Posts Tagged With: family tree

Ruth Ann (Hanson) Spangler

On this day, 29 November 1919, Ruth Ann Hanson, my spouse’s 2nd great-grandmother, passed away.

Born in April 1851 in Greenbrier County, Virginia (now a part of West Virginia), Ruth Ann Hanson was the daughter of John A. Hanson and Mary Jane Shuck. She joined four older brothers Charles A. Hanson, born on 1 September 1844; James M. Hanson, born circa 1846; Franklin M. Hanson, born circa 1848; and George C. Hanson, born circa 1850. Continue reading

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Philip Bush

On this day, 28 November 1852, Philip Bush (my spouse’s 4th great-grandfather) passed away.

Born on 6 August 1789, in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Philip Bush was the son of German immigrants Daniel Busch and Anna Catherina Baum. According to records, Philip may not have been the only child to be born to Daniel and Anna Catherina that day. Twin brother Christian Bush may have also been born, although some sources put his birthdate before Philip’s. Regardless, both boys did have other known siblings: Peter Bush, born on 8 April 1779; Elizabeth, birthdate unknown; and John, born on 16 June 1787.

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Anna Margaretha Thomas

On this day, 312 years ago, Anna Margaretha Thomas (my 8th great-grandmother) passed away.

Born in 1656 in Schifferstadt, a town in the Bishopric of Speyer (now Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany), Anna Margaretha’s parents are unknown.

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Charles Stark

On this day, 22 July 1882, Charles Stark passed away. He was my 3rd great-grandfather.

Born on 10 December 1802, in Pendleton, Anderson County, South Carolina, Charles Stark was the son of James Benjamin Stark and Rebecca Geary.  Charles was the couple’s second child, joining older brother Thomas Geary Stark, who was born 13 May 1801.

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ABCs & Our Family Trees: Letters P and Q

I have always been fascinated by language, specifically where it originates and how it adapts, mutates, and relates to other languages. That is why I found the series of blog posts by Andrew’s Kindred so intriguing. It combined my love of etymology with my love of genealogy. I was so inspired, in fact, that I decided to try my hand at chronicling the origins of our families’ surnames.


This is the fourteenth installment of a series of posts documenting the etymology of many of our families’ surnames (recent and distant, direct and indirect.)

Well, since I already covered the N and O names, it’s time to mind our Ps and Qs:

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