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John Sebastian Trares: Photo from a St. Louis area cousin!

Thanks to the generosity of a St. Louis cousin, we now have a photograph of John Sebastian TRARES and his wife, Cordelia. That’s the best thing about the genealogy community – you meet wonderful people who are always willing to … Continue reading

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Franz Adam Knapp’s Children

I have spent some time lately trying to figure out what happened to all of Franz Adam Knapp’s children. To review the facts: Franz Adam Knapp, our immigrant ancestor, married Eva Elizabeth Jost (I have seen it written Just and … Continue reading

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Genealogy: the long road home

One never knows where the genealogical “journey” may take you. That is one reason I like the graphic that tops our “Home” page on this blog. It appeals to me for several reasons. The row of trees suggests “the long … Continue reading

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