Tag Archives: Elkhart County Indiana

Brief Words About The Amish

I wrote this awhile back to explain the Amish to a lady who I was doing some research for.  I am posting this for Sarah to give her some background of the Amish/Mennonites. The Amish are direct descendants of the … Continue reading

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Hon. Ebenezer M. Chamberlain

Hon. Ebenezer M. Chamberlain • One of the earliest practicing lawyers in Elkhart County • Judge of the District Court • Rode the circuit on horseback • Born in Orrington, Penobscot County, Maine on August 20, 1805 • Father was … Continue reading

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Excitment on the 2nd Section of No. 7

I was looking for an obituary in the 1881 Elkhart Review newspaper from Elkhart, Indiana. I never found the obit I was looking for, but found a train story for all you train “buffs”!! Yesterday noon, when the 2nd section … Continue reading

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Experiences in Moving my Genealogy Research

I have dedicated a room in my house for my office. I gathered everything genealogical  around the house and have put it in the small room upstairs. I still have boxes that need sorting  since I moved them upstairs the past 4 … Continue reading

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Osceola Cemetery~~Elkhart County, Indiana

I have some photos of stones standing in the Osceola Cemetery in Elkhart County, Indiana. Some pictures have the labeled surname, while I included other stones for their beauty and uniqueness. If you need more information on any stone or history on the … Continue reading

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Spring = Graveyard Huntin’!

Spring is almost here and I will be graveyard huntin’ soon. I have a few projects that I am organizing for this spring and I will post my progress and successes. One of the projects I would like to carry … Continue reading

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Jesse Rush, First Settler of Elkhart County, Indiana

I will be writing a series of blogs highlighting the first settlers of Elkhart County. I will be using the book titled “History of Elkhart County, Indiana”, Chicago: Charles C. Chapman &Co., 1881 for my source. The first settler of … Continue reading

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