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Some of Those Who Built Me

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Barbara (GENGEL) HAAS (1816-1899): Gave Birth on the Voyage to America – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 27)

My great-great grandmother Barbara (GENGEL) HAAS was born in Württemberg, Germany, on 15 February 1816 (1), exactly 150 years to the day before I was born. I would say that’s pretty close to my birthday, which is this week’s 52 Ancestors … Continue reading

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Richard of Kentucky, are you my KING? Richard, Oh, Richard, who is your Queen? – 52 Ancestors (Possible Ancestor 50)

I did not want to have to try to figure out new ancestors this week. It’s so hard! I have the flu! And I wrote every day last week! With the flu! But the 52 Ancestors theme this week is “King.” … Continue reading

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Barbara Ellen (HAAS) WILSON – First American Birth – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 13)

Barbara Ellen HAAS, my great grandmother, was born in August, 1854, in Pennsylvania, probably in Philadelphia. Her family, consisting of her parents and six older siblings had emigrated from Sulzbach, Freudenstadt, Württemberg, Germany in 1851. Her brother Henry was born … Continue reading

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They Went on Horseback – Henry Bascom WILSON and Amanda Melvina KING – 52 Ancestors (Ancestors 24 and 25)

Henry Bascom WILSON was the tenth child of Robert and Nancy (SCOTT) WILSON, and grandson of Isaac WILSON and his wife Anna —— of Sussex County, Delaware. He was born in Decatur County, Indiana, 13 June 1824. I like to … Continue reading

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