Thursday, January 10, 2008

Today in Our Genealogy

Today marks the anniversay in our family's genealogy of the birth of Amanda Caroline Buchmeier Peters. Amanda was one of Larry's grandmother Sara Augusta Ida Buchmeier Head's sisters. Amanda was born in 1899 at Wellscreek, Kansas which is near Wamego, Kansas. She was a middle child having two older sisters, Emma and Sara, an older brother, Edward, one younger sister, Alma, and two younger brothers, Emil and Herman.

Amanda married William O. “W.O.” “Dutch” Peters on June 9, 1920 and they resided at Manhattan, Kansas. The photo is their wedding photo. Amanda died in 1968.

Other family birthdays today: Ernest Leroy Norman in 1908. Ernest was my great grandfather Harry Norman's brother. He lived west of Junction City, Kansas and died March 28, 1980. Simon Tuttle was born today in 1630. Waunita Blye Barricklow Norman was born today in 1915.

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