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Anybody researching the Pittman family from KY in the 1800's?

Added by DAVID pittman on April 15, 2015 at 6:20pm — No Comments

More Questions from Randy from LoneTester HQ/ Saturday Night Genealogy Fun.

Q6:   When you were young, do you remember what it was that you wanted to grow up to be?…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on April 12, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Tepper and Teelen - looking for info

I am looking for info on my mom's side of the family.  

Mom was born Ruth Ottilie Tepper on June 1, 1921.  Her parents: Konrad Ihle, born September 5, 1897 in Germany, and Auguste Tepper, born July 6, 1898 in Germany, never married each other.  

Auguste's parents: Wilhelm Tepper, born in Denmark, married Auguste Teelen, born in Germany.  I don't know anything further for this branch.  I do know, however, that Wilhelm apparently owned a foundry in Denmark, prior to his getting married…

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Added by Margaret Houben on March 31, 2015 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Ihle and Walter - looking for info

I am looking for info on my mom's side of the family.  

Mom was born Ruth Ottilie Tepper on June 1, 1921.  Her parents: Konrad Ihle, born September 5, 1897 in Germany, and Auguste Tepper, born July 6, 1898 in Germany, never married each other.  

Konrad's parents: Konrad Ihle, born December 4, 1873 in Germany, married on September 8, 1895 to Philippine Walter, born December 23, 1874 in Germany.  I don't know Philippine's parents.

My great-grandfather Konrad's parents: Johannes…

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Added by Margaret Houben on March 31, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Baptismal Register of Fort Duquesne, (from June 1754, to Dec., 1756). Translated with an Introductory Essay and Notes by Rev. A.A. Lambing – John Gilmary Shea

Amazing the Genealogical Info's that can be found online...just thru a little creative tapping into a "google search".  Here is  just a couple of the Baptisms & Deaths from Fort Duquesne- june 1754- Dec 1756, Translated by Rev.A.A. Lambing-

John Gilmary Shea

- January 1, 1885…
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Added by Arorasky on March 26, 2015 at 11:39am — No Comments

Charles L. BOUDREAU and Theresa YOUNG

(My maternal line my mother's father) - G Grandparents Charles E or L? BOUDREAU (1872-?) Saint John, New Brunswick, married Theresa (aka "Tress" "Teresa" "Theresia") YOUNG (1872 or 1877-?) Saint John, New Brunswick. (residence Sandy Point Road) The problem is there were 4 couples with the same name born around the same time. I cannot find anything on Theresa Young and her parents. Their children listed on a 1921 census: Mildred, Violet, Alvin (my grandfather, registered name John Elvin or…

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Added by Debby Sinera on March 24, 2015 at 12:54pm — 4 Comments

DePeel Family

Looking for the parents of Alexander DePeel, b-1779,d-1881.  Also, the burial place of Keziah Trowbridge DePeel, b-1801, d-1853, pos-sibly Firth or Best Cemetery.

Added by Steven M. DePeel on March 16, 2015 at 10:01am — No Comments

The Straits Settlements

Research into my latest Hong Kong Police Constable came to a dead end in 1908 when he suddenly seemed to disappear. No longer could he be found within Hong…

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Added by Christine Thomas on March 15, 2015 at 9:25am — No Comments

Hong Kong Police History

Following the leasing of the HK New Territories to Britain in 1898 the Hong Kong Police needed to expand.  Two large intakes of recruits at this time came from the Royal Marines – 12 men in 1899 and 40 men in 1900.  Political…

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Added by Christine Thomas on March 12, 2015 at 6:46am — No Comments

Research Trip Planning by Susi Pentico

1. Basic Research Summary, it lists name of person being researched, Vital Records and their sources,  Census Records and location, occupation and age (source) etc.

2. Internet Research Summary,  lists sites, Search Terms, and Results pg 1 and 2

3. Repository List, Surname and Localities:  it lists the Repository, Date, Resources Found, Information Obtained.4.

4. Individual's Time LIne Summary: Name, parents, Birth Date, Death Date, Spouses Name, Marriage Date, Marriage…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on March 1, 2015 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Earney mystery

We are getting closer to solving this mystery--my cousin and I are planning a trip in Spring and everyone is invited for the fun!!!! Thanks Patricia

Added by patricia a richard on February 27, 2015 at 6:04pm — No Comments

Places to Peak to Find Clues

On the living side again, so here I am.  I posted about using Ftdna for looking for clues.  Some at times can be found.

If you want information on CW for West Virginia might try this one.

Want information on Italy, you may want to do some reading here:…
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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on February 24, 2015 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Quebec Family History Conference 2015

The Quebec Family History Society Presents

 

                            Roots 2015

An International Conference on Family History in Quebec

 

                            June 19-21, 2015

                         At McGill University

                           Montreal, Quebec

          Full Details available at www.qfhs.ca

Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 24, 2015 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Obituaries from South Omaha Sun Newspaper

South Omaha Sun was a weekly newspaper from December 27, 1951 to August 31, 1983. In this paper they had birth announcements, wedding announcements and pictures of brides. It even has people who retired from packing houses and other places of business.

http://obituariesfromsouthomahasunnewspaper.blogspot.com/

Nancy Mancuso

Added by Nancy Mancuso on February 23, 2015 at 7:14pm — No Comments

National Genealogical Society Announces Official Media Registration For 2015 Family History Conference

 NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY®

3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300

Arlington, VA 22204-4370

Phone 703-525-0050 or 800-473-0060

Fax 703-525-0052

www.ngsgenealogy.org…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 19, 2015 at 12:13pm — No Comments

NGS Announces Research Trip to Allen County Public Library

NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300

Arlington, VA 22204-4370

Phone 703-525-0050 or 800-473-0060

Fax 703-525-0052

www.ngsgenealogy.org

 

 

Press Release

Contact: Patricia Walls Stamm, CGsm,…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 18, 2015 at 6:04pm — No Comments

My Introduction

Hello ,  My name is Bonnie Bolster. 

I currently am taking the course Social Media Tools for the Wise Genealogist. It is the third class that I have taken. I have learned so much from all of the classes. 

I have also attended some of the online  Virtual Meetings  and read logs for the ones that I could not attend. 

 I have been interested in Genealogy since the 1960’s but more active since 2000. Luckily my Grandparents and Great Grandparents and one Great Great…

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Added by Bonnie Bolster on February 18, 2015 at 12:10am — 1 Comment

Burlington Genealogical Society - Burliington, Wisconsin Feb Topic

Tomorrow night at our Genealogical Society the topic is to do our own obituary ! I have sat down several times over the past week and this is alot harder than I thought it was going to be.   Some were too short and some were way to long.  Then I started to think, ok as a genealogist what do I look for when I read an obituary ?

This afternoon I remembered  that when my father's cousin's wife passed away , you could just tell that whoever wrote the obit  was into genealogy from what was…

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Added by Bonnie Bolster on February 17, 2015 at 2:41pm — No Comments

"STEPHEN BINYARD AND HIS DESCENDANTS: A BLACK AMERICAN STORY" WITH RESEARCHERS KIMBERLY MORGAN AND AKOSUA MOORE

"STEPHEN BINYARD AND HIS DESCENDANTS: A BLACK AMERICAN STORY" WITH RESEARCHERS KIMBERLY MORGAN AND AKOSUA MOORE

Location: St. Helena Branch Library

Date & Time: Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 1:00pm – 3:00pm

A small gravestone on the USMC-Air Station Beaufort was the…

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Added by Fallon Green on February 16, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Solved Earney mystery of Lincoln co NC

Hi--I have solved part of the mystery of the the Earney/Arney mystery and the plantation that they had---but sad to say the Mr. died and the wife could not keep it for some reason and she eventually went to stay in another county with a son---email me with specifics--some info still to be found out---patricia

Added by patricia a richard on February 15, 2015 at 6:58pm — No Comments

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