Projects

Unbordered: the search for Adolf Lempert

Andrew Evans approached us in June 2016 because he was looking for information regarding his maternal grandfather. He had few details, and research was complicated because his grandfather not only lived in several countries, he also used different family names. Two and a half years later, he used all the documents he found to create […]

Heritage Trips Projects

Item on a bucket list

How does it feel to walk around in the house where your great-grandfather lived before he emigrated to the United States? Rich Appeldoorn knows exactly how it feels: “Getting us access to the home/café was wonderful. It gave me a new perspective on how my ancestors lived in Holland.”Rich asked me for help with his […]

Heritage Trips Projects

Eileen’s heritage trip to Amsterdam

Let me start with a few lines of an email message that I received in August 2017. “I will be in Amsterdam from 24-28 September (2017) and had hoped to contact a local genealogist, well before now, to access further family records prior to my arrival. Given the time lines at this point I imagine […]