Category Archives: 52 Ancestors

52 Ancestor Week 24 Lowell Athelston Kring Born in January or June

When was Lowell Athelston Kring born. January or June? According to Find-A-Grave, it’s June https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/93364345/lowell-athelston-kring  (on BillionGraves – you will need to log in to see the record: https://billiongraves.com/grave/person/1682026 ) in some records and January in other records. WWI and WWII … Continue reading

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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. Update January 17, 2018: Paul is the grandson of William and Rebecca Kring through their son, James … 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?

Updated January 11, 2018: With the help of a friend, I was able to determine that William and Rebecca are buried in the same cemetery in Lyndon as one of their daughters. Here’s the story behind the challenge if you … 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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