This book tells the story of how it was that the author’s ancestors, coming from a variety of countries and creeds and at different times, met in the northwest corner of
Read alsoThe Breakfast Book
You’ve heard it from doctors, nutritionists, and your mom: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s also one of the most diverse, varying greatly from family to family and region to region, even while individuals tend to eat the same thing every day. While Americans traditionally like to chow down on eggs, cereal, and doughnuts,…
Before northwest Ohio was officially opened to settlement by non-Indians, the author’s paternal ancestors moved onto these lands, which in 1817 had been legally set aside as a reservation “in perpetuity” for the Shawnee Indian Tribe. As time passed, these settlers worked out satisfactory lives with their Indian neighbors and friends until the
The author’s maternal ancestors emigrated into the same area in the 1840s.
Maps and photos and a comprehensive Pedigree Chart, which traces the Kunz/Lause ancestry from its earliest known date in