While the women and younger boys did all the domestic chores, the men and older boys worked the farm and livestock.Continue reading
43 – Teply Lifestyle – Farm and Work – 1890-1917
Let’s continue our look at the Teply’s lifestyle by focusing on their farm and work.Continue reading
38 – Frank Teply and Anna Welter (2G)
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
37 – SE 1/4 of Section 20 T2S R6E
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
23 – Farmers, Farms, and Farmhouses
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”.