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Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

20 Oct 2011

Anna Larsdotter Hann’s Swedish Portrait

By |20 Oct 2011|Family Photos & Records, Larsson, Swedish Genealogy, Treasure Chest Thursday|2 Comments

Anna Larsdotter Hann's Swedish portrait is my Treasure Chest Thursday post. This carte-de-viste photograph of my great-grandmother is one of my prized possessions. I suspect this portrait was taken just before she departed on 7 [...]

29 May 2019

Chicago German-Language Newspaper Obituaries

By |29 May 2019|Chicago Genealogy, German Genealogy, Hann, Obituaries, Translation|4 Comments

These Chicago German-Language Newspaper Obituaries helped me break through my Austrian genealogy brick wall. Searching for an Austrian Birthplace Churchyard at the Ladis Catholic Church. Regular readers know how elusive Gottfried Hann, [...]

13 Jul 2018

Finding Austrian Ancestors in Ladis

By |13 Jul 2018|Austrian Genealogy, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Hann, Heritage Travel|0 Comments

This post is about finding Austrian ancestors in Ladis. Long-time readers here know (probably too much!) about my multi-year genealogical pilgrimage to visit the European villages of my immigrant great-grandparents. Each of the eight [...]

8 Feb 2018

Kahns Tea Store 1909 Calendar Plate

By |8 Feb 2018|Chicago Genealogy, Family Photos & Records, Schumann, Treasure Chest Thursday|2 Comments

The Kahns Tea Store 1909 calendar plate is my Treasure Chest Thursday post. My mother’s step-grandfather owned this Chicago coffee and tea store. For years, the calendar plate nestled with dozens of other antique [...]

12 May 2017

Ancestry Shaking Leaf vs. Genealogy Brick Wall

By |12 May 2017|Church Records, German Genealogy, Search Strategies, Unusual Records|16 Comments

Ancestry shaking leaf vs. genealogy brick wall. Which is mightier? As it turns out, the Ancestry shaking leaf* is mightier than my ten-year-old Austrian brick wall. Now a leafy branch sprouts in its place [...]

22 Mar 2011

Chicago Genealogy: Chicago German-Language Newspapers

By |22 Mar 2011|Chicago Genealogy, Genealogy, German Genealogy, Newspapers|0 Comments

Chicago Genealogy: Chicago German-Language Newspapers are an invaluable source for German genealogical research in Chicago. Gottfried Hann's obituary I've been working on the list of research resources for finding German ancestors in [...]

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