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12904Re: [bukowsko_triangle] FHL: What I did for my winter vacation

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  • Debbie Greenlee
    Feb 13, 2013

      And some people think a trip to Disneyland is the best kind of
      vacation! HA!

      Congratulations on your finds.


      larrybell.cny@... wrote:
      > My wife and I just returned from Salt Lake City, 3 days skiing and 3 days researching. Big time fun!
      > Although our research findings do not directly relate to BT research, perhaps someone will be emboldened to make the trip based on our experience. Here are the genealogical highlights:
      > 1. Found primary source material for two of our family lines--the first Old World sources we have discovered for these families. They have a machine that scans microfilm images onto a thumb drive, for free.
      > a. Birth record for Godfrey Raish, born 1784 in Fellback, Wurtenburg (on microfilm)
      > b. Several microfilm records for Stephanie Gaidosch, born 1881 in Radautz, Bukowina, Austria (now Romania): Confirmation class record, and the Familienbuch, a summary of vital records which included parents names and DOB, siblings names and DOB, house number, etc.
      > 2. Was able to copy book length genealogies for Barrows and Howland onto my thumb drive, again for free.
      > 3. Consulted with the professional research staff on next steps. It really helps to get another perspective. There is a Polish speaking woman who helped us write a letter in Polish to the archives.
      > 4. Passenger list record for Godfrey Raish, Antwerp to Philadelphia on the Margaret, August, 1805 (microfilm and book record).
      > Larry
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