Tag Archives: GREGER

invite to dinner: dear 3rd-greatgrandmama eleanor (lemon) noble or is it lemmon or lemmons, the pleasure of your company is requested…

52 Ancestors In 52 Weeks, 2018; week 4 prompt:  Invite to dinner. ___ Both hands up to the sides of my head, I’m frozen in indecision — just one?!  Invite just one guest to dinner?!  (Oh that it was possible to bring ancestors … Continue reading

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longevity — elsa (fern) walden

52 Ancestors In 52 Weeks, 2018; week 3 prompt:  Longevity. ___ Can longevity mean more than simply the years an individual lives?  I think so.  I see lives remembered long after individuals are gone, as, a sort of longevity, too. I think longevity when … Continue reading

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starting your family history research

52 Ancestors In 52 Weeks, 2018; week 1 prompt:  Start. ___ When I first delved into researching my family history, I quite literally didn’t know where to start.  This was back in the 1990s when the internet was young and, before Ancestry.com became synonomous … Continue reading

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sunday eulogy — jett falls: killed in action, ww i

“In Memoriam “(To Jett Falls, our one-time pupil) “Somewhere in France, where duty led, “He fills a patriot grave. “The lark sings high above his head, “Only the lark knows the hallowed bed, “Where lies our soldier brave. “Sacred the … Continue reading

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happy birthday cancer sun sign! — alta maria (falls) greger

Happy birthday cancer sun sign Alta Maria FALLS (July 10, 1864 Illinois-Oct. 13, 1934 McDonald County, Missouri; buried Anderson Cemetery, Anderson, McDonald County, Missouri). Great-grandma Alta died before I was born.  I wish I had family stories with which to place her … Continue reading

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three years shy of 100: emanuel h. greger (52 ancestors no. 16)

Week 16 (Apr 16-22): “Live Long“  ————————————————— Skipping collateral kin and peering back only at ancestors for this blog post, Great-Granddad Emanuel H. GREGER, living until 97 (Aug. 13, 1820 OH-Oct. 25, 1910 Sidney Twp., Champaign Co., IL; buried Mt. Hope … Continue reading

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