One of my genealogy goals for this year is to concentrate on one family line every month and clean up their file. I wrote about the Burbachs on the first Saturday of January. Today I will summarize what I have accomplished this month.
I have established that 2 additional lines of the family migrated to Milwaukee, WI in the 1870s. They remain to be explored fully.
I have ordered several transcriptions from Milwaukee German Newspapers in hopes of documenting cause of death, marriages, etc. One thing I hope to get more details on is the drowning death of my grandmother's brother John at age 9. I have only found one reference to it. In the personal diary of a Milwaukee policeman.
I will continue to check for possible duplicate people and enter source citations. As information becomes available I will keep working on the Burbachs but with February it will be time to concentrate of the Fergusons.