- My Price Ancestors, an Impenetrable, Impervious Brick Wall Line. 52 Ancestors, Week 21: Brick Wall
- My Beardsley Ancestors, the Lost Village of Beard’s Wood, My Family Connection to P.T. Barnum and General Tom Thumb. 52 Ancestors, Week 20: Bearded.
- 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: Dutch
My Three Ancestors Named Ursula – 52 Ancestors, Week 14: Begins with a Vowel
When trying to decide who to write about this week, I do have a few ancestors that both their first and last names begin with a vowel, including my eleventh great-grandfather Egidius Egen who was born and died in Dettingen … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Famous Kin, Genealogy Tagged 52 Ancestors, Budd, Christian, Driedorf, Drisch, Drucksen, Dutch, Dutch Reformed Church, faith, family history, Family Tree, Genealogy, German, German Naming, Germany, Hesse, Hohenroth, Indiana, Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Le Maistre, Lemaistre, Major General Joseph Bartholomew, Maul, Maulin, Mormonism, Moulyn, New York, North Tarrytown, Palmer, Rufname, Sayn, Sine, Sleepy Hollow, Strang, Syn, Tarrytown, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Urseltje, Ursey, Ursie, Ursty, Ursula, Washington Irving, Westchester County New York Leave a comment
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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William G. Lyons, My 2nd Great Granduncle. 52 Ancestors, Week 27: Extended Family.
This week’s writing prompt for 52 Ancestors is Extended Family. We often focus on those people from whom we descend. But what about their siblings, aunts, uncles, and cousins? They played a role in our ancestors’ lives, just like those … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Genealogy Tagged 52 Ancestors, Addis, Armstrong, Barton, Bucks County Pennsylvania, California, Chainman Mine, Cooper, Cowger's Ranch, Dutch, Ely, English, Family Tree, Genealogy, German, Gold, Gold Rush, Hamilton County Ohio, Jewett Adams, Kansas, Lukens, Lyons, Lyons County Nevada, McGill, Miami County Ohio, Mineral City, Mining, Monitor Mine, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Placer County California, Silver, Stinsman, Virginia City Nevada, Ward Nevada, White Pine 3 Comments
My Ancestor Maria Thomas Badie, Gifted Two Silver Communion Beakers to The Dutch Reformed Church of Breuckelen (Brooklyn, New York) in 1684. 52 Ancestors March Theme: Females. Week 10: Worship.
My ancestor Maria Thomas Badie was a wealthy woman who was married three times. In surviving legal documents, Maria used Thomas or Badie as her surname, not those of her husbands. (1) In records, the most common variants of her name … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Genealogy, Religious Tagged 52 Ancestors, Armstrong, Badie, Brackhonge, Braconie, Breuckelen, Brooklyn, Brouwer, Brouwer Berkhoven, Charity, Christian, Cooper, Dutch, Dutch Reformed Church of Breuckelen, faith, family, family history, family stories, Family Tree, Genealogy, German, Germany, Groome, Hope, Kimber, Lyons, Maria Thomas Badie, Netherlands, New Amsterdam, New York, Norris, Nutick, Old First, Quakers, Severns, Simpson, Van Sant, Verdon, Weiss, Worship 1 Comment
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. Week 6: Maps. February Theme: Branching Out. My Ancestor Anneken (Annetje) Hendricks (Henriksen) Vanderbilt from Bergen, Norway.
Above is a painting of an old map of Bergen, Norway. Hieronimus Scholaeus’ prospect of Bergen was painted about 1580 and published in Cologne in 1588 in a large atlas with pictures of “cities from the whole world” The Civitates … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Famous Kin, Genealogy, Uncategorized Tagged 52 Ancestors, Anneken, Annetje, Bergen, Dutch, Hendricks, Hendriks, Henricksen, Henriksdotter, Maps, New Amsterdam, New Netherlands, New York, Norge, Norway, Norwegian, Norwegian Americans, Vanderbilt 3 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
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