My Relatives At Work: A Labor Day Photo Series

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I posted this series in 2012.  Since I haven’t written anything on Labor Day I thought I would repost it.  Happy Labor Day Everyone!   Yesterday, I got the idea to search out some photographs of my relatives at work.  I turned it into a series of blog posts to honor them on Labor Day. … Continued

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Eureka! I Have Found It!

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Feast your eyes upon a beautiful sight… This is my great great grandparents, Jacinto Pacheco and Anna Jacinta de Mello’s marriage record.  It is the culmination of 3-5 years of searching, a good 10 or more years of not being able to search because of my arthritis, and the end of a whole lot of … Continued

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SNGF: Genealogy Resources and Usage

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  For Randy’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun Challenge this week, he has asked us to  fill out a survey.  Below are the questions with my answers.   1) Answer these questions in my survey about genealogy resources and usage:   a) Which genealogy software programs for your computer do you use (e.g., Family Tree Maker, … Continued

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SNGF: My Father’s Maternal Line

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It’s time for Saturday Night Genealogy Fun.  Thanks to Randy for this challenge!  This one is all about my Dad’s mother’s line. My Dad’s mother’s name was Anna Madeleine Mazeres.  She was born 17 Oct 1897 in San Francisco, CA and died 2 Feb 1984, also in San Francisco (though she lived in Oakland, CA … Continued

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My Mother Does Not Abide Photography

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I am reading a surprisingly wonderful biography called The Rocket Girl.  It’s about Mary (Sherman) Morgan, American’s first female rocket scientist.  She worked for a company that did government contracts during the infancy of space race. Her many achievements included an inventing the rocket fuel used in our first rockets.  Many of her contributions were … Continued

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