Monthly Archives: March 2015

’tis a wee bit o’ luck o’ the irish what spared me living in viking times? (52 ancestors no. 11)

Week 11 (Mar. 12-18):  “Luck of the Irish” ———————————————————————- Apparently I don’t have much Irish in my ancestry or, if I do, I have a memory deficit where it’s concerned… (It’s been a long week.  Bad full moon.) At any rate, no … Continue reading

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death by stormy weather (52 ancestors #10)

Week 10(Mar. 5-11):  “Stormy Weather” ——————————————————————– Stormy weather ended cousin Nancy J. (BAILIFF) NIDEY’s life on Apr. 23, 1914:             “Mrs. Mathias NIDEY was killed in a tornado which swept over Southeastern Colorado early last Thursday morning.             “Mr. and Mrs. Mathias … Continue reading

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master weaver william m. fasig (52 ancestors #9)

Week 9 (Feb 26-March 4):  “Close To Home” ————————————————————————– Home being where the heart is, my choice for this blog post had to be, my 3rd great-grandfather, weaver extraordinaire in this 3rd great-grandchild’s eyes, William M. FASIG (Mar. 13, 1801 Lebanon Co., … Continue reading

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