Category Archives: 52 Ancestors

52 Ancestor Week 27 Margaret Helma (Koehn) Posey

Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. Amy’s recap of Week 27 (link will be added as soon as Amy posts one). According to Ancestry.com, Margaret is related to me as niece of husband of sister-in-law of … Continue reading

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52 Ancestor Week 25 Charles and Paul Arthur Kring of Fort Scott Kansas

Update: Charles looks to be Charles Edward, the son of William and Rebecca Kring. Still no word on Paul’s relation to the family. Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. Amy’s recap of #52 Ancestors for Week … Continue reading

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Successful Meeting of Genealogy and Mental Health

This entry for the 52 Ancestors challenge by Schalene Jennings Dagutis is a great example of a way around some of the problems associated with mental health roadblocks in genealogy research. Diaries are kept by many people and may contain a lot of … Continue reading

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52 Ancestor Week 22 William Kring – Why Kansas?

Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. A recap of #52 Ancestors for Week 21 can be found here (link to be added once Amy posts it). I first mentioned William Kring in a post about genealogy road … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Week 23 Three Krings (Sarah, Simon, and William) Move to Kansas

Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. My entry this week takes on a different tack from most of my earlier 52 Ancestors entries.I focused on three siblings who moved to different parts of Kansas within a … Continue reading

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52 Ancestor Week 2 Ollie Kring Matriarch of the Kring Family Part 1

First of two parts on Ollie Kring Update (second): second husband, John Hefferman was my 52 Ancestor Week 21 post. Also added links for Week 2 and Week 22 recaps. A wee bit late, but the long-anticipated Week 2 of the … Continue reading

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52 Ancestor Week 21 John Hefferman Who Were You?

Updated 01 June 2014 to include link to Amy’s Week 21 recap. Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. A recap of #52 Ancestors for Week 21 can be found here. John Hefferman is one of my newest … Continue reading

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