Monthly Archives: January 2014

FEBRUARY 15 MEETING:

From Bukovina to the Canadian Prairie:
The Story of Gheorghe Staruiala and Efrosina Iliesi

RGS member Sharon Schulz will share her family history research story at our upcoming February 15 meeting at 1:00 p.m. at 1185 North Concord Street in South St. Paul, Minnesota.

Portrait of Sharon Schulz's ancestors, Gheorghe Staruiala and Efrosina Iliesi, Sharon Schulz's ancestors from Bukovina who came to Canada

Gheorghe Staruiala and Efrosina Iliesi

Sharon Schulz’s ancestors Gheorghe Staruiala and Efrosina Iliesi came from Bukovina to Canada in the early 1900s. Sharon will explain her research process and share what she has learned about her ancestors along the way. Sharon is a Canadian citizen and a permanent resident of the U.S. She first came to Minnesota in 1964 to Minnesota to attend Concordia College in St. Paul, (now Concordia University) and recently retired . Sharon says, “I have finally had some time to pursue a long interest in and fascination with genealogy. I have been very fortunate to discover the Romanian Genealogy Society, and hope to make progress in discovering more about my Romanian ancestors.”