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 […]
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!
This photo was likely taken circa 1941-1942 in East Greenville, Pennsylvania and includes the living children (and/or spouses) of Charles Philipp and Caroline K. (Wolf) Greulich—assuming, of course, that the identifications are correct. Men (L-R): John Wieder, Lewis Keller, Elmer Greulich, Albert Sterner, Charles Greulich Women (L-R): Katherine Jane (Greulich) Wieder, Kate Amanda (Weil) Greulich, […]
The family of Joseph and Susanna (___) Hacker is another of my loose ends/brick walls. I don’t know much about them, but I’m wondering if this Joseph is the one baptized on 21 Jul 1816 in St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Shaefferstown, Lebanon county, Pennsylvania. If so, that would make him the child of George and […]
The Jacob and Maria (Krieg) Hacker family is another family group that turned up during my Lancaster county, Pennsylvania research. They show up in Penn township census records in 1850 and 1870. The children show up in Penn township, Warwick township, Manheim township, and Lititz Borough through 1930. I’m interested in finding Jacob’s parents; I’m […]
The family of John and Sarah (Beinhower) Hocker is another on that was inappropriately attributed as belonging to John and Christianne Catherine (Steirling) Hocker. Like Adam Hocker, John and family lived in the correct place to belong to John’s family line, but subsequent research proved that they did not. I am searching for any information […]
Charles and Edith (Early) Seltzer mugging it up in their automobile. Charles was the son of Dr. Henry Hocker and Susan (Arnold) Seltzer. Photo courtesy of Jessica Bell
Christian Millard Hershey married Sarah Frances Hocker, daughter of Henry Landis and Mary A. (Shenk) Hocker on 15 Sep 1910 in Hockersville, Derry township, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of Jessica Bell
Sometimes during your research you come across families with the same surname you’re researching, but you don’t know how or if they fit into your family. The family of Adam and Eve (Hamaker) Hocker is one such family. Originally, William Wingeard attributed Adam as a son of John and Christianne Catharine (Steirling) Hocker—primarily, I believe […]
I am seeking to prove that the John Hacker, who married the two Musser daughters, was in fact the eldest son of Frederick and Catharina (Fuchs) Hacker. I am also seeking additional information on the children of John and Salome (Musser) Hacker and John and Susanna (Musser) Hacker.