard a guided-missile frigate,  [...]
Good Tuesday morning everyone!  A special thanks to anyone reading this from afar and engaged in defending our county in the Armed Forces.  May this be a good and safe week for you[...]
Here in the States, this Monday, May 30th is a very important day for everyone, but in my mind, especially those of us who are interested in family history and genealogy.  Yes[...]
With a recent discovery in the archive in Prague, I have been working on the first branch of my family who landed in Iowa.  My first cousin, 4x removed, a Knechtl.  [...]
Good morning everyone and TGIF! I am honored today to be the guest blogger over on http://www.CzechMateDiary.com  Thanks to Tanja, the site owner, I have been asked to sh[...]
Please join me in congratulating our newest member of the Onward To Our Past Genealogy Hall of Fame! Ms. Ginger Vogel Simek! Ginger Vogel Simek is the current President of the Czec[...]
I wish I was IN Italy, but at least there are good things happening in Italy!  Someday I am going to head there, eschew the major sites, and focus on the small towns of Costac[...]
Just wanted to let you know I have been entering books into the OnwardToOurPast library at LibraryThing as fast as my fingers and time allow!  There are now over 60 books for [...]
Sometimes it is right to follow your heart!    I have always loved to write and here I am being able to not only write, but write on a subject that is near and dear to my heart, ge[...]
As you work on your family history and genealogy, I suggest you don’t foreget to check: First talk to the most senior members of your family, direct and extended!  They know [...]