Bachmann and Schmidt

Today I will write the story involving characters about which I have documented the children in a family, but not so much about their parents.  For example, today I will write about Joseph and Emilie Bachmann, and I have previously told the tale of at least one of their children, and in the process have … More Bachmann and Schmidt

Martha and Martin

I have not written many stories including the surname, Bronenkant, but when I do, I always ask myself the question, “Is it Bronenkant, or is it Bronnenkant?”  One ‘n’ or two ‘n’s’?  I see it spelled both ways.  Today, especially since both of the Bronenkant’s in this story spell it with one ‘n’ on their … More Martha and Martin

A Few of the Seemann Boys

One hundred forty-nine years ago, Theodore Ernst Seemann was born.  He was the son of Johann and Christiane (Grother) Seemann.  His mother was the sister of Johann Grother whose family has been included in several previous posts.  One was published recently titled, A Pair of Singles.  Today’s birthday boy was sometimes called Theodore, sometimes Ernst, … More A Few of the Seemann Boys