Karen Brubaker

Karen Brubaker

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Karen G. Brubaker aka Tassetti
Born 1940s.
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Sister of [private sister (1940s - unknown)], [private sister (1940s - unknown)], [private sister (1950s - unknown)] and [private sister (1970s - unknown)] [half]
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Karen Brubaker, a fourth generation Californian, was born on 11 June 1948 in Hemet, Riverside County, California and moved to Newport Beach, California, in about 1953 where she attended kindergarten up to high school, graduating in 1966. She went to San Jose State University, California, and the University of Bergamo in northern Italy.

She taught English as a foreign language in high school in Italy until retirement. With her knowledge obtained in "English Foreign Languages and Literature", Italian and as a member and conference speaker for Man Center, a non-profit organization, and a board member of the California Man Center she has translated and edited many books and newsletters.

She can translate from Italian into English and help you read Italian documents, sometimes.

She has been a member of Ancestry.com since 2006 and WikiTree since 2012.

In 1972, in San Francisco, California, she married her husband, Alberto Tassetti, who is from Italy and they have made their home in Almè, Bergamo Province, Lombardy Region, Italy. They have one son Davide Roberto Tassetti, born 27 September 1979. [1]

All of Karen's ancestors came across the Atlantic Ocean to the colonies in the 1600s and the 1700s.

Ethnicity estimate for Karen Gail Brubaker (Ancestry.com DNA test results): haplogroup T:


  • England, Wales & Northwestern Europe 64%
  • Germanic Europe 22%
  • Ireland and Scotland 14%

Migrations - All to America

  • Northeastern States Settlers
  • New England & Eastern Great Lakes Settlers
  • Central North Carolina, Southeast Missouri & Southern Illinois Settlers
  • Southwestern North Carolina & Southern Illinois Settlers
  • Pennsylvania, Ohio & Indiana Settlers
  • Alleghenies & Northeast Indiana Settlers



  1. Entered by Allen Minix, Mar 19, 2012 and completed by Karen Gail Brubaker.

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Some of my ancestors were involved in settling California
Paternal line is from German population in Switzerland
I have several lines to Mayflower passengers
Peiter Gauiter (Peter) Loper was born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
I have ancestors who participated in US History
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On 7 Oct 2019 at 01:25 GMT Karen Brubaker wrote:

After the first daughter named Elizabeth died at only 2 years old another daughter was born and they named her Elizabeth, too. The 2nd Elizabeth lived and married John Parramore-40. See http://espl-genealogy.org/MilesFiles/site/p66.htm#i6546 and http://espl-genealogy.org/MilesFiles/site/p222.htm#i22168

On 6 Oct 2019 at 21:46 GMT Terri (Wahlberg) Crowell wrote:

Karen - I agree with you that Elizabeth Drake-1803 does not belong with Joane Drake-1 family but I am not part of the Protected Project so cannot remove her. Awhile ago, I discovered the Drake families were quite mixed up and started to straighten them out a bit after I discovered some landed in the Northern colonies as well as Virginia. My own family descends from the Northern states settlers. Also, I noticed currently besides Drake-1803 there are two other daughters listed as Elizabeth Drake. The one apparently died at about 2 yrs but one was listed as landing with the family when they came to the colonies. Perhaps you can straighten all this out.

On 13 Sep 2019 at 20:20 GMT Astrid (Schellenberger) Spaargaren wrote:


Wanna have some fun ? It's almost time for the Source-a-Thon 2019 (Friday 4 October-Monday 7 October) and we would love to see you ! make sure to first register (with an answer!), and let them know you join the Flying Dutchmen - Vliegende Hollanders and of course feel free to add your name to the team here (click link) (don't forget to remember and add your number (for the prizedrawings) there as well). ;)

Hope to see you soon and have a great day,

Bea + Astrid :)

On 6 Aug 2019 at 20:31 GMT Karen Brubaker wrote:

I'm related to them. I have yet to see one document or source that shows Mary Ingram married Thomas Lee.

There are several documents that show Mary Bryan married Thomas Lee until death.

On 6 Aug 2019 at 18:55 GMT Loretta (Leger) Corbin wrote:

What is your interest in the Lee Line? https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Lee-7459 has been throughly researched and is correct.

On 3 Aug 2019 at 19:41 GMT Linda (Smith) Friedlander wrote:

I checked on the image on the John Lee-14800 profile and believe I have corrected it. Thank you for bringing it to my attention!!

On 30 Jul 2019 at 13:44 GMT Donna (Cox) Fletcher wrote:

Where does 7934 from? I know mine is 2050..


On 29 Jul 2019 at 15:15 GMT Karen Brubaker wrote:

Most likely, Nancy was not born in Pennsylvania, especially since her parents were born and died in Germany.

On 28 Jul 2019 at 21:36 GMT Donna (Cox) Fletcher wrote:

fisher (2048) it is difficult to separate fiction and facts.. as you said Abraham born around 1753 because of his mother age birth.. other is Nancy born in Pennsylvania and Abraham born in Germany and went to America around age 10.. that part is little mixed up for me.. rest of it are good except Abraham and Nancy.. If Nancy was born in America then who wife of Adam when came to America.. Nancy father born in Pennsylvania, too.. confused me some..

thanks Donna

On 17 Jul 2019 at 05:50 GMT Bobbie (Madison) Hall wrote:

Thanks very much for your work on the profile for John Rogers! It made my job a lot easier!

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