Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Posts about surnames for genealogy research, including finding surname societies, variant spellings of surnames, and other resources.

31 Dec 2020

Swedish New Year’s Eve in 1925 Chicago

By |31 Dec 2020|Chicago Genealogy, Holidays, Larsson, Swedish Genealogy|2 Comments

This Swedish New Year's Eve in 1925 Chicago happened 95 years ago tonight when my Swedish and Swedish-American relatives (and neighbors?) gathered together. How I wish I knew all the names of these relatives! But [...]

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 [...]