Family history research has been an on-again, off-again hobby for the past 30 years. My immediate ancestral family surnames include Nielsen, Biel / Biehl, Pittman / Pitman / Bittmann and Witzke. Geographic areas of particular genealogical interest to me include Shenandoah County, Virginia; Harrison County, Indiana; Cass County, Nebraska; Wabasha County, Minnesota; La Crosse County, Wisconsin; Framersheim, Germany; Rabenholz, Germany; Oering, Germany and Bydgoszcz, Poland.
RE: Rebecca Kern, another thought Hi Bob, Sorry I didn't realize you had left messages for me. My email is email@example.com. i don't think the Kern histories that are written are out publicly, although I believe one written in 1970 is in the Allen County (Fort Wayne) IN library. There are several things about samuel Kern, but I don't recall about buying or selling from Pittmann. Let's exchange phone #s by email and then we can share gedcoms or other things.