While the women and younger boys did all the domestic chores, the men and older boys worked the farm and livestock.Continue reading
Let’s continue our look at the Teply’s lifestyle by focusing on their farm and work.Continue reading
Anna Welter was born December 22, 1872, in Missouri. Her parents were Jacob and Agnes Welter. They came to Kansas around 1879.
Anna and Frank probably met when they were young teenagers.Continue reading
Land records are an important source of genealogy information.
The Public Land Survey System (PLSS) is a way of subdividing and describing land in the United States.Continue reading
It’s complicated. Let’s start with two definitions:
lán – A measure of land, about 45 acres. Same as a “hide”.
láník – A farmer who farmed one or more lán. Same as a “sedlák”.