Tag Archives: Mannin

Enoch Mannin – Homesteader

Enoch Mannin (1823-1907) Adding maps to my genealogy research is always fun. The Bureau of Land Management records lend themselves to adding maps to better understand an ancestor’s life and history. The 1895 Minnesota State Census indicated that my third … Continue reading

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Keep Trees Wide, Not Deep – Example: Mannin/Barnett

Brown-Montran Research DNA Research Mannin/Manning/Brown During the last meeting of the Maine Genealogical DNA Interest Group, someone asked if it is better to have a tree that is deep or a tree that is wide. I mentioned that, for autosomal … Continue reading

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My Male Ancestors – Birth, Death, and Age at Death

Brown/Montran Research Roberts/Barnes Research One of the reasons that I enjoy Randy Seaver’s blog, Genea-Musings is that he regularly makes me realize the missing branches I have in my tree leaves have lots more to do on my tree.  His … Continue reading

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Barnett Surname

Surname Saturday Brown/Manning/Barnett I only have one known direct Barnett ancestor, my 5th great grandmother, Catherine Barnett (Ancestor #209) on the Brown line. However, I have some 35 other known Barnetts identified in my family tree. Several Barnetts married into … Continue reading

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John Bosel Mannin (1776-c.1869)

52 Ancestors #21 – John Bosel Mannin (1776-c.1869) I’m not sure which is more frustrating for me this week, moving or software. It was my intent to write about my 5th great grandfather, John Bosel Mannin, Sr. When I opened … Continue reading

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