52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – still behind

52 Ancestors

One of these days, I will be back on track. Here are three weeks of 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. So Far Away I have written before about my mother’s side of the family.  They come from Thailand.  They are my ancestors who are so far away in so many ways.   The most obvious is the distance, … Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – still behind

Fresh Starts – 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

This year, I’m going to try to participate in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks.  That’s pretty aggressive this year considering I have essentially been doing that for two years, give or take a week here and there. So, here goes… This week is Fresh Start.  Last week, I wrote about how I am regrouping and … Continue reading Fresh Starts – 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

Ollerrich Kucks

What about the other Kucks? Ohlrich's people.  Yes, his family came to America and settled in Iowa…after his 1870 arrival, 1873 desertion, and 1878 marriage.  While they share the same given name, I will differentiate them based on the spelling recorded on their respective death certificates or headstones. Ollerrich (spelling on headstone) departed Bremen, Germany about October … Continue reading Ollerrich Kucks