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Jacob Mast 1738-1808

From: Mast, Christian Z., A brief history of Bishop Jacob Mast and other Mast pioneers; and a complete genealogical family register and those related by intermarriage, with biographies of their descendants from the earliest available records to the present time; 1911. http://archive.org/details/briefhistoryofbi00mast Life … Continue reading

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Frank R. Phillips 1876-1942

https://dcms.lds.org/view/action/ieViewer.do?dps_pid=IE57629&dps_dvs=1363829836736~446&dps_pid=IE57629&change_lng=en ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PENNSYLVANIA BIOGRAPHY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF ALFRED DECKER KEATOR, LITT. D. Directory /State Library and Museum VOLUME XXVI LEWIS HISTORICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY. Inc. NEW YORK 1948, p. 28 Frank R. Phillips 1876-1942 PHILLIPS, Frank Reith, Business Leader. The ancestry of Frank … Continue reading

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Chad Hackenbracht

A distant (we pronounce a “k” at the end), contemporary cousin is a NASCAR driver! Here he is celebrating his win of the ARCA 125 at Pocono Raceway, several months ago. I have not yet tracked down the exact lineage, but … Continue reading

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Harry Steel 1899-1971

From– http://cantonohio.gov/greats/?pg=486 Harry Steel was the first Ohio State wrestler to win the Olympic Gold Medal. Born in Stark County in 1899, he graduated from Canton McKinley High School in 1918. He lettered in football and wrestling at Ohio State. Leading … Continue reading

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Stemple Family

from: http://www.hurherald.com/cgi-bin/db_scripts/articles?Action=user_view&db=hurheral_articles&id=25586 THE STEMPLES COME TO CALHOUN by Bob Weaver, Editor, The Hur Herald (09/01/2012) THE STEMPLES COMETH The life and times of the Stemple family will more likely be remembered since their ancestral log cabin now rests at the county park … Continue reading

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