Category Archives: Laemmlen Family

Elsa Laemmlen June 1988 Obituary

My Grandma died 30 years ago today.  Oh, how I miss her!   Advertisements

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Johann Ebel b. 17 May 1629, Grossgartach, my 9th Great-grandpa

Here is the page from the Grossgartach church records showing Johann Ebel’s birth on 17 May in 1629.  I am grateful for these wonderful church records that hold my family’s history in their pages.Here is the entry for his birth: … Continue reading

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Anna Maria Zehner, b. 1 May 1788 in Grossgartach

Here is the 1788 birth entry for my 3rd Great-grandmother, Anna Maria Zehner, daughter of Johann Christoph Zehner from Grossgartach and Anna Maria Ries from Emmendingen.  Anna Maria was their 3rd of 8 children, all daughters, but one (the son … Continue reading

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Rudolf Laemmlen sails for America on 18 April 1925

Here is the Ship Manifest of Alien Passengers sailing from Hamburg to the United States, on 18 April 1925 on the ship Arabic.  My Grandpa Rudolf is listed on line 22 as a 25 year-old farmer who last lived in … Continue reading

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Elsa Laemmlen’s Flower Garden

Today is my Grandma Elsa’s 122nd Birthday!  Here is one of my favorite photos of her: I don’t remember ever seeing Grandma out working in her garden, and I was at her house almost every day of my growing up … Continue reading

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Christof Wilhelm Schaefer and Susanne Fritz Family Record, Grossgartach

Today is my Grandma Elsa’s birthday.  She was born 30 March 1895 in Grossgartach.  Here is her family’s record from the Church books in Grossgartach. Her parents are Christof Wilhelm Schaefer, son of Johann Jacob Schaefer and Susanna Widenmaier; and … Continue reading

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Georg Adam Sieber b. 19 March 1775, Grossgartach, my 4th Great-grandfather

This is the land of my ancestors.  My 4th Great-grandfather, Georg, Adam Sieber was born on this day, 19 March in 1775 in this place.   He was christened here the following day. Georg married a local girl named Katharine Elisabetha … Continue reading

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