Man finds roots in Native American tribes

Dorothy McKnight | Daily Press

Ken Wengert of Pecatonica, Ill., has been conducting extensive research on his family for many years. He is pictured at left showing his an album that contains many of his findings to his mother, Emily Wengert of Rockford, Ill. One of his descendants is O-Ke-Wash, a Native American woman who ?Wengert learned is his great-great-grandmother. Wengert learned the following information about O-Ke-Wash and her lineage which he has had published in several Native American publications.