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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
(Not-So-) Wordless Wednesday: Fearless Female Sara Melzina Wolfe, ABT 1925-6
This is a picture of my maternal grandmother, Sara Melzina Wolfe Guokas Archibald (1907-1997) th...
Monday, March 23, 2015
Matrilineal Monday: Guokas Family, early 1940s
In the photo above are my mother, Geraldine Margaret Guokas Pape, with her family of ori...
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Sentimental Sunday: Cousin Tom and Kids in the Cockpit, May 1994
Recently I got a message in LinkedIn that said my first cousin, Tom Streff, "is having a work ...
Friday, March 20, 2015
Friday's Faces From the Past: Archie and Millie, ABT 1946 - Using an Ad to Help Date a Photo
The photo above is of my step-grandfather, Wallace Franklin "Archie" Archibald (1896...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
(Almost-) Wordless Wednesday: Fearless Female Sara Wolfe Guokas on Her Honeymoon, Galveston, Texas, July 1926
The photo at left was taken, probably by my maternal grandfather, Charles Peter Guokas Jr. (1903...
Monday, March 16, 2015
Matrilineal Monday: Fearless Females Gerrie, Sara, and Jo Ann Guokas, ABT 1945
The photo at left is of my mother, Geraldine Margaret Guokas Pape; her mother, my grandmother Sar...
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Sentimental Sunday: Fearless Female Elizabeth Massmann Pape, ABT March 1962
The photo at right is of my paternal grandmother, Elizabeth "Betty" Florence Massmann P...
Friday, March 13, 2015
Friday's Faces From the Past: Fearless Females Alyce Frances Salerno and Elizabeth Florence Massmann Pape, ABT 1937
The photo above is of my paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Florence Massmann Pape (1902-2000), on...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
(Not-So-) Wordless Wedding Wednesday: More on Frederick Massmann's Second Wife
It was bugging me that I couldn't find any more information about my paternal great-grandfather...
Monday, March 9, 2015
Matrilineal Monday: Fearless Female Elizabeth Dienes Massmann and her husband, Frederick Henry Massmann, ABT mid-1930s
Above is a photo of my paternal great-grandmother Elizabeth Camilla Dienes Massmann (1876-1946...
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