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August Bartsch and Maria Gertrude Kemper were married in Washington, MO, on Feb. 6, 1849. The Kemper Family emigrated to America on 18 July 1839 from Wellendorf, Hanover, Germany. The above photo shows part of an inscription carved in 1838 on the wall of a building on the family farm in Germany with the names of Maria Gertrude Kemper's parents and her grandmother.
The full text in German is as follows: Maria Gertrud Böhne "Witwe Kemper" Johann Friedrich Kemper und Anna Sophia Wellenkamp haben diesen Bau durch Gottes Hilfe und Beistand aufrichten lassen. Mai 1838.
A rough translation would be: Kemper Widow Maria Gertrud Böhne, Johann Frederich Kemper and Anna Sophia Wellenkamp have raised this building through God's help and assistance. May 1838.
Above is a view of the still-existing Kemper Farm near Wellendorf, Germany. The building at the upper right separated from the others is the one with the inscription.
The above photo of the Wagner Family is believed to have been taken in Switzerland in about 1876. The Wagner family lived in Dallenwil, Switzerland (near Stans, and only a short distance from Luzern, Switzerland.)
Identified in this photo are Josef Wagner, (1848-1913), the 3rd person from the right in the back row and his wife, Anna Joller Wagner, (1857-1887), the 2nd person from the right in the back row.
The seated man on the left front in the photo is believed to be Viktor Wagner (1817-1876), and standing behind Viktor is his wife, Katharina Niderberger Wagner (1819-1877). Viktor and Katharina are the parents of Josef Wagner.
The other people are probably all relatives. Josef Wagner and his wife Anna Joller Wagner immigrated to the United States in about 1880, but the other family members remained in Switzerland. Any assistance in identifying the others in the photo would be greatly appreciated.
The Catholic Church on a hillside above the town of Dallenwil, Switzerland, with the rugged Alps in the background.
The above photo is believed to be Emanuel Huber (1866-1949) and his wife Amalia Stelze Huber (1876-1953) and their nine grown children taken in Spencer, Marathon County, Wisconsin in about 1940. Any Assistance in identifying the individuals in this photo would be appreciated.
This is believed to be a photo of Otto Pertler and his wife and family
taken in Kirchdorf im Wald, Bavaria, Germany. An estimate is that the
photo was taken in about 1925.
This photo is thought to be another photo of Otto Pertler and Family in Kirchdorf im Wald, Bavaria, Germany, and is dated 2 November, 1930. There may be grandchildren, or a combination of children and grandchildren in the photo. Any help in positively identifying all individuals would be appreciated.
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