“Tante Rita” felt strongly about our family identity bound up with the house name Reelen.
On Monday, 19 August 2019, Cousin Katharina passed away at the good old age of 89. With her, we have lost a family historian to whom we owe much.
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.