Michelle Enke

Michelle Enke

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Michelle R. Enke
Born 1960s.
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of [private father (1940s - unknown)] and [private mother (1940s - unknown)]
Sister of [private sister (unknown - unknown)]
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Account confirmed 6 Feb 2016 | Michelle's 10394 contributions | 390 thank-yous received
Profile last modified 13 Dec 2019 | Created 5 Feb 2016 | Last significant change: 10 Dec 2019
18:46: Michelle Enke edited the Biography for Michelle Enke. [Thank Michelle for this]
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This profile is part of the Enke Name Study.
Michelle Enke is the descendant of a Huguenot emigrant.
Michelle Enke is a member of the Maupin Name Study.
RootsTech Attendee: 2017, 2015
Michelle Enke is participating with Super_Sweepers during the 2019 Clean-a-Thon, correcting 72 suggestions.
Michelle Enke is participating with Team Missouri during the 2019 Connect-a-Thon, and has added 14 profiles.
Michelle Enke is a member of the Enke Name Study.
Michelle Enke is a part of Missouri.

Michelle Enke is the Manager of the Special Collections Section of the Wichita Public Library since 2002.[1] 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.[2] She graduated with a Master's in Library Science in December 2001 from the University of Missouri at Columbia.

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, and St. Louis 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.

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.

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.

She started the Enke One Name Study and the Gasconade County, Missouri One Place Study, please join! She is the project coordinator for the Missouri Project.



  1. "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.
  2. "U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012"; Yearbook Title: The Echo; Year: 1988. Ancestry.com. U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990 : 9 March 2019.
  • First-hand information. Entered by Michelle Enke at registration.

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"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.

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Michelle is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
My father's maternal surname. They settled in Gasconade County, Missouri, United States
My mother's surname
I have an interest in categorization, probably since I am a librarian
My immigrant Enke is Hermann born 1842 in Germany. He died in 1891 in Gasconade, Missouri, United States.
Many of my ancestors are from various parts of Germany
My mothers maternal surname. They settled in Gasconade County, Missouri, United States.
Immigrant ancestor Hans Michael Holt (Holdt)
I have an interest in researching early settlers to an area, including homesteaders
My g-g grandmother was Christiana Hosfeld born 1844 in Germany. She died in 1924 in Gasconade, Missouri, United States.
The state I live in
Immigrant Huguenot ancestor
The state I was born in
Enke name study
I am interested in the Missouri county of Gasconade
Robinett ancestor purchased land from Penn
They settled in Gasconade County, Missouri, United States.
I have an interest in US history
DNA Tested
Michelle Enke's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. 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:
  • Michelle Enke: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test, haplogroup H5a1n, FTDNA kit #402473
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Michelle:

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On 7 Oct 2019 at 15:01 GMT Lori (Beckett) Zukerman wrote:

Thank you for your outstanding participation and efforts during the 2019 Source-a-thon. As a result, the team placed 8th this year, up from our 25th place last year. I couldn't be more pleased!!

Looking forward to our next "a-thon" together!

On 3 Oct 2019 at 16:09 GMT Lori (Beckett) Zukerman wrote:

Good afternoon fellow Team Missouri team mate! Just wanted to make sure you have the link for the team chat and don't forget, things kick off tomorrow at 8 AM Eastern time!


On 3 Oct 2019 at 00:07 GMT Pip Sheppard wrote:

Thank you, Michelle, for your more than one thousand contributions to our Shared Tree during the month of September. The Appreciation Team honors you for all of your efforts.

Pippin Sheppard

WikiTree’s Appreciation Team

On 15 Sep 2019 at 02:12 GMT Pip Sheppard wrote:

Michelle, thank you for each of your more than 1000 contributions to our Shared Tree for the month of August 2019. All of your work makes our Tree all that much better.

Missouri is a fortunate state to have you living there, and we are fortunate also for being a member of our community.

Pippin Sheppard

WikiTree’s Appreciation Team

On 14 Aug 2019 at 17:21 GMT Arthur Rogers wrote:

Thank you for your interest and for your editing of Sarah Jane Rogers' bio. including Roy Bunch. Sarah immigrated to Missouri (Ray County) we believe at the sponsorship of her aunt, Catherine Beddoe Evans Roberts.

An older sister, Agnes, came a few years earlier. The older sister married Peter Schaffer who was born in the US but was of German descent. I am in recent correspondence with a descendant of Peter and Agnes whom I recently discovered on Ancestry. She has just sent me a descendant chart with a lot of information that I did not have before-

On 31 Jul 2019 at 22:21 GMT Darren Kellett wrote:

Good merging for https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Enke-39 . I just removed the duplicated FindAGrave references.

On 29 Jul 2019 at 01:51 GMT Chet Ogan wrote:


Why can't I get into the profile to correct the spelling of theit marriage place, Boone? Misspelled BOON. Chet Ogan

On 29 Jul 2019 at 01:37 GMT Chet Ogan wrote:

Who misspelled Boone (sic Boon) in editing my profile of Betsy and James Simeral Ogan?

On 10 Jul 2019 at 16:08 GMT Lori (Beckett) Zukerman wrote:

Hey, hey Team Missouri team mate! Just touching base with everyone to make sure you know how to find the team page and the team chat!



Any questions or comments? Post them in the team chat. We'll use that during the event to chat with or encourage our team mates.

On 29 Jun 2019 at 21:50 GMT Karen (Finnerty) Butler wrote:

Hi Michelle

I hope you don't catch flu from all the Categorizing you are doing :-)

Thank you so much for responding to our check-in. We are delighted that you wish to continue contributing to the Categorization Project. Below is a quick checklist for active members. The project leaders would like you to make sure you have done the following:

1) Checked the https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Project:Categorization]for ways to contribute.

2) Added Categories to the tags you follow.

3) PMed the project leaders with your email address to be added to the https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/wikicategories.

Thank you!

Karen ~ Volunteer Coordinator

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