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

Johann Adam Hoss & Emma Catherine Schnarrenberger

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

Johann Georg Walker buried on Lust Cemetery

This is the tombstone of Johann Georg Walker who emigrated in 1834 from Wankheim and was the first of several Walker emigrants. Three of his nephews followed him. All of

Wanderbuch of Johann Georg Walker

Cover of the Wanderbuch 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

Tombstone of Katherina Walker on Lust cemetery

Katherine Walker was the daughter of the emigrants of Johann Georg Walker and Elisabeth Barbara Durr.

Schwartzkopf – Long Reunion

This reunion is made up of the descendants, friends and relatives of John and Barbara (Myers) Schwartzkopf who were both born and raised in Germany. John and his brother Jacob

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

Updated Emigration Statistics – US

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

Barnes and farm houses of the emigrants

After a longer break I can continue my postings on the website. Today I will invite you to a little journey through my photo archive showing the barns and houses

Linda Hoyouse visiting the homeland of her ancestors

That was my dream ever since My first contact with Linda was in July 2001 and over the time she has provided me with a no. of great information about