An individual page was setup to illustrate this great place in Jettenburg.
After a few weeks planning between Melanie, Hans Kern from the Historical Society and myself we were able to arrange a nice schedule for Melanie and her family. On Wednesday Nov 24th Melanie Jay arrived […]
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 of emigrants, the first essentials […]
as told by Frances (Gibson) McPherson I’ll tell you what little I know about my grandmother, Kate. She was born in Jettenburg, Germany on April 2, 1859. The one thing she remembered most about life […]
Top 10 Distribution according countries This graph shows the extremely high portion (81%) of emigrants who settled in the U.S. Top 10 distribution according countries – for the name Kemmler only For the Kemmler portion […]
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 […]
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 […]
Katherine Walker was the daughter of the emigrants of Johann Georg Walker and Elisabeth Barbara Durr.
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 […]
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, […]