Tag Archives: The Massa Theory

Did Thomas JOHNSON Disinherit His Daughter Sarah? – Ancestors 62 and 31

This is one of a group of articles tagged “The Massa Theory”. It analyzes two statements from “The End of the Trail: The Saga of the ‘Coon’ Indian Heritage,” by Bill and Jane Wilson, and Mary M. Van Duyn Overton, … Continue reading

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Will of John COON, Henry County, Indiana, 1838

Will of John COON, Henry County, Indiana, 1838 The following are two thumbnails of the recorded will of John COON from Henry County, Indiana, filed 29 October 1838.

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The Massa Theory – Does Our Family Descend from Tecumseh, and If So, How?

The Massa Theory – Does Our Family Descend from Tecumseh, and If So, How? Genealogy began as my serious hobby when I was 18 and it seemed to take over my life. You know, like when I was supposed to … Continue reading

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Minnie Magdalene (KUHN) VAN DUYN Ancestry Chart – 5 Generations (Ancestor 15)

Minnie Magdalene (KUHN) VAN DUYN is my 2nd great grandmother.

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Sioux City, Iowa, Indian Woman Portrait by J. H. Hamilton

Originally posted on Diggin' Up Graves:
In the mid-1990s, some cousins found this photo in a deceased relative’s belongings. We had never seen it before. It was with other photos, but none of them were of a Native American. We…

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