Until recently, we did not know when exactly, where or how Great-Uncle Hans died. Now we know.
This week in 1882, our (Great-) Grandfather Kappius was born. Happy Birthday, Great-Grandpa Josef!
Our 8th and 9th great-grandfather Studebaker died this week 292 years ago, only three days before his 66th birthday.
Nobody would have called our 2nd and 3rd great-grandfather ‘Franziskus Xaverius’. In his hometown Haaren, he would have been known as ‘Reelen’s Xaver’.
This week 206 years ago, our 3rd (and 4th) great-grandfather Bücker passed away.
Today we remember Willi Wagener, who passed on in 1986.
Atmosphere. It bypasses cerebral knowledge and speaks instead to different levels within Man.
A native of Saxony, Hacker appears to have lived in Munich, Bavaria from 1862 onward.
Today we remember my father Jupp, whose family relations were a closed book for us for a long time.
This week 128 years ago, our 2nd (and 3rd) great-grandmother on the Cappius side passed away at the age of 68.