- 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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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
This had been a horrible day for Concordia Teichmann. Her son Emil had made the decision to leave his home in Delitz am Berge and emigrate to America. Today had been his last day at home, her husband Friedrich had … Continue reading
In 1988 the Archive School of Marburg published a remarkable book. It is the list of many, many, many emigrants who left Hesse-Kassel between 1830 and 1840. 497 pages filled with names of people who left their home to seek … 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
When skyping with my American customers, I am often asked to say something in German, just to give them an idea of what it sounds like. To meet their needs, I decided to make a spoken-word recording of an old … 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