A Slew of Schuessler and Steffens Surnames

Roland Julius Gottlob Schuessler is today’s birthday boy. If he was still alive, he would be celebrating one of those special birthdays. He would be 125 years old. Roland was born on November 28, 1897, the son of Ferdinand and Juliane (Rabold) Schuessler. Roland was the first of 2 children born into this Schuessler family, … More A Slew of Schuessler and Steffens Surnames

Joseph and Emma – A Few More Bock’s in Uniontown

Today is the birthday of Joseph Bock. Like several other Bock babies that have appeared in this blog, Joseph was born and baptized in Uniontown. Joseph was born on November 18, 1843, the son of Michael and Christiane (Hemmann) Bock. Joseph’s mother was the 2nd child of J.G. Hemmann, who has been mentioned in quite … More Joseph and Emma – A Few More Bock’s in Uniontown

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

Uniontown Weber’s

I call some the Frohna Weber’s, some the Altenburg Weber’s, some The Ridge Weber’s, and even some the Boat Weber’s (who came in the original immigration in 1839). I did not expect to find some Uniontown Weber’s, but the Weber couple you will read about today is one that ended up living in the Uniontown … More Uniontown Weber’s