Category Archives: Family History

Who is Mrs. Wyman?

This is Mrs. Wyman. How do I know?                   Because my grandmother made a very clear note on the photo. It confused me. As far as I know there are no Wyman … Continue reading

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What is the Correct Spelling of Bartunek?

How many ways can Bartunek be spelled? Researching immigrants tends to be an exercise in frustration¬† patience. I am not sure if the spelling changes are due to clerical errors, language differences or the fact that my relatives just wanted … Continue reading

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Some Immigrant Stories from Around Ellsworth County

The hours of research and reading I have spent looking for information on my family has led me to some interesting tidbits and tales of life around Ellsworth County. Some of the stories I happened upon are not relevant to … Continue reading

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