Geiser / Talarowski blog

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Geiser / Talarowski blog

Thank you!

Last updated: 2018-December-11 Material Support Maryann and I would like to say a special “thank you” to the following people.  They have kindly supplied documents, photographs, financing, and/or ran “errands” to places that would difficult for us to get to Read more…


Read Me First – An Introduction to http://www.geiserweb.com/genealogy

Last updated: 2018-August-11 A little history: Many years ago, my father (Adolph Geiser, Jr.) began researching his family tree.  This was before the age of the Internet, so his research was limited to family members and whatever data he could Read more…


The Death of Melvin (Mellville?) Herstine

Updated: 2018-December-27 We found the above newspaper article, recently, when visiting the library at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, PA.  It obviously tells a sadder tale than the “facts” recorded in our genealogical database. Our database has him listed as Read more…


The Question of Susannah Templeton

Last Updated: 2018-Dec-24 Susannah Templeton Cochran Susannah Templeton is the great-great-grandmother of my aunt (she married John Cochran).  Several people have said that Susannah is the daughter of my (Wayne) great-great-great-grandfather, Baltus Templeton (I know, I love the name, too!). So Read more…


Rudolph Geiser’s (Giesse’s?) Farms

Updated: 2018-November-7 Rudolph Geiser / Giesse immigrated to the United States in the early 1900’s.  His wife, Dorothy Geiser / Giesse (nee Lesner) immigrated shortly afterward. Although it was not the first place Rudolph and Dorothy G lived after they arrived, he Read more…


Our DB Rules and Other Interesting Questions You Might Have About the DB

Last Updated: 2018-December-11 This document will try to answer many of the questions that visitors to geiserweb.com/genealogy will have about the database. Is the data 100% accurate? The short answer is “no.”  We are trying our best to find and Read more…