Category Archives: Laemmlen Family

Elsa Schaefer Laemmlen Memorial Service, 9 June 1988, First Mennonite Church

Grandma Elsa Schaefer was born 30 March 1895 in Grossgartach.  She married Rudolf Laemmlen in September 1929, and they emigrated to America shortly after.  They settled in central California where they raised their 4 boys on a fruit farm.  Elsa … Continue reading

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Johannes Schäfer, b. 2 June 1794, Lehnenberg, Germany

June 2nd fell on a Monday in 1974, when my 3rd Great-grandpa, Johannes Schäfer was born in Lehnenberg, Germany.   He was the 10th and last child of Johann Ulrich Schäfer and Rosina Rommel of Lehnenberg.  Their first child was a … Continue reading

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Johann Leonhard Schott b. 5 May 1802, Grossgartach

Johann Leonhard Schott, my 3rd Great-grandfather, was born 5 May 1802 in Grossgartach. Ann Laemmlen < Arthur Rudolf Laemmlen < Rudolf Laemmlen < Caroline Christiane Schott < Leonhard Heinrich Schott < Johann Leonhard Schott Below is the 10 October 1833 … Continue reading

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Johann Christoph Sieber died 1 February 1870, Grossgartach at age 54

Johann Christoph Sieber, born 1 July 1815, is my 3rd Great-grandfather.  He died on this day, 1 February 1870 in Grossgartach at age 54 of a chest ailment. Here is his birth entry on 1 July 1815: Johann Christoph Sieber … Continue reading

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Johann Balthasar König and Rosina Barbara Rieker, married in Grossgartach on 30 January 1828

Today is the Anniversary of my 3rd Great-grandparents! Married in Grossgartach on 30 January 1828 Johann Balthasar König born in Grossgartach on 1 Dec 1801, Farmer and Wine-grower, son of Lorenz König and Christina Barbara Schnepplen; married to Rosina Barbara … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Grace Helen Smuin Laemmlen! b. 14 January 1930, Glendale, CA

Today is my mother’s birthday.  I hope she’s having a party somewhere, celebrating the time she had here on earth!

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Anna Maria Häring b. 28 December 1805

Here is the birth entry for my 3rd Great-grandmother, Anna Maria Häring, who was born 28 December 1805 in Biberach, Wuerttemberg, Germany.  She was the daughter of Johann Michael and Katharina Walther Häring, the last of 6 children. On 11 … Continue reading

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