Gramma Holmes This is a puzzling picture from the Ehle side of the tree. My husband's grandmother labeled this picture as "Gramma Holmes, the mother of Jane Holmes Smith." Gramma said she was called "Smith Holmes Smith" - as in she was married twice. The problem is that Jane Holmes Smith isn't Jane HOLMES Smith, … Continue reading Mystery Monday
Page 5 These pictures are from my grandmother Lagada Dirk Weigel's senior year in high school. The people in the photos are most likely students that attended Columbus Catholic High School in Marshfield, Wisconsin or St. Mary's Catholic School in Bismarck, North Dakota. The majority of people would likely be from the graduating class of … Continue reading Gramma’s High School Scrapbook
Dill Pickles This recipe is from the collection of my great grandmother, Viola Widmann Weigel. Dill Pickles (Mrs Panter) Wash and pack pickles in jar. Put together: 1C. salt 3 C. cider vinegar 9 C. water and bring to a boil. Put in dill and a pinch of powdered alum the size of a pea.