Suggested Boy's Names from our Family Tree

Following on the previous post, here are seven suggested boy's names from our family tree: Henry Nelson Peter Lars David Thomas Stephen HENRY - This is a great example of how genealogy can illustrate an ancient…

Suggested Girl's Names from our Family Tree

I sometimes think about which baby names would be meaningful from our family history.  So this post is primarily addressed to younger family members as well as any future family who are thinking about names for their babies.  This was prompted…

Solved! The Fate of Maren Olsdatter Bønsmoen

In my last blog post (here), I told the story of an 1880s autograph album owned by my great-grandfather Bernt O. Bonn (1856-1937).  In Norway, he was known as Bernt Olsen Bønsmoen.  The album revealed that Bernt went back to Norway over a…