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
Katherine Walker was the daughter of the emigrants of Johann Georg Walker and Elisabeth Barbara Durr.
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
From Peter Grauer My mother died in 1912. At her funeral the undertaker was Louie Nelson. He still used horses to draw the hearse. There were about 12 horses drawn
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
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
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
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
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
An individual page was setup to illustrate this great place in Jettenburg.
A few weeks ago Emil Ferdinand Bader posted a comment via the web site. After a quick check against the database it became obvious that he is a distant cousin
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,
From Emil Bader On August 18, 2019 I, Emil Ferdinand Bader, visited together with my wife, our son and his partner the Hoefle festival in Jettenburg. We arrived on Saturday
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