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Bits of history from our familes


Henry Hamilton Wiggins and Kathryn (Aukamp) Wiggins

One of my great grandparents on my mother’s side was Henry Hamilton Wiggins and Kathryn Louisa (Aukamp) Wiggins. Henry was born on 18 Sept 1855 in New Providence, Lancaster, Pennsylvania as the youngest of 14 children to Stephen H and Elizabeth (Bowman) Wiggins. It appears that he remained in this same area all his life […]

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Wiggins family history – how it started

About the same time as my Mom and I started collecting Tong info (early 70’s), we also started collecting Wiggins family history. My Aunt Cathryn was working on the Wiggins line, and the names associated with it (Montgomery, Aukamp, and Bolander). Everything Mom and I found, we sent on. My cousin Steve is also smitten […]

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