Monthly Archives: March 2010

Genealogy: Cook(e) – Koger – Ackerman – Hertzog, From Pre-Norman Britannia to Today (Part II)

I was talking to a friend this weekend about having traced a family line back to pre-Norman England (1025 AD) in the course of my family tree research. They expressed extreme incredulity at my claim. I can see why it … Continue reading

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Genealogy: Our Mayflower Connections

On the family tree research front, must has been researched that I’m still trying to absorb. Its been a fascinating process. I’ve been working on something lengthy regarding the Hertzog line’s origin. I’ve managed to trace things back to Switzerland … Continue reading

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Ackerman in America

My mother’s maiden name is Ackerman. The Ackerman line looks like this: Stephen Clyde Ackerman (b. ? in Germany – d. 1790 in South Carolina) Stephen Oliver Ackerman (b. 1784 – d. 1849 ) Edwin Murray Ackerman (b. 1814 – … Continue reading

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Genealogy: Cook(e) – Koger – Ackerman – Hertzog, From Pre-Norman Britannia to Today (Part I)

William Cook (b. 1025, London – d. 1070, London) and Katherine James (b. 1031, London – d. 1079, London) wed and bore a son, William Cook (b. 1025, London – d. 1070, Leicestshire). The Britannia William and Katherine knew was … Continue reading

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Genealogy: The Concannon Clan

My father and I are going to set aside some time soon to explore his mother’s Irish bloodline. He apparently has a book published in 1870 with the names of all family members, cousins, extended family, and apparently the address … Continue reading

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Genealogy

Genealogy has always been something I’ve been interested. But not so interested that I’d spend hundreds of dollars for experts to do it for me, nor interested enough to spend vacations in South Carolina searching through probate records. But interested. … Continue reading

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Call Me “Capt’n”

Those of you who know me or read this blog might be aware of how much I enjoyed my resurrected hobby last year, fishing. I decided to get (back) into it last year because I found myself working a lot of days … Continue reading

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