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Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

4 Apr 2018

Birth and Baptism of Anna Schumann

By |4 Apr 2018|Genetic Genealogy DNA, Prussian Genealogy, Schumann|6 Comments

Today's post is about finding the birth and baptism of Anna Schumann, my great-grandmother, from Freienwalde, Pomerania, Prussia. The names, birth and baptism dates of her three siblings, the names of her parents, and more, [...]

17 Jun 2020

Solving a German Sibling Brick Wall in Chicago

By |17 Jun 2020|Prussian Genealogy, Schumann, Search Strategies|14 Comments

Today I'm sharing a post about solving a German sibling brick wall in Chicago. Breaking through this brick wall with Chicago records makes it extra satisfying. Anna and Her Sister Elise Sail to America [...]

2 Mar 2018

Three Tips for Organizing Genealogy Research Files

By |2 Mar 2018|Family Photos & Records, Organizing Genealogy Research, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides|0 Comments

From my presentation at RootsTech 2018, here are Three Tips for Organizing Genealogy Research Files. Genealogists create lots of digital files in the course of their research. Some are downloads, some are scans of [...]

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 [...]

19 Nov 2013

Kartenmeister.com for Prussian Genealogy

By |19 Nov 2013|German Genealogy, Maps, Prussian Genealogy|0 Comments

Kartenmeister.com for Prussian genealogy is an indispensable tool. The brainchild of Uwe-Karsten Krickhahn, Kartenmeister.com contains nearly 102,705 locations east of the Oder and Neisse rivers, based on the borders of the eastern provinces in the spring of [...]

22 Jul 2011

Searching for Bruno Kirschstein

By |22 Jul 2011|German Genealogy, Kirschstein, Prussian Genealogy, Search Strategies|12 Comments

My first Surname Saturday post is about searching for Bruno Kirschstein, my great-grandfather. My KIRSCHSTEIN line should be easy and it isn’t. Since the search has taken me down many paths, I thought I'd explore some [...]

10 Sep 2010

Old German Professions Occupations and Illnesses

By |10 Sep 2010|German Genealogy, Prussian Genealogy|6 Comments

Old German Professions Occupations and Illnesses is a RootsWeb resource that comes in handy as when translating parish records. My own dear husband found for me in about six seconds of Google searching and it's [...]