Olga and Harry – Metzner’s with Longtown Roots

Olga Hacker is today’s birthday girl. She was born on April 16, 1891, so today would be her 132nd birthday. Olga was the daughter of Christopher and Adele (Schmidt) Hacker. She was baptized at Peace Lutheran Church in Friedenberg, but she managed to avoid being recorded in the Friedenberg Remembrances book. Several of her siblings … More Olga and Harry – Metzner’s with Longtown Roots

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