Category Archives: Reinhardt

Almost Lizzie?

Just a quick post as a followup to the previous entry about Grandma Reinhardt. The Registry of Births for the City of St. Louis in 1894 records her birth on October 11 to Jacob and Sophia Foerstel Singler, living at … Continue reading

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A Budweiser and Some Kentucky Fried Chicken

The beautiful woman in this photo is Katherine Antoinette Singler, Peggy’s paternal grandmother, born October 11, 1894, to Jacob and Sophia Foerstel Singler. She was the youngest in a family of six girls and one boy. Katherine married Clarence Reinhardt … Continue reading

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St. Louis Sports and Sportsmen

Peggy’s Aunt Mary Reinhardt Colombo, visiting us for the holidays, brought with her some interesting family mementos. Pictured here is a St. Louis Browns commemorative scarf. The Browns were an American League baseball team in St. Louis from 1902 to … Continue reading

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The French Connection

Regina Wundel, Peggy’s third great grandmother, was born on June 30, 1821, in Rosenwiller, Alsace, France. The town is located not far from the Rhein River that separates France from Germany. A long-disputed region, the Alsace territory was ceded by France … Continue reading

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In Memory of John Colombo

Peggy’s Uncle John passed away last Friday. We are blessed to have seen John earlier this year at Amanda and Clint’s wedding. Below is John’s obituary, published in this morning’s Raleigh News & Observer. I’ve added an image of the … Continue reading

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The Civil War Service of Michael Foerstel

In 1860, Michael Foerstel, Peggy’s 2nd great grandfather, was a 34-year-old married father of three young children. He had settled in St. Louis, Missouri, after fleeing political upheaval and unrest in the German Confederation territory of Baden around 1849. Michael … Continue reading

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Reinhardt Twins

You’ve heard it said that twins run in families. Well, the Reinhardt family is one of those families. But, from what I can tell, the Reinhardts seem to be outliers when it comes to their predisposition for having twins. Scientific … Continue reading

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