Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Three Families

Throughout the 20th century family stories from multiple sources have always indicated that there were three Spurgat families who immigrated to the United States: The oldest immigrant, Adolph Spurgat, lived first in Passaic and Paterson, New Jersey, then in New … Continue reading

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The Preservation of the Records

┬áThe Genealogical Society of Salt Lake City, Utah, has extensive genealogical holdings. On 17 February 1972 the Genealogical Society microfilmed five volumes of parish registers containing the births, marriages, and deaths in Wylkowiszki (now Vilkaviskis, Lithuania) and the surrounding area. … Continue reading

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One Year Later

Here it is one year later and this is my 52nd post close to ┬áMay 31, 2013! I have met my goal although admittedly, not week by week. Although each of the last twelve months has resulted in at least … Continue reading

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