Category Archives: WikiTree

Fake Headstones on Find-A-Grave

For various reasons, people are creating fake headstones to add to Find-A-Grave. It could be for an unmarked grave or to be able to add their own memorial to the site. In the second case, you are only allowed to … 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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Ancestry.com Down Due to DDoS Attack, Includes the Baby Ancestry Sites

Update: added new link to Geneabloggers. Nice explanation on Geneabloggers about the attack. According to Ancestry.com, they are experiencing DDoS attack. This appears to apply to the various baby Ancestry sites like Find-A-Grave, Fold3, RootsWeb, etc. For more information on DDoS attacks. … Continue reading

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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of 11 June 2014

Weekly birthday list e-mail from WikiTree and TribalPages. I keep these birthday updates short, kind of mini-52 Ancestors challenges. The format for each entry is full name (including maiden and any married names when known), birthdate, death date, relation to … 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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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of 04 June 2014

Updated 04 June 2014 to include Bernice Dowdy. Weekly birthday list e-mail from WikiTree and TribalPages. I keep these birthday updates short, kind of mini-52 Ancestors challenges. The format for each entry is full name (including maiden and any married … Continue reading

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