Our earliest mother in North America

All of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) in your body comes from your mother, you get none from your father. You can study the genetics of mtDNA to learn how women create families that move around the world over the centuries. It is an entire field of study that I won’t discuss more in this post, […]

Barbara Katharina Shuster Fälchle (1775-1841)

180 years ago today, Barbara Katharina Schuster died. Barbara married Johann Georg Fälchle and became the mother of the Fälchle / Felchle / Falchle / Filchel clan from Teplitz, Bessarabia. A single-spaced list of her and her descendants (without spouses) fills 38 pages and has over 1800 individuals in 9 generations; I am in the […]

Mary Elizabeth Johnson (1933-2021)

Please email me if you want to add to this article. Mary Elizabeth Johnson, or Aunt Mary E as we called her is from Dickinson, North Dakota. She was born on 10 Jun 1933 in Fargo, North Dakota while her birth mother stayed at what is now called The Village / LSS; the home for […]

Freudental, Odessa

Hello, Freudental colony in the Odessa region is one of my ancestor’s homes. Web List; https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q4295734 https://www.geonames.org/701063/myrne.html https://www.grhs.org/chapters/gdo/villages/freudental_odessa.htm

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