Author Archives: Rosanna Ward

About Rosanna Ward

Rosanna is a devoted wife of 20 years and mother of four children, two of which are homeschool graduates. She currently homeschools her 8-year-old son and her youngest son is a toddler. Rosanna is a homeschool graduate and a graduate of Oral Roberts University: She grew up in Tulsa and has been homeschooling here for the past eight years. Her mission at Tulsa Homeschool Happenings is to provide a “one-stop” local community hub online that will help homeschooling families in our area fulfill their individual missions while connecting with the greater homeschooling community.

Tuesday’s Tip – Timelines

As genealogists I think many of us question what the end product of all our hard work will be. Maybe we will write a book or make Heritage Scrapbooks. Maybe we will plan and host family reunions and try to … Continue reading

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Matrilineal Monday – Beryl Catherine Richert Siefken

Beryl Catherine Richert was born in Lisbon, Linn County, Iowa on October 25, 1905 to George Daniel and Mabel (Moses) Richert.  Her brother Edward was two when she was born.  When she was a toddler the family moved to Jerauld … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday – Still working on the Ruslers

Today I’m writing about the seventh child of Michael Anthony and Augusta Wilhemina Rusler.  William W Rusler was born on the farm in York County, Nebraska on November 8, 1886 (or 1887).  I thought he had married Laura Etta Morrison … Continue reading

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Friday’s Faces From the Past

John E Tracy & Linnie Livingston Pryor, Oklahoma 1909 Who is Linnie Livingston and why are the Tracy’s in Oklahoma?

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Bertha Mabel Rusler Chase

Bertha Mabel was the sixth child of Michael and Augusta Rusler.  She was born February15, 1885 in York Nebraska.  She married Fred Chase about 1907 and they had a farm in Algernon, Custer, Nebraska.  Their daughter Mary was born March … Continue reading

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George D Rusler

The fifth child of Michael Anthony and Augusta Wilhemina Rusler is George D Rusler.  George was born April 9, 1882 in York, Nebraska.  He died November 3, 1892 at the age of ten.  I don’t have any other information about … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tip – 31 to the rescue

I am an organizing freak.  There, I admit it.   I love office supply stores.  I like to have my stuff organized and I really like organizing products.  I recently found a home party company I loved so much I had … Continue reading

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Matrilineal Monday – McConaughy family

I don’t have as many stories to write about my maternal ancestors.  Mostly because my Aunt Terri has done such a wonderful job researching this line that I haven’t had to put quite the amount of work into it as … Continue reading

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Census Sunday – Another Example of my Tangled Tree

It wasn’t until I took a good look at this 1920 census for District 51, Anaheim, California that included my third great grandparents’ on my maternal side that I realized another tangled branch on my tree.  Gerhard & Helena Siefken … Continue reading

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I have been nominated for my first Blog Award!!

Today I got nominated for my first blog award!  Deborah Sweeney of did me the honor of nominating me.  Thanks Deborah! The rules for this award are similar to several others: 1. Thank the person who nominated you and include … Continue reading

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