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And Baby Bob Makes Three

I return to my semi-chronological exploration of the lives of my maternal great-grandparents, Franz Georg Leopold Lessiack (Leo) and Margaret Spielmann Lessiack, who courted in romantic rowboats, and who were … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · 8 Comments

Leo and Margaret Picnic with the In-laws

Hello, People. I hope you all had a satisfying Halloween. I costumed up as an accordion-playing gypsy and relaxed by my new Campfire-in-a-Can (so great) to serenade the trick-or-treaters walking by, and hand out … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · 15 Comments

Branches Intertwining

Hello, People. We’ve reached the point in the narrative where my great-grandpa Leo Lessiack’s story begins to intersect with my great-grandmother, Margaret Spielmann’s story. This is a full-circle moment for me, and worthy … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · 11 Comments

Scanner, Accordion, and Cousins: Welcome to 2015

Hello, People. I hope that your holidays were glorious, and that your new year is off to a happy, healthy start. At our house, a nasty cold has been knocking … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 7 Comments

A New Puzzle Piece

I discovered a genealogical record today that appears to unlock several mysteries at once. I want to pose the evidence to you, my Genealogy People, to see what you think. Am I … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · 29 Comments