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Six Word Saturday: Enjoying barefoot and pedal pushers weather!

Enjoying barefoot and pedal pushers weather!

I’m enjoying the beautiful weather today, and I hope it is nice in your neck of the woods, too. Had a wonderful holiday with my family! 102 more words


Günther Kegler, Chief of the Kegler-Clan (Part V)

Elfriede Kegler née Grempler

Chart II a – II

Once Günther and his second wife were comfortably settled in their Seniors’ apartment in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, they were truly riding into the sunset on a joyful note. 320 more words

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Ten Genealogical Lessons I Learned the Hard Way - New FREE webinar available for a LIMITED TIME

Here’s another great Legacy Family Tree seminar.  It’s FREE for a limited time.  Genealogist Warren Bittner shares his years of experience by sharing some of his mistakes as a researcher and how you can avoid them.   22 more words


The Numbers Game - Part 1

As I’d indicated in my letter to Tom, I was having a lot of difficulty finding Blanche Seifert in any of the available public records.  Being a woman who is married, I knew that I was going to run into at least one serious obstacle: the maiden/married name problem. 617 more words

Mom's Story

The Klopp Grandparents VIII

Adding Oil to the Fire

Friedrich Klopp and His Mother-in-law (Chart I – I & II)

Translated and Adapted from Eberhard Klopp’s Family Chronicle

Out of the marriage between Friedrich Klopp and Marie-Louise Weihe came two sons and two daughters. 387 more words

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Günther Kegler, Chief of the Kegler-Clan (Part IV)

Günther Kegler Struggling Through the Postwar Era

From June 1946 to April 1975

Charts II a & b – II

In June 1946 former Lieutenant-Colonel Günther Kegler had the humiliating experience of two long years of unemployment, which in all likelihood was forced upon him by the new Soviet rulers of East Germany. 512 more words

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Tip #6: Decide to find the facts and not just fill in the blanks.

The internet enables incredible research and collaboration with others on your family’s history.  It’s also fraught with potential traps and misdirection.  A research mistake by you or others is multiplied.  361 more words