Category Archives: Nipp Genealogy

By the Numbers: Counting the Ancestors

So how many direct ancestors do I have? It seems the answer would be an almost indeterminate number stretching back thousands of year. A more practical question is, how many ancestors have I correctly identified? Let’s take a look at … Continue reading

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Boss, Nipp, Naescher, or Schaefers Relatives?

If you are researching descendants of Alois Nipp and Johanna Boss, John and Josephine Naescher, William Naescher and Caroline Nipp, Franciscus (Franz) Schaefers and Helena Leiffel, or John Schaefers and Caroline Nipp, then you may be interested in a Facebook … Continue reading

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Photo Mysteries. .. Need Assistance

A few more photos from my cousin, Bob E.  We cannot identify all the members of this family.  Suggestions welcome! This one MAY be the blended family of John Schaefers (1841-1917) and Nipp relatives.  The woman seated at the far … Continue reading

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Caroline Nipp and William Naescher

Photograph of Caroline Nipp (my great-grandmother) and William Naescher. This photo was recently sent to me by a third cousin.  Caroline Nipp was my great-grandmother and is pictured here with her first husband, William Naescher.  After his death she married … Continue reading

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Personal History of S. Julitta, Part 4

Loss of a mother and coping with changes … Two bright little girls [Johanna, b. 6 July 1889, and Caroline, b. 9 May 9, 1891] had been added to our family and during the Christmas vacation of 1892-1893 came a … Continue reading

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Personal History of Sister M. Julittta, Part 3

School days, a stepfather, and more loss of loved ones: When spring came we went back home, mother’s oldest brother accompanying her. It was a red-letter day when, with my new little dinner pail in one hand and Swinton’s Primer … Continue reading

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Personal History of Sister M. Julitta, Part 2

In this section, S. Julitta describes the birth of a younger sister shortly after the death of her father, and a bit about both sets of her grandparents: In the meantime father’s family, too, had arrived and settled about fourteen … Continue reading

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