Mary Jane (Lint) Dieter

The fortieth ancestor in my 52-week challenge is my wife’s paternal 3rd-great-grandmother, Mary Jane (Lint) Dieter. She was born 28 May 1842 in Ohio (some items say Pennsylvania) to Henry and Eleanor (Murphey) Lint. Her family may have been of the Pennsylvania Dutch or Mennonites as they lived in York, Pennsylvania and then to Holmes, Ohio […]

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Eva (Sońefeld) Lindner


[caption id="attachment_1620" align="alignright" width="300"] St. Barbara Parish in Święte - © 2011 Photos - Kaja Gwincińska[/caption] The thirty-ninth ancestor in my 52-week…

The Great Peshtigo Fire


The thirty-eighth ancestor in my 52-week challenge is my wife's maternal 3rd-great-grandfather, Adrien FRANCOIS. His birth is listed as 18 March 1832 in Mont-Saint-Guibert,…
Michael John Corrigan

Michael John Corrigan


The thirty-seventh ancestor in my 52-week challenge, is my paternal 4th-great-grandfather, Michael John CORRIGAN. He is the furthest back that Corrigan researchers have…
Johann Peter Firmenich

Johann Peter Firmenich


The thirty-sixth ancestor in my 52-week challenge is my 4th-great-grandfather, Johann Peter FIRMENICH (Think it's pronounced Fer-meh-nick.) I don't have a lot of information…
The Whipples

The Whipples


The thirty-fifth ancestor in my 52-week challenge is my wife's maternal 4th-great-grandfather, Lyman Eugene WHIPPLE. According to the information we have, he was…
Arnold & Shannon

Arnold & Shannon


The thirty-third ancestor in my 52-week challenge is my wife's maternal 3rd-great-grandmother, Rosina Winslow (Arnold) Shannon. Multiple census sources note that she was…