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- Walpurgisnacht (Saint Walpurgis Night), Saint Walpurga, My Ancestors Named Walpurgis from Tauber Franconia (Germany)
- My Ancestor, Royal Servant Edmund Moody Saved the Life of Henry VIII and Changed History! 52 Ancestors, Week 16 – Should Be a Movie.
- 52 Ancestors, Week 15: Solitude. Quaker Ancestors. Quakers and the Invention of Solitary Confinement.
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Tag Archives: DNA
My German Doman Ancestors in Ohio, and Related Davison/Davidson Lines.
Pictured above is my great-grandmother Anna Cora Prindle Cole. She was the daughter of Daniel Prindle and Sarah Jane “Jennie” Doman. Daniel Prindle was the son of David M. Prindle, Sr. and Hannah Elizabeth Kritsinger/Greatsinger. I have written prior about … Continue reading
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52 Ancestors Week 34: Timeline. Trying to Reconstruct a Timeline of My 3rd Great-Grandparents Michael Nestor and Catherine Hanberry using Irish Petty Session Court Registers.
This week’s writing prompt is Timeline. I have decided to write about my 3rd great-grandparents Michael Nestor and Catherine Hanberry of Gort, Galway, Ireland. In my research they appear to be non-existent in church and census records in Ireland! Below … Continue reading
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My Cousin Carole Lombard. Our shared Mateer/Meteer Ancestors.
Carole Lombard was an American movie actress who became one of the highest paid stars of the 1930s. She is probably best known for starring in comedies and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role … Continue reading
Posted in Classic Hollywood Actors, Famous Kin, Genealogy Tagged Alfred Hitchcock, Ancestry, Anderson, Carole Lombard, Chambers, Clark Gable, Classic Hollywood, Cole, County Down, Cumberland County, Cumberland County Pennsylvania, DNA, Everett, family history, Family Tree, Famous Kin, Fred MacMurray, French and Indiana War, Genealogy, Hollywood, Indiana, Ireland, Irish, Jane Alice Peters, Kennedy, Kilkeel, Knight, Lancaster County Pennsylvania, Linaberry, Lindaberry, Mateer, Matier, McMurtry, McTeer, Mechanicsburg, Meteer, Mifflin County Pennsylvania, Minater, Mintier, Mintre, Monday Creek, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Nelson, No Man of Her Own, Northern Ireland, Nothing Sacred, Ohio, Old Hollywood, Pennsylvania, Perry County Ohio, Peters, Presbyterian, Ross, Scots-Irish, Shannon, Sharon, Silver Spring Presbyterian Church, Supernatural, The Princess Comes Across, William Powell 2 Comments
52 Ancestors, Week 15. How Do You Spell That? My 2nd Great-Grandfather Elias “Eli” Nutick.
The surname, parentage, and links back to his homeland of my great-great grandfather Elias “Eli” Nutick have been quite evasive. His line has been a royal headache and a never-ending brick wall for decades! Now, his wife, my great-great grandmother … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Genealogy Tagged 52 Ancestors, DNA, family history, Family Tree, Fried, Genealogy, German, Germany, Klingenmunster, Nutick, Ohio, Otte, Ottic, Poland, Polish, Posen, Poznan, Propheter, Prussia, Rawitsch, Udie, Udig, Utic, Weigt, Weis, Weiss, Wetg 5 Comments
My Greatsinger (Gretzinger) and Bonnett ancestors of Berlin, Germany
My Greatsinger (Gretzinger) and Bonnett ancestors are through my great x3 Grandmother Hannah Elizabeth Kritsinger/Greatsinger (she married David Prindle, Sr.). Her grandfather was Johann Christian Gretzinger (Greatsinger), he was the son of Johann Jacob Gretzinger and Loisa (Louisa) Antoneta Bonnett, … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Berlin, Bonnett, British America, British American Colonies, British Colonies, Christian, Clerk, Cole, De Clerk, Deyo, DNA, Doman, Dutch, Evangelical Reformed Lutheran, faith, family history, family stories, Family Tree, France, Freehold, Genealogy, Germany, Greatsinger, Gretzinger, Jerusalem Chapel, Klerk, Kritsinger, Letts, Litts, Litz, Lutheran, Monmouth County, Myers, Netherlands, New Jersey, New York, Palmer, Parmer, Prindle, Rhodes, Sluiter, Sluyter, Spencer, Steiner, Strelmer, The Netherlands, Ulster County, Van Schuyven, Vanderbilt 2 Comments
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. Week 48: Strength. My Irish Ancestor Daniel Wolfetone Fahey (Fay) from County Galway, Ireland.
The writing prompt this week is strength. “Strength comes in many forms. It can be physical, but it can also be emotional or spiritual. What ancestor has demonstrated strength?” To me strength does indeed take on more than one form. … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Catholic, Genealogy, Uncategorized Tagged America, an Drochshaol, An Gorta Mór, Black '47, Canada, Catholic, County CLare, County Galway, DNA, Fahey, Fahy, family, family history, family stories, Family Tree, Fay, Galway, Genealogy, Gort, Great Famine, Ireland, Irish, Irish American, Joynt, Kentucky, Louisville, Mountbellew, Pennsylvania, Peterswell, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Roscommon, Shanaglish, The Great Hunger, The Irish Famine, tragedy, United States, Wolfetone 3 Comments
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. Week 47: Thankful. DNA, Genealogy Sites, and finding long-lost cousins.
Week 47: Thankful This week’s prompt for 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is Thankful. “Is there an ancestor you’re especially thankful that you found or a story that you’re thankful you discovered? What about all of the wonderful resources available … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Genealogy Tagged Ancestry, California, Cole, Detroit, DNA, El Cajon, family, family history, family stories, Family Tree, Frantz, Garska, Genealogy, Geneaologist, grateful, Henage, Hughes, Jonas, Jones, Kin, McDade, Michigan, Miller, Oklahoma, orphanage, San Diego, Swift, Texas, Thankful, Thanksgiving, Ward Leave a comment
My ☘️ Irish ☘️ Joynt and Larkin Ancestors from Galway and Clare
“Time is a Great Storyteller.” – Irish saying The Joynt surname is not one of the most popular surnames found in Ireland. And it’s an even smaller group that were and are Irish Catholic. “Joynt is an Irish surname of Huguenot … Continue reading
Posted in Catholic, Genealogy, Religious Tagged Abbyknockmoy, Austraila, Beagh, Carrig, Catholic, Clare, DNA, Fahey, family history, family stories, Family Tree, Fay, French, French Huguenots, Galway, Genealogy, Gort, Hanberry, Hansberry, Iowa, Ireland, Irish, Joint, Joynt, Kilkeedy, Killaloe, Larkin, Mayo, McDermott, Mullen, Mullins, Murphy, Nestor, New Zealand, O'Donnell, Pennsylvania, Peterswell, Poulataggle, Protestant, Rabbit, Rabbitt, Republic of Ireland, research, Roman Catholic, Shanaglish, The Troubles, Tipperary, Tubber, United States, William of Orange, Wolfetone 5 Comments
My Ancestor Johann Philip Kaes (John Philip Case) of Anhausen, Germany, and New Jersey, and his Interesting Relationship with Chief Tuccamirgan of the Delaware Tribe.
Johann Philip Kaes was born about 1679 in Anhausen, Neuwied, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, the son of Hans Henrich Kaes and Anna Veronica ____. He is found near Rückeroth at Anhausen in church records. Anhausen is 5 miles northeast of Neuwied. He … Continue reading
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My McGuire/Maguire Ancestors from Fermanagh, No. Ireland and McElliogott Parish – near Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland. In Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana in USA.
The furthest I can take my McGuire ancestors back is to James McGuire born about 1620 in Fermanagh, Ulster, Northern Ireland and died about 1682 in McElligott Parish (near Tralee), Kerry, Ireland and Cecelia McNamara Reagh born about 1623 in … Continue reading
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