Martinkus was my maternal grandfather's birth name. Sauka was my maternal grandmother's maiden name. They immigrated to Massachusetts from the village of Luokė, in Telšiai County. This site documents everything I've learned on this life changing expedition.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Alma G Shanks (1923 - 1989) - Find A Grave Memorial

In one quick Google search, today I located where my birth mother and her parents are buried. I'm planning a visit come the spring. I am humbled.

Alma G Shanks (1923 - 1989) - Find A Grave Memorial

From Lithuania With Love

I ordered something from Amazon. It came from Lithuania. Such a small item, a cell phone cover, traveled many miles to arrive at  my door. I think Lithuania is calling me.