Monthly Archives: June 2015

same name, different people different era (52 ancestors #13)

Week 13 (March 26 – April 1) – “Different” ——————————————————– What a fun exercise, I thought, to examine the life of a same-named person, see how different(ly) — or, same — we are and, lived? Now, this was not as easy … Continue reading

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the oldest homestead in lancaster co., pa (52 ancestors #25)

Week 25 (June 18-24) – “The Old Homestead” —————————————————————————— The 1719-built homestead of my 6th & 7th great-grandfathers, Mennonite bishops & ministers Christian HERR (1662-’80 either Switzerland, or, the Palatinate, Germany-1745-’60 PA, America; buried Willow Street Mennonite Church Cemetery, Willow … Continue reading

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john falls & sarah shower (52 ancestors #12)

Week 12 (March 19-25 — Psst:  some of us are playing catch-up…): “Same” ————————————————————— Passing on this week’s optional theme of “Same,” I decided instead to focus on my 4th great-grandparents, American Revolutionary War veteran John FALLS (1743-1830; buried Ebenezer Methodist … Continue reading

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heirlooms (a rose is a rose is a rose) (52 ancestors no. 24)

Week 24 (June 11-17): “Heirloom” ——————————————————- Our optional theme for this week’s “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: 2015 Edition” is, “Heirloom” — “What heirloom do you treasure? Who gave it to you? What heirloom do you wish you had?” 😦 … Continue reading

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