When the lack of birth, marriage, and death records make it difficult to determine family connections, details in alternative records can provide insight and prove relationships.
Caroline Widmann Malone Caroline is my 4th great aunt. She is the daughter of Jacob Widmann and sister of my 3rd great grandfather John Widmann. She is buried in the Hillside Cemetery in Marshfield, Wisconsin with her parents and most of her siblings. You can view her memorial here. Caroline Cristine Marie Widmann was born … Continue reading Find A Grave Friday
Another pickle recipe!
My Grandmother's Paintings Bluebonnets I am lucky enough to have inherited some paintings made by my grandmother, Lagada Dirk Weigel. She worked mainly in acrylics and favored landscapes. Oma was an artistic person in general. She had an eye for fashion and decorating, she was a gardener, and she could sew her own clothing and … Continue reading Thursday Treasures
An unidentified member of or related to the Thorson family from Winnebago county, Wisconsin.
The month of March is Women's History Month and so this month I am focusing on some of the lesser known female members of the family tree.
Fudgie Scotch Ring
After a bit of a delay, we are finally on the way to getting our application approved!
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