frederick siefert

Before I Look for Frederick and Maria Barbara Siefert

The drawback to making discoveries is that one wants to follow up on them immediately. I’m trying to avoid that temptation with Frederick and Maria Barbara Siefert, my newly discovered parents of Barbara (Siefert) Bieger Fennan Haase Haase. Diving in before I’ve given some thought to what I know about this couple (and what I […]


After Thirty Years: the Parents of Barbara Siefert Found!

After three decades of looking, I may have the name of the parents of my oft-married ancestor, Barbara (Siefert) Bieger Fennan Haase Haase. Barbara was born about 1825 in Germany and died in 1903 in Warsaw, Hancock County, Illinois. The name of her parents appear in a state copy of her marriage record from 1882 […]