There are those without whom things would have been very different in life for a lot of people, but who are very quickly forgotten by 'the public'. Anna was one such person.
Bochum has not forgotten Jupp and Änne. I am sure they'd be happy about that.
There is so much to know about our ancestors, and the small things are often the most wonderful.
Last Sunday 37 years ago, (Great-) Grandpa Paul passed away in Gütersloh, Germany.
Until recently, we did not know when exactly, where or how Great-Uncle Hans died. Now we know.
This week in 1882, our (Great-) Grandfather Kappius was born. Happy Birthday, Great-Grandpa Josef!
Our 8th and 9th great-grandfather Studebaker died this week 292 years ago, only three days before his 66th birthday.
Nobody would have called our 2nd and 3rd great-grandfather 'Franziskus Xaverius'. In his hometown Haaren, he would have been known as 'Reelen's Xaver'.
This week 206 years ago, our 3rd (and 4th) great-grandfather Bücker passed away.
Today we remember Willi Wagener, who passed on in 1986.