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Ernest Quast - Research Questions

Here is a list of the research questions that I still have for Ernest:

  • Where in Germany was he born?
  • What religion was he?
  • Was he baptized in Germany?
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August & Maria Ihlenfeld - 1880 US Census Update

I have gone page by page through all of Ford County, Kansas looking for August & Maria Ihlenfeld. 

I am at a loss on this one so…. 40 more words


Parish Registers: Brick Wall Breakers and Mystery Creators

I can immerse myself for hours in Parish Registers, tracking my ancestors and their communities. They can often lead to research breakthroughs. Conversely they can result in further knotty puzzles. 1,229 more words

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Genealogy Do-Over Week 4

Genealogy Do-Over Week 4 Topics:

Week 4 Topics Include:

  • Managing Projects
  • Tracking Searches

My progress with these:

Step 1: Managing Projects

I have been using the free Excel template that Thomas MacEntee showed in the Facebook group and… I LOVE IT! 355 more words


Daniel & Mary George Household - 1850 US Federal Census

Daniel B. George and his household were enumerated on the 1850 US Federal Census on 25 Sep 1850 in Barbour County, Alabama.

Here is that census record. 149 more words


Driving Mr. Daisy...

We have yet another driver in the house.  Son #6 recently acquired his temporary license and completed drivers ed class.

At the beginning, when #1 Son started driving, it was a fun thing.   542 more words

Tupelo Press 30/30 Project--What I'll Be Doing in September Instead of Genealogy

I won’t be posting family history for the month of September. That’s because throughout September, I will be “running” a poetry “marathon” for the Tupelo Press 30/30 project. 506 more words