- 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: History
On February 24, 1824 the first granddaughter of Johann Friedrich Stange and his wife Maria is born in the small village of Vahrnow in the Prignitz in Brandenburg. Her parents are Auguste Stange, their oldest daughter, and her husband Heinrich … Continue reading
Minna Stange was born on May 8, 1839 at home, in the Holländer’s house, in the Lindenberger Silge, north of Lindenberg. She was baptized 3 weeks later and received the names Wilhelmine after her godmother Wilhelmine Thiel nee Zoggel, the … Continue reading
Ernestine’s younger brother Gustav August was seven years her minor, born in 1834. Where exactly he was born we do not know, but I would think somewhere in an area which today is called Wendland, on the other side of … Continue reading
Carl Stange, the oldest son of Johann Friedrich and Maria Stange, was born in 1795 in Eickerhöfe in the Altmark, Prussia, and like his father became a Holländer as well. We know that his parents moved often and that he … Continue reading
This article was first published in “Der Blumenbaum“, the Sacramento German Genealogy Society’s award winning quarterly journal, in July 2012. Very often we know the place our ancestors came from but are unable to locate it. The church records … Continue reading