Another Perry County Resident Makes Her Way to Oregon

When I began to look for a story to tell for today’s post, I was surprised to find another person from our German Family Tree who made her way to Oregon. After all, yesterday’s story about an Eggers family recounted the story of that clan making their way to Corvallis, Oregon. Today’s Perry County character … More Another Perry County Resident Makes Her Way to Oregon

Lieutenant John Hoff

A Bavarian baby that was born on today’s date is the starting point for this post. Elizabeth Margaret Dippold was born on March 6, 1846, making today here 177th birthday. Elizabeth was the daughter of John and Magdalena (Poehner) Dippold. Her mother died in Germany. Then, her father brought his family to America when Elizabeth … More Lieutenant John Hoff

Weber – Hecht- Winter

Wilhelmine Weber will be the focus of today’s tale. During her lifetime, she was married twice. The first marriage took place on today’s date. Wilhelmine Weber was born on July 25, 1835 in Ossig, Germany. Wilhelmine was the daughter of Gottfried and Christiane (Seidel) Weber. Her baptism record from the parish in Ossig is displayed … More Weber – Hecht- Winter