unknown Weigel or Widmann children These children belong to the Weigel or the Widmann family. If you recognize anyone in this picture, please contact me.
My Turn The investigation into DNA for ancestry research is fascinating to me. I watch "Finding Your Roots" and see the miracles that happen when the written records run out and the guests are left with just their DNA to break through to new information. I have heard stories both happy and sad as DNA … Continue reading Ready or Not…
A Trip to the Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library Genealogy Research Room In working on my family history, sometimes I forget to explore (or re-explore) resources that are available to me right in my home town. The Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library went through a large building project just a few years ago. The Genealogy … Continue reading Local Resources
Jacob Weigel and Viola Widmann wedding party Wedding Memorabilia from Jacob and Viola Widmann Weigel I was fortunate to have a few things passed down from my great grandparent's wedding in October of 1933. Widmann/Weigel wedding booklet My great grandmother saved her wedding booklet from the florist, TD Hefko. It is printed on textured paper … Continue reading Thursday Treasures
Weigel Men 4 Generations "It's not every day that four generations of men can get together for a family conference, nevertheless the occurrance is not rare for the four gentlemen shown above. They are Herman Weigel, 78; of McMillan; Henry Weigel, 49; Town of Marshfield; Jacob Weigel Sr, 23; and Jacob Weigel Jr, 1; of … Continue reading Tuesday News Day
Mrs Anna Weigel Succumbs Monday Pioneer of Weigelsdorf Community Dies at Home of Daughter Mrs Anna Weigel, 73, who with her husband, Paul Weigel, helped establish the Weigelsdorf community northeast of the city 51 years ago, succumbed shortly before 10 o'clock Monday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs Frank Gleisner, Rt 3. She … Continue reading Saturday Mourning
Later Years Helen Jo Breu sent letters to my great great grandmother, Rose Bohman Weigel, in Rose's later years in the nursing home. She related stories that her mother and grandmother told her and stories from her childhood memories of growing up in the area off Pleasant Hill Road called the Squaw Creek Homestead. One … Continue reading Stories from Squaw Creek Homestead