20 Tools

20 Tools

In March 2017 I presented a lecture on “20 Tools I Used to Break Down a Brick Wall I Never Knew I Had.”    Following extensive research on my paternal grandmother’s family, I discovered in September 2015 that my father was adopted!   Thus began a...
Peter Geib – Naturalization 1838

Peter Geib – Naturalization 1838

This week I discovered the court document for Peter Geib’s naturalization on 29 October 1838 in Mercer County, Ohio.  Previously I noted that Peter and his family arrived in New York from Germany on 19 July 1836.   16 months later he purchased land just east of New...