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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Jones Peterson Edwards Conklin Mulford Gould Biggs Jayne Luce Osborne Robinson Raynor Woodhull Davis Pendleton Morse Drinkwater Overton Wines Howell Gardiner Hand Hedges Slezak Schultz Trinka/Trnka Hollinger Angley Cacioppo Tumminello
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
United States, Czechoslovakia, Germany, France, Poland
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Advanced Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
To learn more about my roots

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Here's also a list of surnames I'm currently researching

Jones, Edwards, Overton, Wines/Winds, Hawkins, Biggs, Hulse, Woodhull, Peterson, Flint, Pendleton. Avery, Drake, Morse, Dodge, Raynor, Gould, Robinson, Luce, Hallock, Youngs, Gardiner, Hand, Hedges, Higbee/Higby, Tooker/Tucker, Davis, Satterly, Jayne, Osbourne, Arnold, Vail, Moore, Terry, Lines, Conklin, Owen, Willet, Hooker, Brown, Mason, Emery, Smith, Bradford, Latham, Johnson, Drinkwater, Carr, Ellerby, Topp, Angley, Hollinger, Evans, Buzzel, Kenniston (specifically to Maine), Ingraham, McKnown, Beath, Merrill, Chase, Parker, Sawyer, Webster, Livermore, Sherman, Wheeler,

In New York City specifically; Schultz, Slezak, Trnka, Angley, Hollinger, Topp, Ellerby

Canada- Ellerby, Thorp, Whitehead
England- Ellerby, Whitehead, Shackleton

Mayflower Direct Lines- Bradford, Brewster, Latham, Mullins, Alden, Peabody/Pabody, Bartlett, Warren, Hanson, Carpenter, Winslow, Chilton, Alger, Packard, Haskell, Soule

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Still On the Hunt

Posted on October 25, 2021 at 5:21am 0 Comments

Still on the hunt for this granddaughter of Hannah Jane Champion, wife of 2nd great grand uncle John P Peterson

Emma seems to have married twice. I'm not really sure how this works because a social security record comes up for Dorothy Thompson as her parents who died in 2001 They all lived on Marshall Street in Atlantic City New Jersey that's mentioned in the 1920 newspaper article for Mary A Peterson. If Abel Thomas died in 1902, and Emma's son Herbert was born 15 April 1900, and…


John P Peterson, 2nd great grand uncle

Posted on October 24, 2021 at 12:27pm 0 Comments

John P Peterson, 2nd great grand uncle

Born abt 1840 presumably in Eastport, Suffolk, New York to Lorenzo Dow Peterson and Emma L Overton. Here's the mystery but first a bit of background.

1850 living with parents Lorenzo Dow Peterson and Emma L Overton and siblings, Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York

1860 living with parents Lorenzo Dow Peterson and Emma L and siblings in Brookhaven, Suffolk, New York

22 Aug 1866 married Hannah Jane Champion in Philadelphia,…


Ottilie Johanna Wilhelmina Slezak, Great Grandmother

Posted on March 19, 2021 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

There is an interesting back story regarding my great grandmother Johanna Slezak. My father; Donald A Schultz, always told me his grandmother was born in Germany, and her name was Johanna Slezak. She came over on a ship.

Ok so the first record found from Geburtenregister der Berliner Standesämter (Bestände P Rep. 100 bis P Rep. 840) 1874–1908. Digital images. Landesarchiv Berlin, Germany was dated 20 December 1877 and says

"Nr. 524

Schöneberg, on the 20 December…


Fannie Slezak, Great-Grand Aunt

Posted on March 19, 2021 at 8:44am 0 Comments

Every once in a while I come back to more recent ancestors. The past few days it's been my great grandaunt; Fannie Slezak.

Fannie was born 4 Feb 1879 in Vienna, Austria to Johann "John" Slezak, and Ottilie Slezak nee Nessel. She first married Paul Loester (born 1867 in Vienna, Austria; son of Josef Loester and Wilhemina Rudish) on 18 Aug 1898 in Manhattan. Fannie and Paul had 2 sons; Paul Loester JR, born 11 Aug 1899, Manhattan, died 16 Dec 1955 in Valley Stream, New York; Paul Jr…


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