Posts Tagged: Writing

Holocaust Survivor Speaks, So We Never Forget

I opened Randy Seaver’s blog, Genea-Musings, this morning and read his post from yesterday about a presentation given by Ruth Goldschiedover Sax and her daughter Sandra Sax Scheller at the Chula Vista Genealogical Society last Saturday (Jul 29, 2017). Sandra has written a book about Ruth’s life story with the title Try to Remember–Never Forget.

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Ending Editorship of Footsteps to Past Newsletter

Today, I completed laying out my last issue as editor of Footsteps to the Past, the quarterly newsletter of the Cuyahoga Genealogical Society, a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. Martha Nienhaus is taking over as editor and will put together the Fall 2017 issue. When John Stoika died in May in 2013, I took over the Footsteps editorship. I included the

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Mary Jane’s Piano and Pizza Parties

My wife, Mary Jane (MJ for short), has been diagnosed with dementia. This condition has been developing for awhile, and in fact, because of it she had to give up her piano teaching practice in the spring of 2014. Since that time, we have been slowly working on sorting piano music, written records about students,

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Eastman Online Genealogy News (EOGN) Is 19

This is a somewhat belated birthday congratulations to Dick Eastman on the 19th birthday of his e-newsletter: Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter (EOGN), which is available at http://blog.eogn.com/. Here is a quote from Dick’s first newsletter published on January 15, 1996: Well, it’s started. This newsletter is something that I have been considering for a long time, but

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My Grandson Wins Family History Writing Competition

The following article was written by my grandson, Korey Wallace Huskonen, and entered in the Western Reserve Historical Society My Favorite Western Reserve Ancestor writing competition. He won $50 for first prize in the 18 and under category. Needless to say, I am quite proud of his article. My Favorite Western Reserve Ancestor: Walfrid Herbert

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Brecksville Bicentennial Book Offered for Sale

I just obtained a copy of the book commenorating the bicentennial of Brecksville, my home town. The bicentennial of Brecksville Township’s founding actually was celebrated last year in a year-long celebration, with a specially emphasis during Home Days in June. A historical subcommittee had been working for a couple years on the book and originally

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