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Jacob Widmann was our immigrant ancestor on that branch of the tree and he also served in the Civil War.
Jacob Dirk Jacob Dirk Jacob Dirk was born 23 October 1866 in Krassne, Odessa, Ukraine. He was one of the German's from Russia and was the second generation born there after his family left Germany. He is buried in the Calvary Cemetery in Yakima, Washington and his Find A Grave memorial can be seen here. … Continue reading Find A Grave Friday
Gramma really loved pickles (or she had a LOT of extra cucumbers to use up)! Here is *another* pickle recipe
Stephen Luecke Stephen Luecke Stephen Luecke was one of the legends of Marshfield’s early days. Stephen was the brother- in-law to my 3x great grandfather Herman Weigel. Stephen lived a somewhat colorful and wild life as a saloon keeper both in Milwaukee and later in Marshfield. His name was mentioned frequently in the Marshfield newspapers … Continue reading Portraits
Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars This recipe is from the collection of my great grandmother, Viola Widmann Weigel. 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup brown sugar salt 1 cup creamy style peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups rice crispies 1 cup corn flakes crushed 1 pkg 6oz semi sweet chocolate chips Combine syrup, sugar, … Continue reading Gramma’s Cookbook
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Casualty of the Great War Nick Weigel ca 1900 Nick was born 3 March 1894 to August and Katherine Kayser Weigel at their farm in Weigelsdorf, McMillan township, Marathon County, Wisconsin. He was the oldest boy from his father’s second marriage, but had 2 older half- brothers, Phillip and Arthur. Nick was close friends with … Continue reading Nicholas August Weigel
Karl Bachmeier Karl Bachmeier was my 2nd great grandfather. He is buried at St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in Emmons County, North Dakota. His Find A Grave memorial can be viewed here. Karl Bachmeier was born 15 March 1858 in Krasna, Odessa, Ukraine. He was one of the Germans from Russia. His grandparents were some of … Continue reading Find A Grave Friday
Salad Pickles This recipe is from the collection of my great grandmother, Viola Widmann Weigel. Slice pickles & onions in salt water overnight 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups vinegar 1 1/2 cups water 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon mustard seed Bring to boiling point & add pickles & let boil until they … Continue reading Gramma’s Cookbook