When our Roberts ancestors first arrived in the United States, they sailed into Ellis Island, passing the Statue of Liberty during its construction.
Imagine – You pay the fare and board a ship headed across the Atlantic. It is packed with 564 other people. A few fellow travelers are also from Poland.
Below is a chronological, color-coded index to the journeys taken by the Utah Pioneers who are the ancestors of my Continue reading
Norway Olavus Jacobson [a,f] was born on November 24, 1845 on the Skaarodegaardseie farm in Skedsmo, Norway, near the capital of Continue reading
Until last month, the furthest back I could trace my direct maternal line was to my 6th-great-grandmother, Mary Ann Geiser. Continue reading