Category Archives: Family Tree

John Motter

This is a photograph of John Motter (1837-1915).  John was Andy Motter’s father. John married Anna Howenstine on March 26, 1858.  On June 11, 1863, John married Catherine Zollinger, of whom I am descended. On June 6, 1893, John married … Continue reading

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The Evitts Family in Annapolis

In my last post, I gave some insight into the life of Seth Hill Evitts, my fifth great-grandfather.  I was so amazed when I “found” Seth and couldn’t believe that my family had roots in Maryland.  I had found records … Continue reading

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Seth H. Evitts: Revolutionary War Soldier, Quaker, and Abolitionist

I have not had a chance to post anything for a while because life has been crazy and I have been very busy researching a line of our family tree that I never knew existed!  After months of trying to … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond Our Blood Relatives

So many people who begin working on their family history are only concerned with their immediate ancestors.  They are concerned with the story of how “they” came into being.  Often times, brothers and sisters, even other spouses of our ancestors … Continue reading

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