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  • April 30, 2017
  • Updated Metzenseifen Roots
  • April 27, 2017
  • Updated German Roots
  • April 25, 2017
  • Updated Italian Roots
  • April 22, 2017
  • Updated Irish Roots
  • June 4, 2013
  • Through a very lucky break on Facebook of all things, and with the help of new found cousins, I've managed to solve my biggest mystery yet and find my Great Grand Aunt, Anne Hoey.
  • April 8, 2013
  • Updated Metzenseifen Emigration.
  • March 27, 2013
  • Thanks to the incredible information available on the FamilySearch website, I finally managed to track down the elusive Louis Weet aka Ludovicus Vitkovszky and added three generations back as well.
  • March 22, 2013
  • Complete update of Metzenseifen Roots. All of the Ober and Unter Metzenseifen microfilm are now available online through the FamilySearch website.
  • June 2, 2011
  • Added information on Vendelin Francz and updated information on the family of Simon Gedeon
  • September 19, 2010
  • Added information on Joannes Francz and his wife Kati Gedeon, as well as new information on the birth parents of Jerome Schmotzer
  • June 13, 2010
  • Update of Metzenseifen Roots with new information found in the Ohio Marriage database on the FamilySearch Website.
  • May 23, 2010
  • Added information on the family of Michael Garofolo aka Michael Garfold.
  • May 20, 2010
  • Major update of Metzenseifen Roots with about 700 individuals added plus a new story Metzenseifen Emigration.
  • January 25, 2010
  • Added new information on the family of Michael Simon Gedeon.
  • January 23, 2010
  • Another general update with information from FamilySearch.
  • February 1, 2009
  • General update with new information from FamilySearch.
  • February 16, 2008
  • Added a new story about The House in Allerstedt to Stories and Other Stuff.
  • February 9, 2008
  • Major update of Metzenseifen Roots with new information found in the Ohio Death Certificates database newly released on the FamilySearch Website.
  • October 9, 2007
  • More information on the ancestors of Gottholt Donath and Rosine Bruckner.
  • October 6, 2007
  • Added new information on the family of Ernst Jacob Bruckner.
  • July 6, 2007
  • Added the story of Andrew Orient and the landings in Southern France, Operation Dragoon to Stories and Other Stuff.
  • June 17, 2007
  • Added information on my Grandfather's unit in World War I, the 478th Aero Squadron to Stories and Other Stuff.
  • June 10, 2007
  • Major update on the descendants of Lajos Gaspar.
  • June 10, 2007
  • General update of information gathered over the past 6 months which I've been too lazy to add until now, including 2 great pictures, one of John Watson and the other of his wife Jannet Creighton which were sent to me by their great granddaughter.
  • September 15, 2006
  • Added information on the families of Patrick Donohoe and James Donohoe which also solved a mystery.
  • July 28, 2006
  • Added information on the family of Joannes Gedeon.
  • July 28, 2006
  • Added information on the family of Henry Daube.
  • July 28, 2006
  • General update with new information from the US Census and World War II draft information.
  • June 19, 2006
  • Added information on the family of Dominick DiLallo.
  • February 20, 2006
  • Added more information on the family of Louis Gaspar.
  • February 19, 2006
  • A general update of all branches with new information obtained from World War I draft records.
  • February 19, 2006
  • A complete update of Metzenseifen Roots with new information from the birth, marriage and death records as well as new information from correspondance with other Metzenseifen researchers.
  • December 23, 2005
  • General update of Metzenseifen Roots with new information from the birth, marriage and death records.
  • November 10, 2005
  • Added information on the family of Louis Gaspar.
  • November 4, 2005
  • More census information and more birth records added to Metzenseifen Roots.
  • November 1, 2005
  • General update of Metzenseifen Roots with new census information.
  • October 19, 2005
  • General update of Irish Roots and Italian Roots with new census information.
  • October 2, 2005
  • Found Frederick Donet in the census records along with his family living in Buffalo, NY.
  • April 6, 2005
  • Added some information on the family of John Stroempl as well as update of Metzenseifen Roots.
  • January 21, 2005
  • Update of Metzenseifen Roots with information from the Death & Marriage Records.
  • December 5, 2004
  • Over 800 people added to Metzenseifen Roots from the Marriage Records.
  • October 2, 2004
  • Another extensive update of Metzenseifen Roots with more information from the Ober Metzenseifen Church Marriage Records.
  • August 17, 2004
  • Added new information on the families of John Watson and Harry Blair.
  • June 17, 2004
  • Extensive update of Metzenseifen Roots with new information from the Ober Metzenseifen Church Marriage Records.
  • April 19, 2004
  • Updated information on the family of Wilhelm Donet.
  • March 25, 2004
  • Added new information on the family of Michael Reitz.
  • February 22, 2004
  • Complete update of Metzenseifen Roots.
  • February 10, 2004
  • Updated the story and included pictures of Louis Gedeon and how he won the Congressional Medal of Honor in Stories and Other Stuff.
  • February 9, 2004
  • Complete update of Italian Roots.
  • January 12, 2004
  • Complete update of German Roots.
  • December 18, 2003
  • Complete update of Irish Roots.
  • November 18, 2003
  • Added a new link to the Metzenseifen Message Boards
  • November 10, 2003
  • New census information in all branches.
  • October 23, 2003
  • New census information plus new info on the Gaspar family and descendants.
  • October 15, 2003
  • General update with new census information and new information from the Ober Metzenseifen church records.
  • August 31, 2003
  • Minor update with new information added from census records.
  • July 28, 2003
  • Added a new story (Marine Corps Tour of Duty) to Stories and Other Stuff.
  • July 13, 2003
  • Added new Stark and Friedl families.
  • June 18, 2003
  • Added information on the Kosman family from Metzenseifen.
  • May 16, 2003
  • Added the ancestors of Giovanni Tresca from the town of Capestrano, Italy.
  • May 1, 2003
  • Update of various Friedl families from Ober-Metzenseifen, including Mathias Friedl.
  • April 19, 2003
  • Update with new information from the Campolieto Birth Records and the family of Cosimo Ialenti.
  • April 5, 2003
  • General update with new census information and new information from the Unter Metzenseifen church records.
  • February 10, 2003
  • Added more information on the descendants of William Creighton.
  • February 5, 2003
  • Added the family of William Creighton.
  • January 23, 2003
  • Solved a mystery plus general new census information.
  • January 16, 2003
  • Found new information on the family of John Hoey from Connellsville, PA.
  • January 9, 2003
  • Updated the Orient Family. Christophorus Orient is the earliest known Orient in the available microfilmed records .
  • January 2, 2003
  • Updated the family of Michael Walsh.
  • November 26, 2002
  • Updated the Quallich family with new information from the Unter-Metzenseifen birth records.
  • October 30, 2002
  • Added new census data to all branches.
  • October 5, 2002
  • Complete update of Metzensefien Roots.
  • October 4, 2002
  • Complete update of Italian Roots.
  • October 3, 2002
  • Complete update of German Roots.
  • October 2, 2002
  • Complete update of Irish Roots.
  • August 5, 2002
  • Added The Missing Gangbusters Episode to The Hoey Family Mysteries.
  • July 30, 2002
  • Added the story of Louis Gedeon and how he won the Congressional Medal of Honor to Stories and Other Stuff.
  • July 12, 2002
  • Started research in the Unter-Metzenseifen parish records, and added some new information on Agnes KUNDT
  • July 4, 2002
  • Independence Day - No more Pop Up Ads
  • June 30, 2002
  • Updated information in Irish Roots.
  • June 24, 2002
  • Updated a Mystery.  Also added some information to the Metzenseifen Labor Camp List.
  • June 14, 2002
  • Information from the Ober-Metzenseifen Death Records added to Metzenseifen Roots.
  • June 8, 2002
  • All Orient's born in Ober-Metzenseifen are now connected through Georg ORIENT.
  • June 2, 2002
  • Yet another update for Metzenseifen Roots
  • May 24, 2002
  • Back to the 1700's on two Stark lines: Michael Stark and Procopius Stark as well as Eiben ancestors
  • May 8, 2002
  • Added the family of Casparus Orient.
  • April 26, 2002
  • Added several Ialenti families to Italian Roots.
  • April 22, 2002
  • Added Campolieto Marriage Records from 1839-1846.
  • April 19, 2002
  • Complete update of Metzenseifen Roots with new information from the Ober-Metzenseifen parish records.
  • April 18, 2002
  • Added more information to Italian Roots from the Campolieto Marriage Records.
  • March 4, 2002
  • Added information on the Orient Family.
  • February 13, 2002
  • Added information on the Faix Family.
  • February 12, 2002
  • Added the family of Nicola Mattarocchia.
  • February 8, 2002
  • Added data from the Ober-Metzenseifen christening records on Andreas Stark.
  • January 14, 2002
  • Added Metzenseifen Labor Camp List to Stories and Other Stuff.
  • January 12, 2002
  • Added Campolieto Marriage Records to Stories and Other Stuff.
  • January 11, 2002
  • Added Campolieto Birth Records to Stories and Other Stuff.
  • January 7, 2002
  • Added Stories and Other Stuff.
  • December 29, 2001
  • Added new photos.
  • December 19, 2001
  • Added Acknowledgements page.
  • November 5, 2001
  • Major update with more information from the Campolieto Birth Records and Marriage Records on the Mattarocchia family.
  • September 28, 2001
  • Added information from the Campolieto Birth Records on the Ialenti and Mattarocchia families.
  • August 30, 2001
  • General page layout changes.
  • August 23, 2001
  • Added alternate photo album page for those having trouble with the existing album.
  • July 23, 2001
  • Updated information in Italian Roots (Ialenti Family)
  • July 5, 2001
  • Updated information in German Roots (Klein Family)
  • June 6, 2001
  • Solved a mystery plus new info on the children of Frederick Donet and Johann Zorb.
  • May 31, 2001
  • Added new photo.
  • May 9, 2001
  • Added Awards Page.
  • May 7, 2001
  • Some page layout changes.
  • April 28, 2001
  • Added the genealogy of Theodor Kundtz
  • April 18, 2001
  • Added some new links, additions to Italian Roots and solved a mystery
  • April 9, 2001
  • Added new information on the family of Pasquale Ialenti
  • March 22, 2001
  • Added new Mystery - The Unknown Cleveland Relatives
  • March 9, 2001
  • Added new photos and added an Eiben family branch
  • March 1, 2001
  • Added new section for Hoey Family Mysteries - Solved!
  • February 12, 2001
  • Added new links and descriptions
  • January 29, 2001
  • Added Hoey Family Mysteries
  • January 26, 2001
  • Added Italian Roots
  • January 25, 2001
  • Added individuals to Metzenseifen Roots
  • January 23, 2001
  • Added new photos
  • January 22, 2001
  • Added Site Search Engine and Site Map
  • January 16, 2001
  • Added Captions on Photo Album plus New Photos
  • January 15, 2001
  • Added German Roots
  • January 9, 2001
  • Added Photo Album
  • January 8, 2001
  • Added Links Page
  • January 4, 2001
  • Added Irish Roots
  • January 4, 2001
  • Added Metzenseifen Roots
  • December 28, 2000
  • Created Web Site