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Once Again, DNA Provides a Clue – Trumpi

By Don Taylor A recent experience with Ancestry DNA reminds me that even fifth to eighth cousins on Ancestry DNA can provide a clue, possibly the big clue, to a breakthrough.    I was recently contacted via Ancestry DNA messaging … Continue reading

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Bernhead Trümpi – Climbing a wall.

Climbing a Wall – DH-30 – Bernhead Trümpi (unk.-unk.) Bertha Trumpi’s Marrige Registration Entries Bertha Barbara Trümpi’s marriage record is the one place the clearly describes her father’s name, Bernhead. Some other records indicated that his name might be Bernard … 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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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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Bio – John Huber (1880-1948)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 35 – John Huber (1880-1948) By – Don Taylor John is a great example of how further research of a person’s friends can prove that you have wrong person all along. I wanted … Continue reading

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Bertha Barbara Trümpi Huber


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52 Ancestors #18 – Bertha Barbara Trümpi Huber (1884-1968) Bio – Bertha Barbara Trümpi Huber The umlaut helps to confuse Bertha’s records in America. Usually the umlaut is dropped and Trumpi is used, it is also Trumpe and sometimes Trumpy, … Continue reading

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