Jul 092020
 

Hello there, friends and family. My genealogy site Twigged.ca has laid fallow for far too long. I’ve been off working on other projects — namely, finishing my PhD in Writing Studies. The two years following the completion of that degree have been spent recovering from that arduous process. However, I now have more time for [Read more …]

Nov 132016
 
Ludwig Hamann

Born in 1902, Ludwig Hamann, my husband’s grandfather, lived in Germany in a tumultuous time. He experienced the First World War and the interwar period when life in Germany was difficult for many. He joined a company that sold chicory coffee in 1922 and worked as a salesman for many years. Around that time, he also [Read more …]

Nov 092014
 
David Burk and his siblings in Mariposa Township, Ontario

Recent comments and inquiries about my Burke family research have reminded me that I do have a couple of additional pieces of information to add to the Burke family story. In a previous post, I mentioned that I believed that I had found the brother of my g-g-g-grandfather David Burk.  I believe that David and [Read more …]

Apr 062014
 

I have done some major work on the web site in the last few months.  I have updated its look (yay!), and I have made some behind the scene changes that make some things easier for me (and hopefully for readers too). Twigged also has a brand-new Facebook page if you would like to follow [Read more …]

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