The article “Blue-eyed humans have a single, common ancestor” in the Innovations Report states that: “New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a genetic mutation which took place 6-10,000 years ago and is the cause of the eye colour… read more
Elmer Calvin Greulich, youngest son of Charles Philipp Greulich and Caroline K. Wolf, was born 6 Aug 1880 in East Greenville, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania and died 10 Jan 1947 in Lansdale, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. On 21 Sep 1901, he married Lillian Witmer Snyder, daughter of Henry D. Snyder and Saraphine K. Witmer.
According to my grandfather’s research, his ancestor Charles (Karl) Philipp Greulich’s step-brother (or maybe half-brother) Philipp Peter Greulich, who remained in Haag after Charles emigrated from Germany to the U.S., never married and never had any children. Imagine my surprise when a half-hearted search on FamilySearch.org found in the IGI for Germany a marriage in… read more
I’m seeking information on the family of Jacob and Sarah (___) Hacker of Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. They are another of my loose ends. I’d like to figure out where they fit in the HACKER/HOCKER family. Any help would be appreciated. Jacob K./R. HACKER was born 26 Aug 1838 and died 16 Feb 1906. He was… read more
Morris Linton Greulich, second and eldest surviving son of Charles Philipp Greulich and Caroline K. Wolf, was born 7 Jun 1866 in East Greenville, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania and died 25 Jan 1931. He married on 15 Jan 1887 Elizabeth “Lizzie” Butterweck Fox, daughter of John Fox and Elizabeth Butterweck.
This is a transcription of the last will and testament of Jacob Hacker (1803—1873) of Elizabeth township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. I’m am seeking to determine whether or not this Jacob Hocker/Hacker belongs to my Lancaster Hackers, and if so, where. He’s of an age to possibly be the son of George3 and Christina (MILLER) HACKER… read more
Caroline K. (Wolf) Greulich, daugher of Joel and Elizabeth (Krauss) Greulich, was born 10 Mar 1845 and died 24 Apr 1915 in East Greenville, Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. She was the second wife of Charles Philipp Greulich, son of Georg Philipp and Anna Margaretha (Wurzel) Greulich. The couple married 17 Aug 1864 and had 13 children,… read more
As best as I can translate: “Here lies Frederich HACKER born the 17th of January 176 and was different [died] 26th of January 1812 was aged 56 years and 9 days.” Frederick was the eldest son of Johan Adam HACKER and Maria Elisabetha WEIDMAN of Cocalico township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. He was buried in the… read more
Charles Philipp (Karl Philipp) Greulich, son of Georg Philipp and Anna Margaretha (Wurzel) Greulich, was born 13 Sep 1838 in Haag, Baden, Germany. He married twice, first Susanna Wolf, then to her sister Caroline Wolf. Charles came to to America with his sister, Eva Katharina Greulich, and his half-brother, Georg Philipp Jakob. His passport, dated… read more
I’m looking for information on my Smith family relatives—William Smith (1892—?), aka John Norwood, and James Smith (1885—1905?). Nothing like setting yourself difficult task, I know. Please help!