With only about four weeks before my departure for Poland, I’m trying to find some type of media person to chat with regarding my search. I’ve previously discussed that I would like to find a reporter who might take an interest in my story and write a short article about my search. Perhaps someone would recognize my family name and contact me. It would go a long way in helping me get information. I’ve contacted one reporter so far. No response yet.
I have to admit, though, that I am excited at the prospect of checking church records, government archives and cemeteries to find information on my ancestors. I’m quite fortunate in that I have information on the birth of my grandmother in Rosvausch, Poland. I have her maiden name and the names of my great-grandparents. For this I’m feeling very fortunate and blessed. To have information going this far back, especially when my grandmother was an immigrant, is fantastic. Continue reading