Tag: Earhart family

January Genealogy To-Do List

Here’s wishing all of us a healthy, happy, and peaceful New Year. I just went back and looked and my January 2014 To-Do List and realize how different things looked a year ago.  I know I shouldn’t be surprised, but

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Hockman/Earhart Research

The evidence is amassing that Elizabeth M. Hockman/Earhart was not born to John Earhart and Margaret Shotwell.  Here is what I have found so far. 1.  Elizabeth Hockman, age 4, was enumerated with the John Arehart household in the 1860

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February Genealogy To-Do List

Research * Earhart project:   I received the Civil War pension file for Margaret Earhart applying based on her son Tilford’s death.  This record was pulled and scanned for me by Pamela Loos-Noji at Kinwork Connections.  I found her by using

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How Do You Deal with Adoption in Your Family Tree?

I’ve been thinking about my Earhart/Hockman question and trying to figure out what difference it makes anyway.  Why do I care whether Mary Elizabeth was a Hockman or an Earhart child?  I know, from my sister-in-law as well as my

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January Genealogy To-Do List

Happy New Year! Research * Earhart project: I received the death certificate and an obituary for William Samuel Earhart from the Wyoming State Archives. The death certificate lists John Earhart as his father, mother unknown, and birthplace as Bethel, Ohio.

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