52ancestors, Holtberg Family history

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week #11

Written by Amy Johnson Crow’s Challenge 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks  Week 11: Large Family Any large families in the family tree? Any stories of the challenges or benefits of being in a large family? Or perhaps "Large" is an ancestral surname?  Andrew & Christine Holtberg and their family. Celebrating 50 years of Marriage. This… Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week #11

52ancestors, Early Settlers, Green, Holtberg Family history, Thompson

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #7

Written by Amy Johnson Crow’s Challenge 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks  Week 7: Love Valentine's Day was this last week, but that doesn't mean you have to focus on romantic love. Besides the ancestral love stories, you could share an ancestor who you love to research. Are there any "love" names in the family tree,… Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #7

Billman, Bitker, Germany, Hastings, ilinios, Iowa

Happy Birthday to Frederika Marie Knobloch on the Hastings side.

Frederika Marie Knobloch I decided to go to a different branch today. This post is for my older two girls. Frederika is on their father's side. She would be their 3rd Great Grandmother and today is her birthday. Frederika was born in Ottawa, La Salle, Illinois in 1865. According to the Census reports she went… Continue reading Happy Birthday to Frederika Marie Knobloch on the Hastings side.

52ancestors, Holtberg Family history, Uncategorized

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

Written by Amy Johnson Crow’s Challenge 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks  Week 6: Surprise What is something surprising that you've found in your research? What is a surprise that one of your ancestor's had? Have you found something in a surprising place? I sometimes feel my whole tree has been a huge surprise. To pick… Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks