Category Archives: Laemmlen Family

Wilfred Paul Laemmlen, b. 12 October 1935

On this day, 12 October, in 1935 my Grandma Elsa had twins, Wilfred Paul and Ruth Elsa Laemmlen.  They were born in Selma, California.  Sadly, baby Ruth died on pneumonia on 10 February 1937 when she was 1 1/2 years … Continue reading

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Remembering Grandpa Rudolf Laemmlen who died 25 years ago today on 7 October 1992 in Reedley, CA

My grandfather Rudolf Laemmlen was born 13 July 1899 in Grossgartach, Germany.  He died on this day 25 years ago.  You can read more about his life here: https://annlaemmlenlewis1.wordpress.com/2014/12/24/a-visit-with-grandpa-laemmlen/ Here is a historical look at his passports, as we remember … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary Rudolf & Elsa Laemmlen! m. 28 Sept 1929, Grossgartach and their Honeymoon Trip to America

These are my Grandparents who began their life together with a Honeymoon trip to America.  Rudolf & Elsa grew up across the street from each other, but never really met until after both had come to America, then returned to … Continue reading

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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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Anna Regina Schuhmann b. 8 September 1779, my 4th Great-Grandmother

Today is the birth day of one of my ancestral grandmothers, Anna Regina Schuhmann. Below is the 1779 birth entry (#27) for Anna Regina Schuhmann b. 8 September, christened 9 September 1779.  Her father is Johann Michael Schuhmann and her … Continue reading

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Grace Laemmlen, teaching at Washington School in Leitersberg, Maryland 1955-1956

My mother, Grace Laemmlen, was a school teacher.  After she and my dad married in June 1954, they traveled to Hagerstown, Maryland where my dad served for two years as the administrator of the hospital at Brook Lane Farm.  As … Continue reading

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Hermann Lammlen Death Notice 7 July 1973

Hermann is an older brother to my Grandpa, Rudolf.  Hermann was born in 1892.  In 1923 he married Marie Weissenstein (d. 1957).  They had 2 sons, Kurt b. 1924 and Rudolf b. 1928.  Hermann lived to be 80 years old. … Continue reading

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