Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Gibson Family in the 1940 Albany City Directory

My aunt Sophie Danko Gibson was listed in the 1940 edition of Polk’s Albany (Albany County, N.Y.) City Directory residing at 17 Grant Ave, Albany, Albany Co., New York, USA with her husband Clark.  There were quite a number of … Continue reading

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The Danko Family in the 1940 Albany City Directory

My uncle John Danko was listed in the 1940 edition of Polk’s Albany (Albany County, N.Y.) City Directory residing at 770 Livingston Ave with his wife, Alice C. 1940 Albany City Directory Entry for the Danko Family SOURCE:  U.S. City Directories, Albany, New … Continue reading

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The Mikoloski Family in the 1940 Worcester City Directory

My half second cousin Helene Rita Meleski was listed in the 1940 edition of Polk’s Worcester (Worcester County, Mass) City Directory  residing at 92 Chatham St with her husband Zygmunt Stanisław Michałowski (Zigmond Stanley Mikoloski).  Also listed in this entry … Continue reading

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The Meleski Families in the 1940 Worcester City Directory

My Meleski (Chmielewski) cousins were listed in the 1940 edition of Polk’s Worcester (Worcester County, Mass) City Directory.  Rita A. Meleski, Francis J. Meleski, and Harry J. Meleski are the children of my maternal grandmother’s half-brother, Joseph Chmielewski.  Stephanie B. Meleski … Continue reading

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The Niedzialkowski Families in the 1940 Worcester City Directory

My Niedzialkowski grandparents and several of my aunts and uncles were listed in the 1940 edition of Polk’s Worcester (Worcester County, Mass) City Directory at 18 Huntington Ave in Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.  Also listed in the entry is Damian Niedzialkowski … Continue reading

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The Danko Family in the 1940 Worcester City Directory

My Danko grandparents and several of my aunts and uncles were listed in the 1940 edition of Polk’s Worcester (Worcester County, Mass) City Directory at 15 Henchman Street in Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts. 1940 Worcester City Directory Entry for the … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the Release of the 1940 United States Federal Census

On April 2, 2012, the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration will release the 1940 United States Federal Census to the general public.  Working with several genealogy companies and societies, the U.S. Census Community Project will digitize the census and … Continue reading

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Wildlife of the Everglades

Finishing up my Caribbean vacation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I was able to snap some pictures of the wildlife of the Everglades.  Unfortunately, most of the pictures I took were from a moving airboat, so many of them were blurry … Continue reading

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Plants of the Everglades

At the end of my Caribbean Vacation, I stopped at Everglades holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for an airboat ride through the Everglades.  Sawgrass (Cladium jamaicense) and spatterdock (Nuphar lutea) are everywhere, interrupted only occasionally by pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata). Vista … Continue reading

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The Ak’iin Beah Club in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico

After touring through the Mayan ruins at Tulum, I stopped by the Ak’iin Beach Club for lunch and a chance to get my feet wet in the Caribbean.  The day was cool, overcast, and the skies were spitting rain.  Few people … Continue reading

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