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Er der nyt spørger du måske? Tjah, på en måde er der, men ikke sådan, at jeg har fundet nogen, men jeg har modtaget lidt oplysninger omkring min biologiske morfar. Jeg ved ikke nok endnu til, at jeg har lyst til at dele det endnu, og jeg “synker” stadig selv oplysningen. Men på et tidspunkt, skal jeg nok dele med jer. Men at sige, at jeg har en broget baggrund, er vist en underdrivelse. Men det gør det faktisk kun spændende.

Min tyske hjælper og jeg kæmper stadig for at få mine biologiske bedsteforældres dødsattest, det har indtil nu taget over 2 år, uden resultat – hvorfor ved jeg ikke, men så svært burde det ikke være, men jeg er klar over, at mange papirer og ting, blev ødelagt under krigen og efter også.

Al den søgen i 26 år, giver heldigvis nogle søde venner online også, og en af dem, sendte mig for noget siden kontaktoplysninger til en herre, der muligvis kan hjælpe i min søgen. Jeg har lige skrevet til ham i dag. Bedre sent end aldrig, men al den sygdom har jo ligesom gjort sit, og jeg forventer uanset ikke, at finde ham i live, eller i det hele taget, at han finde. Dog jeg har lært, man skal aldrig give op, for man ved aldrig. Men det virker godt nok som om, at det er meningen, at jeg ikke skal vide noget om fortiden. To be continued…..

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End of the road?

I’m wondering, have I reached the end of the road as far as finding out about my ancestors (at least on my biological father side). I fear I have. Last I tried something it ended up in nothing – again. I have two remote posibilities left to try, and I will give them a go, but I don’t have much hope of it succeeding I must say.

In terms of my biological mothers family, I can’t get any closer before they sort out their archives in Berlin, which won’t be until 2013!!! I fail to see how you can let people wait that long for something so important. In this case it’s a matter of their death certificates. I’ve written to their native country Poland, only to get no answer. So where to turn. Of course if I had bucketloads of money I’d throw them at a professioal genaologist – but I haven’t unfortunately.

There’s NO Robert Jones registred with the millitary that they can find, that fits the data I have. I have NO clue as to where to look at all, as he could be from anywhere in the US. I only have a very common name and a birthdate. Not much to go on! I have written whereever I thought relevant, to ask if they had information, and in many cases people don’t even respond. I simply don’t know where to turn next. I have (with the opening of the 1940’s Census) found bunches of Robert Jones’s, but I have nothing to check up against to know if they’re him. So imagine sitting there looking at all these records and each and almost (the one’s that are black anyway and born the right date) all of them, could be him! Frustrating to say the least. It’s food for thought as well when you see these photos. I wonder what lies in my ancetrial baggage.

As far as my mothers parents, and that side of the family, I’ll have to wait – simply wait, but it feels like one long wait. You who have tried this are with me on this I’m sure. And as far as my biological dad goes – I’ve more or less given up. Unless I get help from unexpected people, win the lottery or something similar.

So if you have any suggestions, ideas whatsoever, please come forward. Or if you of course know of a Robert Jones born the 24th. April 1928 (African-American), who was in Berlin, Germany, Europe, at least in 1961, possibly before and after as well. Please get in touch.

Ruling him in or out

We’re back to the good same old, same old question about my biological father. I have found one I’m hoping is him, but with more information also comes more questions. Is it possible to be enlisted in the Navy from 1945-1946 (Wounded in action) and then re-enlist as something else? The he would pop up as something else as well then?

And since my mother met “her” Robert in 1961 in Berlin, something is not right with this guy. Then there is another fellow, who also fit the describtion as far as name and birthday goes. So now I’ve written to my helper, and asked again what he think we should do. Like I said recently. I’m about to give up on the whole thing.