Category: Surnames

The Greenleaf Genealogy

The following article was taken from a magazine published in 1882 entitled The Literary World (Vol. 28).  It is basically a book review on a newly published (at the time!) tome on the genealogy of the Greenleaf family.  In reading the article you will discover … Continue reading The Greenleaf Genealogy

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Ancestors at the First Thanksgiving

In early autumn of 1621, the 53 surviving Pilgrims celebrated their successful harvest, as was the English custom. During this time, "many of the Indians coming... amongst the rest their great king Massasoit, with some ninety men." Wouldn't it have been wonderful to have been … Continue reading Ancestors at the First Thanksgiving

Olson Immigration

Fritz Olson Carla Olson Carla Olson name suprise 60th Anniversary Swedish Genealogical Research Links Never underestimate the information found on passenger lists, census records, birth/death/marriage certificates, citizenship papers in discovering your ancestor's national heritage. Discoveries: Grandparents parent's names Where they resided in Sweden My grandmother … Continue reading Olson Immigration