- 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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Monthly Archives: March 2012
Today, I will write a story I do not want to write. But I simply have to. Many tears will be shed before the end of the story, but it has to be done. I just owe them. Them that … Continue reading
This is Auguste Charlotte, born in Werder/Havel in Brandenburg in 1807 as an illegitimate child. However, her parents get married two years later and she grows up as the daughter of the citizen and fisherman Fritze. In October 1823, she … Continue reading
This article was first published in the German Genealogy Group’s newsletter in March 2012. This is the revised version including the information I got from the Baron’s obituary. Thank you, Lynn, for sending it to me! The only thing I … Continue reading
In 1845, Adalbert Harnisch, a post office clerk in Elblag, East Prussia, writes down the lyrics for a song the Bürgerverein (Citizens group) of Elblag had asked him to write. He decides to use the melody of “Prinz Eugen, der … Continue reading
Whenever I have time, I go to the countryside to look at old houses. It seems that every house has it’s story. This house, I found in Grube in the beautiful Prignitz. Last summer I sat in the park of … Continue reading