Today is once again one of those days when I will not have much time for research and writing, so I am going to share with you a document that I received in an e-mail about a week ago. The e-mail came to me from a relatively new German friend of our museum, Hartmut Mensendiek. … More A Supplement from Germany
Maria Mahnken was born on August 14, 1886. She was the daughter of John and Marie (Heitmann) Mahnken. She was born in Germany and is said to have come to America with her family in 1889. The first record we find in our German Family Tree for Maria is her confirmation record at Salem Lutheran … More M.M. and P.P.