- 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: Indiana
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
Eight of My Grandfather’s Siblings – All Broken Branches. Premature Death, Never Able to Bloom and Grow into Adulthood. 52 Ancestors, Week 25: Broken Branch.
The 52 Ancestors writing theme this week is Broken Branch. This is the meaning of a broken tree or broken tree branch in family trees and on headstones; a tree represents life, a broken tree, or a broken branch, symbolizes death, or … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Genealogy Tagged 52 Ancestors, Allen County Indiana, Ashley Indiana, Broken Branches, Broken Flower Stem, Broken Tree Branch, Catholic, Cole, Danner, DeKalb County Indiana, Detroit, family history, Family Tree, Fort Wayne Indiana, Genealogy, girl's reformatory school, Glomerulonephritis, gravestones, headstones, House of the Good Shepherd, Indiana, Michigan, Nephritis, North, Premature Death, Prindle, Sisters of the Good Shepherd, Sisters of the Good Shepherd Girls Reformatory, symbolism, Wayne County Michigan 2 Comments
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 in 52 Weeks. Theme for March: Females. The story of the life of my 3rd great-grandmother Cordelia Merchant Cole.
March is Women’s History Month. The writing theme for March is “Females” and for this ninth week it is “Female.” I have so many women in my family tree I could write about. And later in the month, I for … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Genealogy Tagged 52 Ancestors, A scandalous affair, Arnold, Barre, Barre Orleans New York, Broome, Broome County New York, Canfield, Chenango B, Cole, Colesville, Colonial America, Colonial Connecticut, Colonial Massachusetts, DeKalb County, family history, Family Tree, Frederick, French, Fuller, Genealogy, Hoosick, Indiana, Losure, Lozier, Marchant, Merchant, Morgan, New York, Newville De Kalb County Indiana, Northrup, Orleans County Alms "Poor" House and Cemetery, Orleans County New York, Otsego New York, Oviatt, Palmer, Prindle, Rensselaer New York, Root, Temple, Women's History Month, Worcester New York 6 Comments
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
Posted in Catholic, Genealogy Tagged ancestors, Ancestry, Barnes, Barrett, Battle of Blue Licks, blog, Blue Licks Battlefield, Catholic, County Kerry, Daniel Boone, DNA, Doty, Doughty, family history, Family Tree, Fermanagh, Genealogist, Genealogy, Gooden, Goodin, Goodwin, History, Indiana, Ireland, Irish, Kentucky, Lamb, Maguire, Maxey, Mayflower Pilgrim, McElligott, McGuire, McNamara, Northern Ireland, O'Brien, Primitive Baptist, Quakers, Reagh, research, Tralee, Ulster, Urquhart, Virginia, Watts, Writing 5 Comments
My Lozier/Losure/Loser/Looser/Loeser Ancestors from Oberriexingen, Germany (and related lines)
My maternal 3rd great-grandparents Joseph Losure and Sarah Lozier were 1st cousins. The furthest I can take this line back is to my 8th great-grandfather Elias Looser. He was born about 1663 in Oberriexingen, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. I found one … Continue reading
Posted in Genealogy Tagged Alertshausen, ancestors, Ancestry, Baden-Württemberg, Basel, blog, Diedenshausen, DNA, Dumbald, Dumbauld, family history, family stories, Family Tree, First Cousins intermarriage, Genealogy, German, Germany, Girkhausen, Hager, Harnester, History, Indiana, Kasebier, Keller, Kemper, Lang, Lörrach, Loeser, Loew, Loewe, Looser, Lorrach, Loser, Losure, Lozier, Lueckel, Merchant, Michaelis, North Rhine-Westphalia, Oberriexingen, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Perry County Ohio, Rausch, research, Scheffhen, Schwenck, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Stuttgart, Swiss, Switzerland, Tschudi, Womelsdorf 1 Comment
My Quaker Lamb and Moore Ancestors in Virginia and North Carolina. Later Doty/Doughty Primitive Baptists in Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois.
The furthest I can take my Lamb ancestry back with certainty is to my Quaker 8th great-grandparents Henry Lamb and Elizabeth Henely. Henry Lamb was born 1697 in Virginia and died 10 Feb 1761 in Rowan County, North Carolina. His … Continue reading
Posted in Genealogy Tagged Barnes, Chambers, Cold Mountain, Cumberland County Illinois, Doty, Doughty, Edgefield South Carolina, Edwards County Illinois, Featherstone, Gooden, Greensboro County North Carolina, Henly, I'm Going Home, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Jasper County Illinois, Kentucky, Lamb, Manwaring, Mayflower Pilgrim, McGuire, Missouri, Moore, Nansemond County, New Guildford North Carolina, North Carolina, Perquimans North Carolina, Primitive Baptist, Quaker, Randolph County North Carolina, Religious Society of Friends, Rogers, Rowan County North Carolina, Sacred Harp, Shape-Note, Singing, South Carolina, Spartanburg South Carolina, Stafford, Virginia 6 Comments