Fayette County Naturalization Records starting ca 1857

Probably the most underused records on FamilySearch are those that are not indexed and which seem to only be accessible via the Catalog (by the way, I always misspell this word as “catalogue.” I guess that’s the Brit in me shining through?). At RootsTech 2018 during the Town Hall Meeting, I learned that this is Read more about Fayette County Naturalization Records starting ca 1857[…]

Anastasia Naiser

I found a really cool naturalization record which shows the village of origin of an ancestor. Look! It even has her picture! This is my great great aunt’s daughter, Anastasia Františka Naiser (22 August 1879-24 June 1974). Here is her 22 August 1879 birth record, but not in Vratimov (written as Ratimov in her naturalization record), in neighboring Read more about Anastasia Naiser[…]

Weekly Project Updates: 7 April 2018

Book Projects: Narození a smrt translation – didn’t work on this at all this week. Czech Genealogy for English Speakers – or this. “Grundbucherbuch” – I did edit a few pages of this, but it was only so that my friend Lukáš would not completely hate me.   CGSI Projects: aaaaand…I slacked on these projects Read more about Weekly Project Updates: 7 April 2018[…]

Kamil Lhoták: A Retrospective at Prague’s Municipal House

by Tracy A. Burns Kamil Lhoták: A Retrospective, Municipal House (Obecní dům) This comprehensive exhibition of the paintings by Czech painter, graphic artist and illustrator Kamil Lhoták provides an in-depth look at the wide variety of topics addressed in his works. Viewers will peruse not only his renditions of old and new means of transportation Read more about Kamil Lhoták: A Retrospective at Prague’s Municipal House[…]

Weekly Project Updates: 31 March 2018

Alright! This week was very productive, now that I am *actually* reviewing what I’ve been doing rather than basking in the very real, very fresh frustration of my first genetic genealogy puzzle. I will definitely be writing about this sometime soon, by the way. It is extremely interesting and I think it will help others Read more about Weekly Project Updates: 31 March 2018[…]

How can DNA analysis be useful to Czech Genealogy in 2018?

I am having difficulty understanding how genetic genealogy can be useful for me *now*. I have a bunch of immediate (and distant) family that has tested on Ancestry. I’m in something like 77 DNA circles there, and so is my husband (different circles). I uploaded all of our (me, my husband, siblings, grandparents etc.) raw Read more about How can DNA analysis be useful to Czech Genealogy in 2018?[…]