Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

Elsa Schaefer — Germany to America 12 September 1912

On the 12th of September 1912 my Grandmother, Elsa Schaefer left Grossgartach.  She was only 17 years old.  Alone, she came to America.  Her voyage was just 5 months after the Titanic went down.  Elsa carried a small tan, cloth-covered … Continue reading

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Marinda Maria Cook Hall b. 12 September 1869, daughter of Mary Ann Turley Cook

The Theodore Turley Family Book, p. 73 Marinda was born September 12, 1869 in Colton, California, the eighth child of John and Mary Ann Turley Cook. On December 21, 1887 she married Herbert Hall, born January 9, 1862 in Tonica, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Degen Bushman! b. 12 September 1802, Switzerland

Here is a photo of a woven bedspread made by my 3rd Great-grandmother, Elizabeth Degen Bushman.  I wish I knew how she made it and where it is now.  Today is her birthday, and I remember her with love. Told … Continue reading

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Karin “Carolina” Ersson Lundquist b. 12 Sept 1832, d. 11 March 1903

Karin/Carin Ersson Lundquist is my 2nd Great-grandmother.  She was born 12 September 1832 in Lekvattnet, Fryksande, Varmlands, Sweden.  She married Carl Gustav (Larsson) Lundquist 20 November 1857 in Ostmark, Varmlands, Sweden.  They had 9 children. Here are the histories that … Continue reading

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