Kathleen  (Stuewe) Zipperer

Kathy (Stuewe) Zipperer

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Kathy Zipperer formerly Stuewe
Daughter of [private father (unknown - unknown)] and [private mother (unknown - unknown)]
Sister of [private brother (1960s - unknown)] and [private brother (1970s - unknown)]
[children unknown]
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Categories: Cincinnati, Ohio | Midland County, Michigan | Knox County, Tennessee | Gwinnett County, Georgia | New Netherland Settlers Project.


I can't remember when I wasn't interested in my ancestors. My grandmother, Florence Burdge Stuewe, would tell me I was related to President Hays, Daniel Boone, and others. She also said that our Burdge family were Pilgrims (which I interpreted as Mayflower). My other grandmother, Sallie Dodson Armstrong, said one of her uncles (or great-uncles) did soft-shoe for the Queen of England (meaning Queen Victoria). My grandpa, Donald Armstrong said his relatives were from Scotland and snuck into the country because they were wanted men for being horse-thieves. If you're shaking your head, you know that as with many family tales, these were all pretty much untrue (although there may be some truth to the horse thieves part.)

I decided this year that I should put my research somewhere besides my database. And, I also decided to recreate (rather than make a .gedcom and have to re-source everything. I was able to attach to an ancestor on here a few weeks ago (May, 2016) and was I ever excited! Slowly I'm adding and linking to people on Wikitree. This also fits my goal of starting over, looking at every piece of information I have.

Currently on Wikitree, I'm working on my Burdge family going back to the 1600's in this country.


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Kathy is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
I like to know what's going on
Burdges in Ohio, USA, from the early 1800's to present. Burdges in New Jersey and New York 1600's through the 1700's.
Excited to participate!
I learn a lot from errors I make!
Interested in discussions.
Scotland to 1880's in Ohio to present. Likely Renfrewshire (Paisley) in Scotland.
US state and pre-colonial Salzburgers
Ohio, Butler Co.
Ohio, Butler Co.
Burdge and related families.
Butler, Ross, Hamilton, Jefferson, Darke counties.
South Carolina family
South Carolina, USA
Kentucky, USA
challenge on wikitree
From mid 1800's in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and in Germany
Georgia, USA 1700's to present.
Georgia, USA. 1750's to present.

DNA Tested
Kathy Zipperer's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Kathy or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Kathy:
  • Kathy (Stuewe) Zipperer: AncestryDNA, Ancestry member kzippy98

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On 17 Apr 2017 at 23:18 GMT Tom Cleland wrote:

I have added my essential family tree information into WikiTree, and I feel like I am at a logical stopping point for now. I am available to answer questions, and I will try to check my watchlist from time to time, in an effort to prevent duplicates. If anyone wants to add more relatives, or more details to the existing relatives, I will be there to help review. I typically check my email once a week.

Here is a link to the tree: https://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/Cleland-Family-Tree-467

On 17 Apr 2017 at 19:58 GMT Leonard Sperry wrote:

Haven't used Wiki for a few years. I will figure how to unprivatize any people on my trees.

Thanks for the communication. Len Sperry.

On 16 Apr 2017 at 17:05 GMT Gary McMath wrote:

"Gary, could you please change Elcy Armstron's last name at birth to Armstrong? Thanks! It's a simple merge."

Got er done Kathy. Thank you, Gary

On 25 Feb 2017 at 13:49 GMT Bella (Pace) Conner wrote:

Thank you for your help, Kathy! I didn't know how to cite FInd a Grave other than posting a link. From your example, now I know. :D

On 25 Feb 2017 at 10:34 GMT Maria Maxwell wrote:

Me again, Sorry I should have asked - would you like to join the UK/Scotland Project?

United Kingdom Project and Scotland Project.


On 25 Feb 2017 at 09:16 GMT Maria Maxwell wrote:

Hi Kathy, The Gemmell profiles I'm working on from Paisley, Renfrewhaire are in my granddaughter's paternal line. There are quite a few trees on Ancestry for them. Just trying to find more concrete sources as I move them here !! Do you have any names for the Gemmells in your line and I'll see if I can find them from my end !!


On 24 Feb 2017 at 14:54 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Hi Kathy,

Thanks for all your wonderful comments on G2G...you are very thoughtful in your answers.

On 17 Feb 2017 at 18:31 GMT Esther (Fulkerson) Eshbach wrote:

Hi Kathy. Thanks for the Shaw suggestions. I marked the 1880 census as possible, too, because I am just not sure.

On 14 Feb 2017 at 20:35 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Thanks again! Don't forget to add Richards-2257 to your list in the https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/344916/february-2017-sourcerers-challenge ... I forget if you can add profiles that didn't have {Unsourced} but Mary had no sources till I copied the marriage info you found for her husband to her profile. If it's allowed, you should count Tate-810 too!

Cheers, Liz

On 9 Feb 2017 at 13:07 GMT Steve Townsend wrote:

Thank you very much for your suggestion about Alice Willis. This reminded me that I had more recent information to enter on her profile, which has now been done.

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Queen Elizabeth II Kathy is 17 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 27 degrees from Ole Evinrude, 24 degrees from Abby Glann, 23 degrees from Charles Schulz and 21 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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