Tag Archives: Darling/Huber

Photo Identification and David Swayze

Photo Identification – Is it really David Swayze? There are very few things in genealogical research as exciting as finding a photograph, painting, or drawing of an ancestor. I was researching David Swayze, one of my wife’s third great grandparents. … Continue reading

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Tracing 19th Century Women & Sally Ann (?) Darling.

Tracing early 19th Century Women  Tracing women in early 19th century history can often be a difficult process. Women often didn’t exist except in the context of their wifely status. Such is the case of Sally Ann (unknown) Darling.  She … Continue reading

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The Search for Abner Darling (1780-1839)

The Search for Rufus H Darling’s father:Abner Darling Finding individuals before the 1850 Census is always problematic. I find the process to be an iterative process, that is to say, it is necessary to go through the same records several … Continue reading

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Abstract & Will of Abner Darling (1780-1839)

Abstract & Will of Abner Darling (1780-1839) Amanuensis Monday Great-great grandfather Rufus Holton Darling’s father’s name was Abner and his mother’s name was Sally. Although I am not totally convinced, I am fairly certain that this “Record of Will” refers … Continue reading

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Frank Huseman – 100 years-old today

Today is a great day to remember “Uncle” Frank Huseman; he would be 100 years old today if he were still living. He wasn’t really an uncle to my wife, rather he was the husband of a first cousin twice removed. … Continue reading

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Social Networking & Mother-in-Law’s atDNA Results

Social Networking I was out of town last week for personal business and didn’t have a chance to do any genealogical activity while gone.  I’m back now and am putting the final touches on my Social Networking for Genealogy presentation … Continue reading

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Kath. Stuckling (c. 1855-bef.1945)Ja

Sometimes, when we know virtually nothing about a person we think of the situation as a brick wall. It certainly is a wall, but my goal is to go over, under, around, or through the impediment. There is always a … Continue reading

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My Wife’s DNA Results

I was bad. I mean, I was very bad. I got my wife an Ancestry autosomal DNA test for her birthday. Sure, she received some other gifts from me, but she thinks the autosomal DNA test was more for me than for her. … Continue reading

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100 Years ago – Florence Wilma Huber – (1908-1934)

Research Darling/Huber by Don Taylor One hundred years ago, June 1915, Florence Wilma Huber was a six-year-old living on a farm in the Swiss Colony of Elberta and Josephine, Baldwin County, Alabama. Her father, John, and her mother Bertha (Trumpi) moved … Continue reading

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Brick Wall – Jacob Huber (bef 1860–?)

By – Don Taylor I know that “crossing the pond” can prove frustrating in genealogical research. Jacob Huber really brings that point home clearly to me.  I know virtually nothing about him.  When I first began working on my wife’s … Continue reading

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