The Deck of Cards
raised in a very religious and patriotic home. All eight boys honored their parent’s patriotism by enlisting in the military.
the summer house. I respond with, did you only live here during the summer? He comes back with no, this was our only house. Confused, I ask him, so why was it called the summer house? My dear dad laughs and says, because after every window in the house was broken, it had air conditioning all year-round. Hence, “the summer house”.
What Our Clients Say
Cheryl and her team have a passion for finding those missing ancestors and bringing them home to your family tree.
“Cheryl became our family historian in 1992, and she never looked back. She has helped our aunts and uncles test their DNA to determine our family heritage and complete our very large family tree.”
“Cheryl discovered a secret that had been kept in our family for over 60 years. Through research, family stories, and DNA, she was able to find my birth father, half brother and half sister. I thought I was an only child, and now I have two siblings, three nieces, three nephews, four great nieces, and four great great nieces.”
“Cheryl had known about my adoption case for over ten years. As soon as I heard she had become a professional genealogist, I hired her to research my family tree to find the son I gave up for adoption. We just recently tested my DNA, and I look forward to my results and see if we can find my long lost son.”
“Cheryl was able to find the records needed to prove one of our families American Revolutionary War Patriots. She traveled to Nashville, TN and visitied many repositories, met with a university professor who knew this part of history, and never gave up hope of proving his service to his country. She was able to find his service record in a very old book that proved in the town minutes he had served as a 2nd lieutenant.”
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It all started in 1920, when Jacob Nickolas Nestler married Catherine Elizabeth Schaeffer, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jacob of German and Irish decent joined Catherine of German and French decent. These devout Catholics wanted a large family and between 1921 and 1942, they had 16 children. This family photo was taken in 1942.LEARN MORE
A few cool picsThese are a few of my most cherished family photos.
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