If You’re Gonna Be a Fiedler, You Gotta Have a Schmidt in the Band

I believe that if you look at the family trees of folks that live in this area, you will eventually discover a Schmidt amongst the branches. We will be looking at the Fiedler family tree today, and, lo and behold, one of the Fiedler’s married a Schmidt. However, the Schmidt bride in today’s story did … More If You’re Gonna Be a Fiedler, You Gotta Have a Schmidt in the Band

An Ochs Tree

As near as I can tell, there were two Ochs brothers who arrived in America in 1839 and settled in Perry County. One was Johann Michael Ochs, and the other was Johann Conrad Ochs. Today’s story will center around Johann Conrad Ochs, but the one I will write about is not Johann Michael’s brother. It … More An Ochs Tree