Ever since I discovered that Heinrich Schneider (aka Henry Snyder) of Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was the father of my 3x great grandfather Joseph Snyder, I’ve been on a mission to trace the family back further. I think I’m getting closer.
Now that FamilySearch has starting making Pennsylvania deed books available online, I was able to search for Jacob Wolf of Allentown in the indices. And guess what I found? The names of Jacob’s children.
I last wrote about an AncestryDNA match who was a possible cousin through Jacob and Catharine (___) Snyder and Jacob and Magdalena (Brey) Wolf. This post is about what I learned by mining our Shared Matches.
According to Ancestry, I have 363 DNA matches who are 4th cousins or closer. Parsing through them all to identify where we match is no small undertaking. However, sometimes it pays to spend the time building out a match’s family tree.
My 3x great-grandfather Joel Wolf died 18 November 1895 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. He was 85 years, 5 months and 24 days old.
Today’s photo is the Charles and Caroline (Wolf) Greulich family of East Greenville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The photo was taken circa 1887.
I’ve started uploading additional images to a new set of pages in the Galleries section of this site. The first new page is a family photos page for the Greulich family. It includes family portraits from 1887, 1901, 1929, and 1941/2, starting with a family portrait of the Karl Philipp and Caroline K. (Wolf) Greulich […]