Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 14

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria C. Pflueger

This is the tombstone of Maria C. Pflueger, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. In addition to Maria’s name the names of five of her children are inscribed on the four sides of the marker. The front of the marker has the names of Maria C. and her …

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May 09

The Top Ten Reasons for a Genealogical Conference

Because I enjoy attending genealogy conferences and consider them worthwhile for learning about and keeping up with the latest methodology in genealogical research, I signed on to be an FGS 2013 Ambassador. So, from time to time, I will blog about the upcoming FGS Conference, to be held in Fort Wayne this coming August. Today’s …

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May 07

Tombstone Tuesday–Catharine and William Fowler

These are the tombstones of Catharine and William Fowler located in row 7, Section 1, Greenbriar Cemetery, Willshire Township, Van Wert County, Ohio. The markers are inscribed: Catharine wife of Wm Fowler Died Oct. 26, 1888 Aged 50y, 5m, 21d William Fowler Born Jan. 15,1831 Died Feb. 24, 1889 Aged 58y, 1m & 9d   …

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May 03

After the 2013 OGS Conference: A New To-Do List

Last week’s OGS Conference in Cincinnati was in my opinion one of their very best. There was a good variety of topics and lectures presented by excellent speakers. I came home armed with new ideas and information, re-energized and ready to try out some new research plans and techniques. I started a Things-To-Do-When-I-Get-Home list  and …

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