The name Grauer plays an important role in my ancestor tree as well. Due to the fact that I have built out a number of very close relationships with descendants of Grauer emigrants  I have a lot of information on this family name. My thanks in that respect goes to Tim Grauer and Dick Kreitner who provided with exceptional material over time.

Here all posts related to the Grauer family:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Story of Aunt Kate

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

My first meeting with U.S. cousins

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