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- My Great-grandfather Abraham G. Kennedy, Well Respected and Lauded Schoolteacher and Principal. 52 Ancestors, Week 4: Education
- My German Doman Ancestors in Ohio, and Related Davison/Davidson Lines.
- The Ancestry of my 4th great-grandfather Peleg Rogers. Too many men named Peleg and Shadrach Rogers/Rodgers!
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Felicitas Grosshans Weinmann, 52 Ancestors, Week 11, Lucky.
This week’s writing prompt for 52 Ancestors is Lucky. I immediately thought of the girl’s name Felicitas. Surprisingly, I only have one direct ancestor in my tree with the first name Felicitas. The name Felicitas is the female form of … Continue reading
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My Great-grandfather Abraham G. Kennedy, Well Respected and Lauded Schoolteacher and Principal. 52 Ancestors, Week 4: Education
The above information is from the book The History of Perry and Fairfield Counties, Ohio; Their past and present by A. A. Graham and Ephraim S. Colborn and published in 1883. Directly below the biographical sketch for Abraham G. Kennedy … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Genealogy Tagged 52 Ancestors, Athens County Ohio, Cleveland, Columbus Ohio, Coopersmith, Cuyahoga County, Dayton, Fairfield County Ohio, family history, Family Tree, Franklin County Ohio, Genealogy, Ireland, Kennedy, Montgomery County Ohio, Music Dealer, New Jersey, Northern Ireland, Ohio, Palmer, Pennsylvania, Perry County Ohio, Piano, Price, School, School Principal, Schoolteacher, Vinton County Ohio 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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The Ancestry of my 4th great-grandfather Peleg Rogers. Too many men named Peleg and Shadrach Rogers/Rodgers!
Peleg is Biblical name, evidentially quite a popular name in the 1700’s and 1800’s in the United States! It is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as one of the two sons of Eber, an ancestor of the Ishmaelites and the Israelites, according to the “Table of … Continue reading
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Surname Saturday – My Boone Ancestors and Relations
I decided to take the month of October off from my 52 Ancestors writings, the prompts for this month just didn’t appeal to me, but the November prompts are awesome! And in my opinion were more fitting for the month … Continue reading
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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52 Ancestors, Week 31: Help. How Chief Tuccamirgan of the Delaware Tribe Helped My Ancestor Johann Philip Kaes (John Philip Case).
This week’s writing prompt word is help. I decided to write the story of how Chief Tuccamirgan of the Delaware Tribe helped and befriended my ancestor Johann Philip Kaes (John Philip Case). First a little biographical information about him: Johann … Continue reading
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Rest in Peace Cousin Tony Dow
I used to watch Leave it to Beaver in syndication when I was a kid. I was quite saddened to learn of Tony Dow’s death at the age of 77 this past Wednesday. So, I thought I’d post my genealogical … Continue reading
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52 Ancestors – Week 30: Teams. My Cousin Mitchell “Mitch” Nutick. Dancer on Broadway and Founder of the West Hollywood Tennis Association.
This week’s writing prompt for 52 Ancestors is Teams. I do have Irish ancestors killed by a team of runaway horses, and many ancestors that were farmers and used a team of horses. I have some distant cousins that have … Continue reading
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German Surnames in My Family tree and German Language Studies. 52 Ancestors, Week 29: Fun Fact.
This week’s writing theme for 52 Ancestors is “Fun Fact.” Not everything in family history has to be serious. This week, we can be creative and think of something fun you’ve found during your research. With that in mind, I … Continue reading
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