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 Adam Hoss buried on Lust Cemetery

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

Anna Katharina (Grauer) Schneider died with 101

Anna Katharina Grauer born on May 31, 1826 in Maehringen, Wurttemberg died end of October 1926 with 101 years in  Niagara Falls, NY. Anna Katharina emigrated with her parents Daniel

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

Emigration – Overall views

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

Unknown travel companions

We need your support! Based on our current knowledge Julius Zeeb joined a group of people from Maehringen, a city close to his hometown in 1924 to travel to Brasil.

Visit to the Riehle relatives in Edgerton, OH

From  Renate Riehle After the visit of Steve Thunander in  2004  we three siblings , Christa (with family,  Hans-Joerg and I, visited the U.S.  in  2006. Our first stop was

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

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

Daniel Grauer and Anna Maria Ruckwied – Maehringen to Niagara Falls

From Dick Kreitner, CT Background When my grandmother Anna Jeanette Grauer died in 1970, I was fortunate to receive a box of letters and documents from the attic of the

Steve Thunader visiting the hometown of his ancestors

Another successful family reunion between the descendants of emigrants and their hometown area worked out in 2004. Steve  contacted me in May 2004 shortly before his trip to Germany. He

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

Jackie Bergstrom visits Maehringen and Jettenburg

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 

Grandsons of the emigrant Johann Georg Riehle will visit Maehrigen in September

For end of September we will get another visitor from the U.S. Wesley Riehle and his brother Richard Riehle, grand-sons of Johann Georg Riehle, born Feb 5, 1879 in Maehringen,

Visit of Wesley, Mary, Richard and Kay Riehle on the Haerten area

On Friday Sep 29, 2017 the grandchildren of the emigrant Johann Georg Riehle from Maehringen, Wesley and Richard Riehle arrived on the Haerten with their spouses Mary and Kay. The

Where are my Kemmler’s from?

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,