My Turn The investigation into DNA for ancestry research is fascinating to me. I watch "Finding Your Roots" and see the miracles that happen when the written records run out and the guests are left with just their DNA to break through to new information. I have heard stories both happy and sad as DNA … Continue reading Ready or Not…
They've Got a Secret Geigers, Pupps on TV Tonight When five members of one family marry five members of another family that is news. But it's also a secret and four of the couples left here early this morning for New York City to appear in Garry Moore's "I've Got a Secret" television show tonight. … Continue reading Tuesday Newsday
Ponczoch The Ponczochs have been a thorn in my side for as many years as I have been doing family research. The surname alone makes them a difficult family to trace. I have seen the name spelled: Ponshock, Ponchoch, Toushock, Punshok, and many other ways. Searching any database for this surname is extremely challenging. Mary … Continue reading Sunday Surname
St. John's Lutheran church is located on Highway N northeast of Stratford, Wisconsin. It is a few miles north and west of Fenwood. The solid brick building is just feet from the highway - you can't miss it! Early death register for St John's Church, Edgar I thought I would search there for some more … Continue reading Kroenings and St. John’s Lutheran Church
Kroening/Pupp/Geiger/Carl(?) Wedding Party Unidentified wedding party The only person in the photo who is identified is the young girl in the center. She is Mary Ellen Kroening. If anyone recognizes the rest of the party, please contact me.
This young lady belongs on the Kroening side of my tree. She is possibly a Carl, Geiger, Pupp, or Newmeier. If anyone recognizes her, please contact me.
SOLVED!! Thanks to Kathy Hodnet these ladies are now identified as Gertrude Nabbefield Doty and Barbara Carl Hallfrisch. These ladies belong to either the Kroening or the Pupp/Geiger family. If anyone knows who they are, please leave a comment. Thank you!