Marian Lois (Poulson) Chatel – A Video Tribute

Anyone who knows me, knows how close I was to my Grandmother, Marian Lois (Poulson) Chatel.  She passed away earlier this year (2016) but four years ago for her 90th birthday, I created this video tribute.  Please enjoy.      

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Dora Chatel- A Single Life in Retrospect (Intro)

Everyone has certain ancestors that intrigue them more than others.  One of mine is my great-Aunt, Dora Chatel.  She is the sister of my maternal great-grandfather, Prosper Chatel.   Dora first made herself known when she appeared in my research in the 1910 Census where I found the last reference of my great-grandfather, Prosper, living… Continue reading

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Census Sunday – Francois Chatel family

After taking the Boston University Certificate of Genealogical Research course, I started really taking a look at my previous research.  I have amassed a ton of documentation but have I really analyzed that evidence.  No.  I have not.  So, I have started a project to go back through my decades of research and take a… Continue reading

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