140 years ago yesterday, our great-grandfather (and 2nd great-grandfather) Franz von Hinten was born.
When governments prohibit or severely restrict home education, they demonstrate a totalitarian and undemocratic character. Such policies are not acceptable in free, democratic, and pluralistic societies.
Not everyone who came over here lived in the New World for very long.
The Fouts family used to be inn keepers for a couple of generations, it seems.
There are always little oddities to discover when you research your family history. This post is about one such oddity,
Great-Grandpa Abraham lived along beautiful Back Creek in Berkeley County, WV.
Today we remember my paternal grandmother Antonie Cappius née Lingemann.
Today, I will tell you a little something about family resemblances.
Today, we remember our grandmother Naomi Ann Snyder.
Today we remember my father, Josef Kappius, who was known to everyone only as Jupp.