Author Archives: Michael Broschinsky

Learning things from death certificates

My great-great-grandfather was Leopold Broschinsky. Leopold was born in Germany in 1852, joined the LDS Church in Berlin sometime in the 1880s, and emigrated from there to Utah shortly after.

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Utah Knowltons book: update

Well, it’s been a long time since I last posted. Life gets so busy and I am not one of the most organized people in the world.

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Broschinsky family reunion, Nov. 24, 2007: scanned pictures

Those of you who came to the family reunion saw me spend most of my time in the corner with my wife’s laptop and scanner. I was trying to scan as many pictures as possible out of the mountain of … Continue reading

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Utah Knowltons book: let’s call it version 0.1

Ok. I have entered all the front matter (exclusive of the coat of arms), all of chapter 1 (Sidney Algernon Knowlton and his two wives), and four sections of chapter 2: Ruhamah Burnham Knowlton, Martha Jane Knowlton, and Benjamin Franklin … Continue reading

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Utah Knowltons: Front matter section begun

Continuing my work on the book. I have started on the front matter now (frontispiece, introduction, etc.). Things are progressing. The HTML version of the book may be seen here: http://mikebro.freeshell.org/fam-hist/utahknowltons/. A PDF copy is attached to this post.

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Utah Knowltons: Martha Jane Knowlton and Howard Coray section begun

I have posted an HTML version of what I have completed so far of The Utah Knowltons at this address: http://mikebro.freeshell.org/fam-hist/utahknowltons/. The book is still in a very rough state, but work is progressing.

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Utah Knowltons-update

Well, the year end and holidays and life and everything slowed me down a bit, but I’m back on task with the book.

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Benjamin Franklin Knowlton Journal

An earlier project of mine was transcribing the handwritten journal of Benjamin Franklin Knowlton. I have a photocopy; the original is in the archives at the Historical Department of the LDS Church. This is version 1.0 of the transcription. There … Continue reading

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The Utah Knowltons (PDF)

As I promised, here’s an initial look at what I have done so far. Comments are always welcome!

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A Utah Knowltons milestone

Just a quick post to keep you all up-to-date on the Utah Knowltons book project. As I mentioned in my last post, I’m concentrating on those sections that are most directly related to my part of the family, so the … Continue reading

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