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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Treasure Chest Thursday: Uncle Lee's Advertising Ballpoint Pen
As mentioned in my previous post, we recently returned from a week-long trip to Chicago. Our first full day there, we went to Wilmette. ...
Monday, August 14, 2017
Mappy Monday: Chicago Nostalgia Trip
I just got back from a week-long visit to Chicago that included visits to all the sites in green (both pegs and diamonds) and orange. Diam...
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Wedding Wednesday: Radauskas Mother and Daughter, 1983 and 1966
Continuing the story of Ona "Anna" Tamošiūnaite Radauskas (1907-1988): After the death of her husband Leo Radauskas, my first co...
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: Trys Damos - Ona and Two Agotas, ABT 1937
From left: my second great aunt Agota Guokaitė Radauskienė (1861-1942), sister of my great-grandfather Charles Guokas (1863-1939); her...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Wordless Wednesday: Happy Birthday to My Brother Mark (tomorrow)!
Mark's 8th birthday, August 3, 1968. Our maternal grandmother, Sara Melzina Wolfe Guokas Archibald (1907-1997) is on the right. ...
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: Leo and Ona, 1934
The photograph above is of Leonas "Leo" Radauskas (1889-1973), my first cousin two times removed on my Guokas (maternal grand...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Wordless Wednesday: Leo Radauskas and Two Ladies, Chicago, 1937
The photograph above is of Leonas "Leo" Radauskas, 1889-1973, my first cousin two times removed on my Guokas (maternal grandfa...
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: Lithuanians in Texas
Me (one-quarter Lithuanian) with the " Lithuanians in Texas" historical marker on Hwy 119 in DeWitt County, Texas, 3.2 miles ...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Wedding Wednesday: Stanley Guokas and Anna Narusevicate, about 1925-1928
The bride in the middle of this photograph is Anna Barbara Narusevicate (as spelled on a duplicate Social Security application; likely ...
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Saturday Night Genealogy Fun: Unbroken Chain of Tombstones
This week's Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge by Randy Seaver is: Determine what is your longest unbroken line of ancestral grav...
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