Category Archives: Clark & Crawford Co.s IL

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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what’s deeds got to do with it? (52 Ancestors #8)

Week 8 (Feb 19-25):  “Good Deeds” ———————————————————- I find deeds boring.  There.  I said it.  Not deeds, of  the doing-of-things variety, but, deeds, of the document variety…  BoRRRinggg.  So my initial reaction to this week’s theme was a little on the wrinkled nose … Continue reading

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