A Lot in the Lorenz Lineage

One of our faithful docents, Gladys Engert, has passed away and will be greatly missed at our museum. Today, I chose to re-blog a post written about Gladys’s Lorenz family. I have placed some additional photos of Gladys at the end of this post, along with a link to her obituary. I will be headed back to Altenburg today to attend her funeral tomorrow.

Because we have a few researchers scheduled to be at our museum today, I had determined not to publish a post. However, a few days ago, we received a photograph which might be of interest to a lot of our readers. It is even a photograph that has the subjects of the photograph identified. The photograph shows members of the Emanuel Lorenz family which was taken on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Emanuel and his wife, Martha (Soehl) Lorenz in 1936. I have published a few photos of this family on this blog before. I even published another photograph taken on the same day which only includes the parents and their children. Today’s photo is even more amazing because it includes not only Grandpa and Grandma and their children, but also their grandchildren. It must have been a monumental chore to get all these people to look at…

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