Monthly Archives: October 2012

Elkhart County, Indiana~~Courthouse and Archives Information

I listed below the addresses and business hours for the Courthouse buildings. There are two buildings, one in Elkhart and one in Goshen, which is the county seat. The Archives and Microfilm department’s site is on Wilden Avenue in Goshen, and … Continue reading

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Former Operators reminisce at 40th Reunion

Former Operators reminisce at 40th Reunion. I used to work for GTE from 1977-1988. I was going to write a blog about my experiences, and was looking to see if there were any pictures of the old cord-board equipment I … Continue reading

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Excitment on the 2nd Section of No. 7

I was looking for an obituary in the 1881 Elkhart Review newspaper from Elkhart, Indiana. I never found the obit I was looking for, but found a train story for all you train “buffs”!! Yesterday noon, when the 2nd section … Continue reading

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50 Years of Christmas Ornaments

The first year I was born, my Grandmother Marion made me a Christmas Ornament,  and then began to send me one every Christmas. The ornaments had my name and year incorporated on them so we would all know who, what, and when the … Continue reading

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Discovering my Grandfather Through Genealogical Research

My Grandfather and Great Uncle both went to Rose Hulman which is a university located in Terre Haute, Indiana. In the “old days” it was called Rose Polytechnic Institute. As part of my family’s genealogical research, I like to find the facts and … Continue reading

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Experiences in Moving my Genealogy Research

I have dedicated a room in my house for my office. I gathered everything genealogical  around the house and have put it in the small room upstairs. I still have boxes that need sorting  since I moved them upstairs the past 4 … Continue reading

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