Emigration

Rapid growing no. of emigrants

The search for the whereabouts for the known emigrants led to an increase of the total recorded emigrants to 2,426. Here some short facts: Total emigrants 2.426  – emigrated to the U.S. 1.973 – death […]

Emigration

Map of know burials

Based on the information stored in my database (as at July 22nd, 2022) about know burials I have preparared the subsquent interactive map. The map reflects 3,874 entries in total and thereof are 758 emigrants […]

Emigration

1,945 emigrants are online

The  no of emigrants in my database is continously  increasing. In the meantime I have recorded 1945 emigrated persons and published online. I have also uploaded the emigrants to ancestry to a public tree so […]

Lawrence Walker
Blackford Co., IN (E)

In Memoriam Lawrence Walker

“Uncle” Lawrence Walker, born in 1928 in Hartford City, passed away on Dec 24 in his nursing home in Newburgh, IN. Uncle Lawrence was the last of the three Walker brothers being the grandson of […]

Emigration

1.856 Emigrants are online

Following the roots of persons who left the Haerten in the neighbor cities I have found additional family members who emigrated from Rommelsbach, Sickenhausen and Degerschlacht. In total there are now 1.856 emigrated persons online.

Emigration

Updated emigration list online

As I have started to intensify my genealogy research again I did a number of verification indicated by Rootsmagic the new software package I’m using to maintain my ancestral information. As a consequence new emigrants […]

Picture of Charles Walker on his tractor.
Blackford Co., IN (E)

In memoriam Charles Walker

Charles Walker, grand-son of the emigrant, Johann Friedrich Walker, passed away on Jun 8, 2018 after a blessed life of 96 years. He was still helping out on the farm and supported his son Fred. […]

Emigration ship "Allemania "
Digel (E)

Emigration paths into the USA

Typical emigration ports The emigration from Wuerttemberg happened mostly via the following ports: Le Havre (France),  Antwerp (Belgium), Rotterdam (Netherlands), Bremen and Hamburg (Germany). The crossing of the Atlantic was already an adventure for itself.  […]

First page of the letter of Robert Eugen Kemmler to his mother dated January 24, 1892
Emigration

Robert Eugen Kemmler

During my research I found the emigrant  Robert Eugen Kemmler, born July  6, 1867 in Rudersberg, Germany.  His father was,  Gottlieb Kemmler, was a teacher and originally came from Reicheneck. Due to his profession he […]

Picture Erich Sommer 15.10.2008
Digel (E)

Digel became Tickle

Joey Tickle explained to Dr. Soltau, Major of Kusterdingen, Ulrike Pfeil from the Schwaebische Tagblatt (local press) and Manfred Wandel , President of Historical Society, how the name Digel became Tickle. His ancestor Johannes Digel […]

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Booklet

Story of Aunt Kate

as told by Frances (Gibson) McPherson I’ll tell you what little I know about my grandmother, Kate[1]. She was born in Jettenburg, Germany on April 2, 1859. The one thing she remembered most about life […]

Tombstone of Johann Ulrich Bauer *26.09.1850, +1924
Bauer (E)

Tombstone of Johann Ulrich Bauer

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 […]

Fred Bauer *01.01.1868, +18.04.1945
Bauer (E)

Tombstone of Fred Bauer

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 *15.01.1849, +8.11.1894
Bauer (E)

Tombstone of Jacob Bauer

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 […]

Wanderbuch of Johann Georg Walker
Crawford Co., OH (E)

Wanderbuch of Johann Georg Walker

From relatives  I have found in Crawford Co. I got a copy of a “Wanderpass”, it’s like an early passport. The cover of the “Wanderbuch” of Johann Georg Walker. It contains several places where he […]

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Crawford Co., OH (E)

Jacob Burke and Katharina Hoss

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 […]

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Crawford Co., OH (E)

Philipp Frederik Hoss & Elizabeth Klink

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) […]

Kemmler Piano
Emigration

The Kemmler Piano

This piano was very likely manufactured in London by the piano company of Carl Kemmler, an emigrant from  Pfullingen. His brother Robert Eugen emigrated first to London as well, but then moved on to New […]

Emigration

William Kemmler

Very likely the most famous Kemmler is William Kemmler, who was the first man, who was sentenced to death as the first person on the electric chair in Auburn prison, New York on Aug 6, […]

Gespannte Zuhörer im Saal des Immenhäuser Rathaus
Blackford Co., IN (E)

From the Haerten to America and return

Dorian R. Woods, Tuebingen On May 23rd, 2003  Dorian R. Woods gave a presentation about her ancestor, Jakob Kuttler.  He and his parents Sigmund Kuttler and Anna Maria Dieter together with his sisters Anna Margarethe and […]