Monthly Archives: August 2012

Those Places Thursday – Baden, Germany

Baden, Germany  Part of knowing your family history is knowing a little about where they emigrated from and what reasons they might have had for seeking a new life in America when they did.  The Rusler family emigrated from Baden … Continue reading

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Michael Anthony Rusler

I must preface this post by saying that I hope to have more information about Michael Anthony and his time spent in Custer County and hopefully about his death in 1903.  I wanted to get his written so that I … Continue reading

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Charles J Rusler

Charles J Rusler 1849-1930 Charles J Rusler was born August 10,1849 in Baden, Germany to Joseph and Mary Anna Rusler.  In about 1850 his father sailed to America.  After working his way to Illinois, Joseph worked on farms until he … Continue reading

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Children of Joseph and Margaret Rusler

Children of Joseph and Margaret Rusler (Joseph’s 2nd wife) I have to preface this post with  a description of my research process.  I was working on writing this post and started with Mary Susan who I really didn’t have much … Continue reading

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Sophia Rusler Bursing

Sophia Rusler Bursing 1844 – 1918 Sophia Rusler was born October 1,1842 (or 44) in Baden Germany to Joseph and Mary Anna Rusler.  She immigrated to America with her stepmother Margaret (probably) and two younger brothers, Michael and Charles, in … Continue reading

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Joseph Rusler – Immigrant Ancestor

Joseph Rusler 1811-1898 Immigrant Ancestor Joseph Rusler was born January 8,1811 in Baden, Germany.  He married Mary Anna in Baden before 1844.  To them were born three children: Sophia (1844), Michael Anthony (1846), and Charles (1849).  Joseph Rusler started for … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tip – Facebook

For years I have been an ancestry.com internet genealogist.  I love having so many records and public trees right at my fingertips and the cost is worth it to me.  I do enjoy the occasional research road trip and plan … Continue reading

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