Monthly Archives: January 2012

Photo Friday

This is my Pop Pop’s ID photo from when he was a Radar Observer during WWII. Most likely it was taken in May of 1944 after he received his commission, which would make him 22 here. So young (younger than … Continue reading

Posted in Wills Family Tree | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Great War

I’ve been watching season 2 of Downton Abbey on PBS and it’s got me thinking about World War I. Several of my ancestors fought during the war, but like the History Channel I’m guilty of passing over their service in … Continue reading

Posted in Erlanger Family Tree, Wills Family Tree | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brooklynites Appointed

One of the things I like to do in my spare time is look through old newspapers (which I always feel weird about, but they’re really interesting!). They’re a good source for genealogy research, not only because they give you … Continue reading

Posted in Wills Family Tree | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments