Thanks to the internet I got quickly in contact with 2 American researcher, who had their roots on the Haerten. Tim Grauer und Dolye Walz. It became quickly obvious that we are distant related. Tim […]
Available information During the last days I have made an update on the statistics in my emigrant database. The total number of persons who emigrated to North America is 1.423 whereof 2 settled in Canada […]
In 2004 the next generation came to visit Germany. After their parents Charles and Betty Walker in 2002, Brenda Kearns with her husband John and her cousin Gena Schantz with her daughther Kerry visited us […]
After my first visit to the Walker family in Hartford City, Indiana in April 2002 the grand-sons of the the emigrated Johann Friedrich Walker, Charles and Lawrence Walker decided to come to visit Germany from […]
Trading with seeds was also a long tradition in Kemmler families. They travelled whole Europe to sell their seeds. Some of the death recordings give a good overview about the spread. The travel activities must […]
Naturally it is mathematical hard to say, but after my actual status in my database I can clearly say, Wankheim is no. 1 followed by Goenningen and Ohmenhausen.
My research has started with my hometown Wankheim and the surrounding towns like Maehringen, Jettenburg, Immenhausen, Kusterdingen (the Haerten area), Stockach, Betzingen, Reicheneck, Pfullingen, Ohmenhausen, Bronnweiler, Goenningen, Undingen, Gomaringen, Hinterweiler, Nehren, Moessingen and Dusslingen in […]
Johann Ulrich Bauer, called John emigrated in 1869 from Immenhausen to the U.S. together with his brother Jacob. He married Friederike Mechler in Aug 28, 1873. John was running a restaurant and bakery. He even […]
Friedrich “Fred” Bauer, the youngest of the Bauer brother’s left Immenhausen and followed his brothers Jacob und Johann Ulrich together with his sisters Johanna Friederike and Maria Agnes in 1882 from Immenhausen and married Gay […]
Jacob Bauer emigrated in 1869 together with his brother Johann Ulrich “John” from Immenhausen to the U.S. Jacob Bauer married Friederike Grosshans in the U.S. As far as I know they didn’t have kids. According […]
Katherine Walker was the daughter of the emigrants of Johann Georg Walker and Elisabeth Barbara Durr.
This picture shows Jacob Burke and Katharina Hoss, d/o Johann Adam Hoss and Christina (Grauer) Hoss, born Nov 25, 1830 in Maehringen. Katherina married Jacob in the U.S. dates are unknown. She emigrated in 1834 […]
This picture shows Johann Adam Hoss and his wife Emma Catherine Schnarrenberger. Johann Adam is a grandson of the first Hoss emigrant Johann Adam Hoss and his wife Christina Grauer and a half brother of Philipp […]
This is a picture of Philipp Frederik Hoss and his wife Elizabeth Klink. Philipp is a grandson of the first Hoss emigrant Johann Adam Hoss and his wife Christina Grauer. His father, Johann Adam Hoss (*17.8.1823) […]
Johann Adam Hoss, *15.02.1793 +26.8.1853 Johann Adam Hoss emigrated in 1834 from the village of Maehringen in the former Kingdom of Wuerttemberg with his wife Christina Grauer and his kids Johann Adam, Anna Maria, Katherine […]
There is a museum in Goenningen showing equipment and documents about the trading activities. It’s called Samenhandelsmuseum and is located at: Stöfflerplatz 2 72770 Reutlingen – Goenningen Phone: +49 7121 303-2050 Fax: +49 7121 303-2768 […]
In August 2001 the first visit of a distant US relative took place. Jackie Dubois and her husband, Daryl Bergstrom, came visiting us for a few days. Jackie’s ancestors were Johannes Keinath from Maehringen and […]
The individual page for Walter Bauer’s dress museum went online.
A long dream became true on August 12, 2006. William S. “Bill” Borders and his sons William S. “Bud”, James, and Richard were visiting Jettenburg, the city where their ancestors came from. The sheep herder, […]