American Patriots 2023

Honoring All Veterans November 2023

Ancestry Europe to America honors, salutes, and recognizes during November the services of all United States military forces, past and present, for their sacrifices worldwide. We are saluting all the  Colonial settlers who participated in the organized militia activities and the Revolutionary War that helped advance the 13 colonies to become the United States of […]

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Our Father Nathaniel E Fake 2023

Our father Nathaniel E Fake is celebrated on Father’s Day 2023 for the foundations he built for his family. Our father, Nathaniel Edward Fake, 1916 -1999 was a hard-working sole provider for our family with two jobs. His daytime employment of 40 years involved the assembly of metal structures for heating and air conditioning in […]

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Celebrating Christmas Colonial Pennsylvania

History of German Christmas Traditions In the early settlement period (1700-1800) in Pennsylvania, the celebration of German Christmas Traditions depends on your religious affiliation. Historians suggest that Christmas was most likely not celebrated by the  Baptists, Presbyterians, Quakers, and Congregationalists. Mostly European immigrants affiliated with the Dutch Reformed, and Lutheran denominations are responsible for the […]

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Our Mother Mildred Witmer Fake

This Mother’s Day post is dedicated to our mother Mildred Elizabeth Witmer Fake, 1916 -1977. This Memorial message is from all three of our mother’s sons- Jay Dennis Fake 1950-1988, Ray Edward Fake 1942-, and Ronald L Fake 1940-, author of this message. Mother spent her entire single life living at the same house near […]

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