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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