Posts made in August, 2016

Michigan City Directories

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Michigan City Directories

City Directories        City directories, including Michigan’s can help family history researchers find success in tracking down these “lost relatives.” Since many of them are published annually, city directories can give historical perspective on a family’s residence within a particular community. They can also identify when and where they moved into a city, list a spouse’s name, a resident’s occupation and/or place of work, and even narrow the possible date ranges of an ancestor’s death. City directories can also serve as an effective substitute...

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Cetnar Family from Jaslo, Poland

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cetnar Family from Jaslo, Poland

Emigration from Jaslo, Poland The Cetnar family came over from Jaslo, Poland by traveling on the ship Capella which departed Hamburg, Germany on April 1, 1881 and arrived in London, England.  The family more than likely traveled by rail from Jaslo, Poland to Hamburg, Germany.  Jaslo is in the Southeastern part of Poland.   From the Hamburg passenger list, the family is listed as: Peter (Piotr) with his occupation as farmer, Maria, Adam, Justine, Ladislaus (Wladyslaw/Walter), Carolina, Kataryna and Vinenz.  Their accommodations were not listed on the passenger list which meant they more than...

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