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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 01 September 2021 Featured Military Connections This week's Featured Connections are US Civil War generals. My Ancestors and Cousins, I am 29 generations Thomas Edward (Lawrence) Shaw CB DSO (1888-1935) 30 generations Richard Evelyn Byr...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 25 August 2021 Famous Firsts This week, I present my connections to people that were the first in their field to accomplish something famous. Here they are: Amelia Earhart, first woman to make a solo Trans-Atlantic flig...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 18 August 2021 Famous Authors This week I was notified of my featured connections to pseudonymous authors, best known by their pen names. 17 degrees from Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) 40 degrees from Mary Cross (George Eli...
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Date: Wed, 11 August 2021 1960's Musicians This week's featured connections are 1960s musicians. I am: 40 degrees from Aretha Franklin 29 degrees from Paul McCartney 23 degrees from Bob Dylan 26 degrees from Leonard Cohen 25 degrees fr...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 04 August 2021 Indigenous People This week's featured connections are indigenous people starting with Sacagawea, heroine of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Per WikiTree Family News, I am: 13 degrees from Sacajawea Charbonne...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 28 July 2021 Famous Sculptors This week, my featured connections are with famous sculptors. I am: 13 degrees from Vinnie Hoxie 19 degrees from Frederic Remington 22 degrees from Pablo Picasso 20 degrees from Edgar Degas ...
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Date: Wed, 21 July 2021 More Summer Olympians This week's Featured Connections are Summer Olympians led by swimmer (and Tarzan movie star) Johnny Weissmuller. I am: 25 degrees from Johnny Weissmuller 28 degrees from Betty Cuthbert 32...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 14 July 2021 My Connections to Summer Olympians The Summer Olympics will soon be upon us, so WikiTree is featuring participants, past and present beginning with Johnny Weissmuller, gold medalist in swimming. According to WikiTree, I am: 4...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 07 July 2021 Famous Inventors This week's famous connections are American inventors. I am: 25 degrees from Otto Frederick Rohwedder, the inventor of sliced bread 41 degrees from Nicolas Appert, father of canning (airtight f...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 30 June 2021 My Featured Connections to the Declaration of Independence Signers This week, in honor of the 4th of July, these are my featured connections from WikiTree to the signers of the Declaration of Independence. I am: 17 degrees from John Hancock 18 degrees from...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 16 June 2021 My Connections to Famous Slapstick Comedians According to WikiTree, I am: 26 degrees from Stan Laurel 22 degrees from Oliver Hardy 23 degrees from Harpo Marx 35 degrees from Graham Kennedy 33 degrees from Benny Hill 19 degrees from Luci...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Sun, 23 May 2021 Famous Ghosts of the Past This week's Featured Connections are "ghosts" starting with Anne Boleyn who is said to haunt the Tower of London ever since her beheading there on this day in 1536. I am: 19 degree...
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From:  Mike Dippel (1:116/110)
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Date: Fri, 23 October 2020 WikiTree.com Years ago I watched an episode of Conan and saw an interview with the founder of http://wikitree.com He pointed out that Conan was related to several Presidents, and also related to his sidekick An...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 24 March 2021 Facebook Broadcast tonight There will be a WikiTree Live Cast tonight at 8PM EDT. If interested, go to: https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/1208215/wikitree-livecast-2021-join-wrap-with-warth en- dallan-quass Mike Dippel hobby...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Fri, 19 March 2021 Genealogy Website Does anyone use 'Webtrees' to display their family tree on a website? I just started a project on http://dippel-hollar.name where I installed 'Webtrees' and then imported my GEDCOM to it. ...
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From:  mark lewis (1:3634/12)
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Date: Sat, 20 March 2021 Genealogy Website Re: Genealogy Website By: Mike Dippel to ALL on Fri Mar 19 2021 15:37:48 MD> Does anyone use 'Webtrees' to display their family tree on a website? yes... it is a fork of phpGedView that...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 10 March 2021 My Celebrity Cousins My latest weekly email from WikiTree revealed my relation to several more celebrities. I am 20 degrees from Alexander Graham Bell, 29 degrees from Steve Jobs, 25 degrees from Hedy Lamarr, and ...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 10 March 2021 Johann Konrad Dippel Has anyone ever heard of this name? He lived in a castle in Darmstadt Germany and used to go out nights to graverob bodies and bring them back to the basement of the castle. There, he experi...
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From:  Mike Dippel (3:640/1116)
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Date: Wed, 10 March 2021 Johann Konrad Dippel im and created the Frankenstein character. My goal is to see if there is some relationship between myself and him. I already know that my ancestors came from Darmstadt as well. Maybe someda...
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Date: Mon, 15 June 2020 GENEALOGY Echo Rules The Fidonet GENEALOGY Echo Rules Updated 27 January 2019 Moderator: Sean Dennis (1:18/200) sysop@outpostbbs.net GENALOGY is for the discussion of genealogy in all of its forms. By ...
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