Here is a link to a research project I did in 2005 for a German research class I took at BYU. We were given the name of a person, their birth date and place, and their death date and place. That’s all. Our assignment was to go find their story.
I was given the name of Peter Heinrich Bastert who was born 10 April 1833. I spent an entire semester searching for Peter and his family. Here is a summary of what I found: