Welcome to my site. I’ve just begun the job of uploading information, so bear with me as I collect my notes.
This research focuses on my paternal family, the Cirillos, who emigrated from Reggio Calabria around the turn of the 20th century and settled in Springfield Massachusetts; and my maternal family, the Houstons,
who moved westward in the 1800s from Pennsylvania. I hope family members will find the history surprising and the medical history useful.
I wish to acknowledge the hard work of Carol Watson, of St. Peter, Missouri, with whom I worked on the Houston genealogy. I want to thank her for her research, theories and encouragement
as we made our way back through time.
As I said, this is a work in progress. Many of the "facts" are only guesses. I am unsure about some of the identities of the people in the photos. I welcome any corrections or clues you may have.
If you've fund this work to be useful, or if you just want to chat, please contact me!
November 16, 2007