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
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
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.
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,