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Families are like trees. The branches may grow in different directions but the roots are the same.




Hi. My name is Brent.

Welcome to my Genealogy Page



My Roots
















These are the surnames of people I have found to be my direct ancestors:

  • Ashworth
  • Bachman
  • Baker
  • Bond
  • Carothers
  • Carver
  • Castle
  • Cornelsen
  • Dean
  • Du Bois
  • Ehlers
  • Erickson
  • Gaede
  • Hoyt
  • Johnson
  • La Tourette
  • Mercereau
  • Nelson
  • Parlier
  • Patzkowski
  • Pleubuch
  • Rezeau
  • Rupp
  • Scharping
  • Schenck
  • Scott
  • Sherry
  • Sponberg
  • Stromberg
  • Watkins
  • Weber
  • Witulska



And these are my direct ancestors:

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My Grandparents   My Great-
Grandparents
  My 2nd Great- Grandparents   My 3rd Great- Grandparents
 
Sidney Ashworth < Homer Ashworth < Dixon Ashworth < George Ashworth
Martha Watkins
 
Priscilla Baker < William Baker
Angeline Johnson
 
Rhoda Scott < Austin Scott < Moses Scott
Isabelle Carothers
 
Amanda Hoyt < Lorenzo Hoyt
Emily Castle
 
Violetta Sponberg < Frank Sponberg < Gust Sponberg < ? Sponberg
? ?
 
Annie ? < ? ?
? ?
 
Anna Stromberg < Gustaf Stromberg < ? Stromberg
? ?
 
Augusta Nelson < ? Nelson
? ?
 
My Grandparents   My Great-Grandparents   My 2nd Great- Grandparents   My 3rd Great-Grandparents
 
Donald La Tourette < Schuyler La Tourette < Montgomery La Tourette < Garrett La Tourette
Margaret Sherry
 
Sarah Carver < Thomas Carver
Elizabeth Dean
 
Lena Erickson < Charles Erickson < Eric Erickson
Caroline ?
 
Lena Rupp < John Rupp
Lena Bachman
 
Elsa Ehlers < Emmanuel Ehlers < ? Weber < ? Weber
? ?
 
Anna Ehlers < ? Ehlers
? ?
 
Anna Patzkowski < Michael Patzkowski Jr. < Michael Patzkowski Sr.
Anna Scharping
 
Agatha Gaede < Heinrich Gaede
Agatha Cornelsen


Where My Ancestors Came From and Where They Lived


If you have a question about these individuals in my family tree file, please ask my cousin's wife. I got my information on them from her.


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