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Caribbean Voyage, 1929

Hello, People. Today we will journey with the intrepid Lessiack family to various Caribbean ports, compliments of my Great-grandpa Leo Lessiack’s job with the Hamburg-American Line. He began working for … Continue reading

April 21, 2018 · 12 Comments

Picking Up the Threads in Haiti and Panama

1926 was a big travel year for the Lessiack family. Great-grandpa Leo’s job with the Hamburg-Amerika shipping line provided the family with lots of opportunities for adventure, and from the … Continue reading

January 3, 2018 · 18 Comments

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 Arrives in America

Happy Thursday, People. I’m just back fromĀ a wonderful trip to celebrate my paternal grandmother’s 90th birthday with her. All her children and grandchildren were in attendance for the big day, … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · 9 Comments

Heirloom Love

Happy Sunday, People. This busy weekend was mostly devoid of genealogy and writing time, but I wanted to share the results of a project I’ve been working on for a … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

More Benefits of Blogging

Happy Monday, People. I’m working on my great-grandfather Leo Lessiack’s history at the moment, and will have lots of stories and pictures to share soon. Stay tuned. Researching German and … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

Coney Island Idyll

Happy Monday. Here’s a picture of Hilda, Leonor, and Margaret at Coney Island in 1917. The little girl in the front is, I think, Wally Keil, the daughter of my … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · Leave a comment