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Swiss-American Missionaries For The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints In The Nineteenth Century, Cindy Brightenburg 2019 Brigham Young University

Swiss-American Missionaries For The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints In The Nineteenth Century, Cindy Brightenburg

Swiss American Historical Society Review

In the fa ll of 1888, Gottfried Buehler left his home, wife and small children in Utah for a two-year return to Switzerland. He had been ass igned by his church to serve a miss ion in the land of his birth with the goal to preach the tenets of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as the Mormon church, and hereafter referred to as "the church") to the people of Switzerland, baptize them into membership , and encourage them to emigrate to the land of Zion, or the Utah Territory. From the mid- to late-nineteenth century ...


Dna Evidence Of A Croatian And Sephardic Jewish Settlement On The North Carolina Coast Dating From The Mid To Late 1500s, Elizabeth C. Hirschman, James A. Vance, Jesse D. Harris 2019 University of North Georgia

Dna Evidence Of A Croatian And Sephardic Jewish Settlement On The North Carolina Coast Dating From The Mid To Late 1500s, Elizabeth C. Hirschman, James A. Vance, Jesse D. Harris

International Social Science Review

While the British origins of North American colonization currently are widely accepted, there is new evidence that other countries and non-Christians may have been earlier in establishing permanent settlements on the North Atlantic coast. Using the new research tool of human genomics, this paper provides DNA evidence that Croatians and Sephardic Jews were absorbed into the ancestral population of the Lumbee Native American tribe of North Carolina during the mid- to late-1500s. We further propose that these Sephardic Jews originated, in part, from a subgroup of the Roanoke colonists of 1586. Given this, a new historical narrative of early European ...


Lewis J. Sundquist: Augustana Alum Of 1886, Zoe L. Arvanitis, Rachel A. Bresnahan, Bryn E. Gatz 2019 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Lewis J. Sundquist: Augustana Alum Of 1886, Zoe L. Arvanitis, Rachel A. Bresnahan, Bryn E. Gatz

Celebration of Learning

Lewis J. Sundquist graduated from Augustana in 1886. We will discuss his career as a pastor, his family history, and his genealogy.


Erik S. Tjernberg : Augustana Alum Of 1886, Maame Araba Vander-Pallen, Sosena Gebremariam, Drew Davis 2019 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Erik S. Tjernberg : Augustana Alum Of 1886, Maame Araba Vander-Pallen, Sosena Gebremariam, Drew Davis

Celebration of Learning

Erik S. Tjernberg graduated from Augustana in 1886. We will discuss his career as a pastor, his family history and his genealogy. We will include information about life in Augustana in the 1880s. We will use sources from Augustana's special collections and original Swedish Parish records.


John Fredrik Seedoff: Augustana Alum Of 1886, Anthony M. Cozzi, Jaden W. Dellitt, Luke J. Johnson 2019 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

John Fredrik Seedoff: Augustana Alum Of 1886, Anthony M. Cozzi, Jaden W. Dellitt, Luke J. Johnson

Celebration of Learning

John Seedoff was a graduate from Augustana in 1886. We will discuss his career as a pastor, his family history, and his genealogy. We will include when he arrived at Augustana, and what he did as a student here.


Carl Erik Elving: Augustana Alum Of 1886, Adrian Sowicz, Evan Webber, Emma Gannaway 2019 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Carl Erik Elving: Augustana Alum Of 1886, Adrian Sowicz, Evan Webber, Emma Gannaway

Celebration of Learning

Carl Erik Elving was a graduate from Augustana in 1886. We will discuss his career as a pastor, his family history and his genealogy. We use historic records from Augustana's Special Collections and Swedish parish records.


Peter Olof Hansen; Augustana Alum Of 1886, Elizabeth J. Merrill, Abby R. Redlinger, Joshua R. Anderson 2019 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Peter Olof Hansen; Augustana Alum Of 1886, Elizabeth J. Merrill, Abby R. Redlinger, Joshua R. Anderson

Celebration of Learning

Peter Olof Hansen graduated from Augustana in June of 1886. We have researched his immigration to the United States, his family history and genealogy, and his career as a pastor after Augustana.


Peter Mathias Lindberg: Augustana Alum Of 1886, Nicole Kunz, Anna Matava, Rebecca Casad 2019 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Peter Mathias Lindberg: Augustana Alum Of 1886, Nicole Kunz, Anna Matava, Rebecca Casad

Celebration of Learning

Peter Mathias Lindberg graduated from Augustana in 1886. We will discuss his career as a pastor, his family history, and his genealogy.


The Wonderful Swiss Touch, 2019 Brigham Young University

The Wonderful Swiss Touch

Swiss American Historical Society Review

Famous Swiss chocolate brands like Toblerone and Lindt are hard to miss because modern consumers will find them at checkout counters, airport gift shops and so many places. Likewise Swiss cheese products adorn the grocery store shelves in the United States . While many people might be familiar with some Swiss products they might not have a good understanding about what Switzerland is about in the modern world. This is because a few products or nuggets of information cannot really tell the whole story about a country. For example, those consuming Jack Daniels Whisky overseas might be familiar with the taste ...


Augustana Seniors Fall 1885: Peter Mathias Lindberg, Rebecca Elise Casad, Anna M. Matava, Nicole Kunz 2019 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Augustana Seniors Fall 1885: Peter Mathias Lindberg, Rebecca Elise Casad, Anna M. Matava, Nicole Kunz

Augustana Seniors Fall 1885 (Class of 1886)

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Humanizing The Enslaved Of Fort Monroe’S Arc Of Freedom, William R. Kelly Jr. 2019 Casemate Museum, Fort Monroe Authority

Humanizing The Enslaved Of Fort Monroe’S Arc Of Freedom, William R. Kelly Jr.

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

Fort Monroe, located in Hampton, Virginia, was a United States Army post until its deactivation in 2011. President Barack Obama proclaimed Fort Monroe a national monument due to its complex history, including its ties to slavery and emancipation. This paper outlines an ongoing research project designed to identify and humanize both the enslaved who helped build the fort and those who were declared as contraband there during the American Civil War. Housed in the National Archives and Records Administration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States Army Engineer Records from 1819 to 1866 is the main area of focus for this ...


Name Fluidity And Its Effect On Ashkenazi Genealogical Research, Meredith Dreyfuss 2019 Dominican University of California

Name Fluidity And Its Effect On Ashkenazi Genealogical Research, Meredith Dreyfuss

Senior Theses and Capstone Projects

It is commonly believed that genealogical research has become easier and more popular than ever before, and with more and more records being digitized and available over the internet, the ability to research family history can be done by anyone with an interest and a computer. Where one might have had to travel to the places that housed the records that trace family life, now many of those records are online, with the data store growing all the time. Similarly, relatively inexpensive DNA testing is bringing family background and history to the masses.

However, while science and technology have revolutionized ...


The Family History Of Cristhian Guzman, Cristhian Guzman 2019 Pittsburg State University

The Family History Of Cristhian Guzman, Cristhian Guzman

Your Family in History: Hist 550/700

Cristhian Guzman authored this family history as part of the course requirements for Your Family in History: HIST 550/700 offered online in Spring 2019 and was submitted to the Pittsburg State University Digital Commons. Please contact the author directly with any questions or comments: pinamex04@yahoo.com


Payton Holloway's Family History, Payton Lane Holloway 2019 Pittsburg State University

Payton Holloway's Family History, Payton Lane Holloway

Your Family in History: Hist 550/700

The Family History of Payton L. Holloway


The Family History Of Taylor Brecheisen, Taylor Brecheisen 2019 Pittsburg State University

The Family History Of Taylor Brecheisen, Taylor Brecheisen

Your Family in History: Hist 550/700

Taylor Brecheisen authored this family history as part of the course requirements for HIST 550/700 Your Family in History offered online in Spring 2019 and was submitted to the Pittsburg State University Digital Commons. Please contact the author directly with any questions or comments: Tbrecheisen@gus.pittstate.edu


Juan Vadillo Family History, Juan Vadillo 2019 Pittsburg State University

Juan Vadillo Family History, Juan Vadillo

Your Family in History: Hist 550/700

Juan Vadillowas born on December 24, 1987 to Jose Juan Vadilloand Maria Lavastida in a small town on the outskirts of Mexico D.F. named San Jose Huilango. This was an especially difficult labor due to the proximity to the holidays and the relative lack of hospitals and medical professionals. On Christmas Eve Maria went in to labor and had to be rushed to the nearest hospital but was unable to find a reliable mode of transportation. Instead her and her husband, walked to the home of a midwife who lived a few minutes away. At approximately three ...


Interview Of Rosanna Mastrangelo, Rosanna Mastrangelo, Juliana Mastrangelo 2019 La Salle University

Interview Of Rosanna Mastrangelo, Rosanna Mastrangelo, Juliana Mastrangelo

All Oral Histories

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Rosanna Mastrangelo was born in February 1964, in South Philadelphia. Her parents, along with the rest of her family, were Italian immigrants who had come to America after the end of World War II in hopes of rebuilding a better life for themselves. Raised in a tight-knit Italian neighborhood and surrounded by Old World traditions, Rosanna quickly realized the importance of remaining close to one’s roots, especially in forming her unique sense of identity. But as she went to school and became acquainted with people of other backgrounds and experiences, it became ever more clear that her ...


Augustana Seniors Fall 1885: Introduction, Dr. Thomas E. Bengtson 2019 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Augustana Seniors Fall 1885: Introduction, Dr. Thomas E. Bengtson

Augustana Seniors Fall 1885 (Class of 1886)

The series of papers “Augustana Seniors Fall 1885” represent the work of students in FYI 103 Practical Genealogy, taught by me in the spring term of the 2018–2019 academic year. The course is part of a three-term sequence of First Year Inquiry courses that all first-year students at Augustana take. The students in my class worked in small teams to investigate the family history and genealogy of an Augustana alum. The alums were taken from the members of the senior class as listed in the Augustana College catalog of 1885–1886. The resulting papers were part of the requirements ...


Ervin Family Papers, (1875-2015), Ervin Family 2019 Abilene Christian University

Ervin Family Papers, (1875-2015), Ervin Family

Center for Restoration Studies Archives, Manuscripts and Personal Papers Finding Aids

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Finding Aid For Ervin Family Papers, (1875-2015), Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives 2019 Abilene Christian University

Finding Aid For Ervin Family Papers, (1875-2015), Abilene Christian University Special Collections And Archives

Ervin Family Papers

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