Michelle Enke is the Manager of the Special Collections Section of the Wichita Public Library since 2002. She has been an active historian and genealogist for over 25 years.
She graduated with a Bachelor's in History from Northeast Missouri State (now Truman State) University in May 1991. She was awarded the Lucille Marie Cobb Memorial Scholarship in 1999 and graduated with a Master's in Library Science in December 2001 from the University of Missouri at Columbia.
Michelle is a librarian
Michelle is a genealogist.
She worked as the Director of the Cole County (Missouri) Historical Society from 1994 to 1996. Was a grant-paid cataloger at the Missouri State Archives in 1996. Worked at the Missouri River Regional Library as a Reference Librarian until 2002.
She is a life member of the Robinett Family Association, Gasconade County (Missouri) Historical Society, Missouri State Genealogical Association, St. Louis Genealogical Association, and Utah Genealogical Association.
She has been a member of the American Library Association since 1998 and has served on the Genealogy Committee, Local History Committee, and the Genealogy Pre-Conference Planning Committee. She currently is a Certified Archivist and a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists.
Michelle Enke is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She attended IGHR in 2016 for Military Genealogy, GRIP in 2017 for Writing Your Family History, and SLIG in 2019 for Exploring Native American Research, in 2020 for Advanced Hispanic Research, and in 2021 for Show Me Missouri Research.
Her family has been in the Gasconade County, Missouri, area for many generations. She is actively researching family members and others from this area of the state.
↑ "United States Public Records, 1970-2009," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJKH-RNQV : 16 May 2014), Michelle R Enke, Residence, Wichita, Kansas, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.
↑ "United States Public Records, 1970-2009," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJW2-HCDY : 23 May 2014), Michelle T Enke, Residence, Wichita, Kansas, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.
↑ "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012"; Yearbook Title: The Echo; Year: 1988. Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990 : 9 March 2019.
↑ "United States Public Records, 1970-2009," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJXC-Z11X : 16 May 2014), Michelle Enke, Residence, Jefferson City, Missouri, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.
First-hand information. Entered by Michelle Enke at registration.
"To aid WikiTree in the administration of my account should I be incapacitated, or in the event of my death, I hereby give permission for all private profiles I'm managing to be transferred to the following WikiTreers, whether or not they are currently on the Trusted Lists: ...".
I am not sure who to add, since I have no close relatives on WikiTree. I would hate for the information to disappear so will rely on the WikiTree managers to decide what to do.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Michelle or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test, haplogroup H5a1n, FTDNA kit #402473