Tombstone Tuesday: Learning Melvin Medeiros’ Story

My Pacheco and de Braga lines intersect with a family from Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii, who went by de la Cross (or de la Cruz), Medeiros, and Andrew or Andrew Medeiros–take your pick.  As our lines crossed a few times, I ended up documenting their descendants as well as mine. One of the descendants, Melvin Medeiros, […]


SNGF: Ancestral Tombstones


Randy Seaver is at it again!  He’s got his Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge posted for this week. This week the challenge is to see how far back I can go with my ancestry with tombstones.  This must be a continuous line.  This may be a very short post.  First, most of my ancestors were […]


Tombstone Tuesday: Maria Pacheco Iida, another Fearless Female


Although Tombstone Tuesday is not on the Fearless Female calendar this week, I thought I’d take the opportunity to introduce you to another fearless female in my tree. This is the tombstone of Maria (Pacheco) Iida, daughter of Antonio Pacheco and Alexandrina Jose. It reads: Maria P. Iida July 13, 1891 Dec 27 1961 According […]