Finding the Ancestral Home of OUR Weigels Franz and Amalie Weigel with daughter Agnes ca 1880 at their home in Weigelsdorf Weigelsdorf’s location in the “Old Country” is a bit tricky to find. It turns out that there are several villages that were called Weigelsdorf in Western Europe. The names of the villages have also … Continue reading Where’s Weigelsdorf?
Margaret Mahoney Aschebrock Heinrich and Margaret Mahoney Aschebrock Maggie Mahoney has become somewhat of a forgotten member of the Kroening family. Maggie was the daughter of Katherine Newmeier and William Mahoney. She was born on 13 June 1880 in Unity, Wisconsin. William died when Maggie was an infant, and Katherine married August Kroening in about … Continue reading Portraits
Harriet Elizabeth "Libby" Sharp Ehle Libby Ehle is my husband's 2nd great grandmother. She is buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her Find A Grave memorial can be viewed here. Harriet Elizabeth “Libby” Ehle was born in Rutland, Jefferson County, New York on 15 August 1850. She was the third of four daughters born to … Continue reading Find A Grave Friday
Harlow's Dill Pickles This recipe is from the collection of my great grandmother Viola Widmann Weigel. Hamburger Dill 1qt vinegar 2 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup salt 1 pt water Bring to boil and pour over sliced pickles in jars