- Cousins – Otto: God Bless His Soul!
- Cousins – Auguste: I’m Still Standing!
- Cousins – Minna: The Importance Of Listening To What Your Mother Says!
- Cousins – Gustav: Sometimes Things Don’t Go Your Way. Or Do They?
- Cousins – Ernestine: Everything Proceeded In Orderly Manner
- Cousins – Where It All Began
- Where On Earth……
- I’m Still Standing
- Is This The End?
- Time To Say Goodbye
- 497 Pages
- A King’s Promise
- Mrs. Abraham or The King Is Coming For Dinner
- Your Favorite Story
- A Family Bible Comes Home
- Pictures and more…..
- Good Old Friends
- You Name It
- No Time For Tears
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Category Archives: Amazing…
You might wonder what this piece of furniture might be. It is an old fashioned standing desk. This one now stands in the hall of the State Archive of Westphalia in Münster and probably once was situated in some office. … Continue reading
Those of us who deal with genealogy know that sometimes strange things happen. It can be the voice inside you telling you to look in a certain church book, although your mind tells you that it will be a waste … Continue reading
It is the year 1760, we are in the pastor’s expedition in Dobbin in the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. In comes Paschen BUCHIN, the manorial shepherd, and informs the pastor that his wife Catharina Magdalena nee Däbel gave birth to … Continue reading
Today, for the very first time, I found triplets in old baptismal records. Actually, I even found two triplets born the same year in the same area. Find me surprised… On June 13, 1849 the carpenter Johann Friedrich Griesbach and … Continue reading
Obviously our ancestors were much more interested in the internet than we had thought…. This is the facebook site of Joseph Schmerbach, who left Germany in 1848 and resided in Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. But see for yourself….. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Joseph-Schmerbach/278500262172128?sk=info