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I am studying with NIFGS for my English certificate. Through my studies this network was mentioned so I am taking advantage of all the new tools I've learned about and are available to me in order to become more informed.
I have been researching my family tree going on 10 years now. At first is was whenever I had the time but now through this pandemic situation I can devote more time to it.
My family name is Bond so I am open to connecting with anyone else…Continue
Posted by Susan Paterson on January 10, 2021 at 3:29pm
I never knew my Great Grandpa Hochstetler. My mother never knew him, either. He is a shadowy figure in my mind. I’m not even sure what He looked like. He passed away on March 6th, 1926, before my mother was born.
I’ve always pictured him being stern for some reason. I know he was Baptist. His family was Amish, but I’m not sure when he actually left the church. I know they had financial issues when the last child, my mom’s mother, was born. The census shows he was an engineer at a…Continue
Posted by Sara N Martin on December 22, 2020 at 11:45pm