Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Profile of Leo Reinhardt

Leopold Reinhardt (Peggy’s second great grandfather) was born March 1, 1839, in Trennfurt, Miltenberg, Bayern, Germany. In 1840, when Leo was around 18 months old, he came to the United States with his family, father Franz Reinhardt, mother Louisa Schmidt … Continue reading

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Smiling Irish Eyes

Since tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d do a quick survey of Colin and Liam’s ancestors who came to the United States directly from Ireland. Some of the Irish surnames, besides Murphy, are Noone, Byrne, Walker, Latchford, Burke, … Continue reading

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Alfred Nils Olsen

The handsome man pictured here is Alfred Nils Olsen, my great grandfather. Though I’m sure I can’t grow an impressive mustache┬ásuch as his, the hair on his head is very familiar. I see it in the mirror daily. Born in … Continue reading

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