Margaretha Hinkel

I am only just now trying to tackle the ancestry of Margaretha or Margarete Hinkle.  Her family maintained close associations with allied families from the mother-land and into several generations in America.  I will attempt to articulate my hypothesis of her origins here. Margaretha Hinkle or Hinkel was born about 23 August 1860 (I say … Continue reading Margaretha Hinkel

Ohlrich Kucks, part 2

Continued from part 1.Grandmother’s memories of Ohlrich My grandmother was about 13 when Ohlrich died (1938). She remembered him well and described him as rather dapper. He was always well dressed and wore three-piece outfits. In the family collection, we have a picture of him that shows him in his later years as having snow-white … Continue reading Ohlrich Kucks, part 2