Category Archives: Singler

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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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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Grandfather Jacob Singler

Once again, I’m turning the blog over to Peggy’s aunt Mary Reinhardt Colombo. Mary shared the following recollection with us last summer after we had returned from Kevin and Amanda Reinhardt’s wedding reception in St. Louis. Mary wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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Draft Cards and Registrar Relatives

Draft registration cards have proven to be a great source during my ancestry research. The information contained on the cards gives a brief glimpse of the person’s life at the time, including physical description, as evidenced by the registration card … Continue reading

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It’s in the Bible . . .

For the past week or so, my time in front of the computer at home has been spent entering information about Reinhardt and Morrison ancestors gleaned from the death certificates mentioned in a previous post. As that information gets entered, … Continue reading

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More Death Certificates Searching

Well, I think I’ve exhausted the death certificate search for Reinhardts, Singlers, Morrisons, Gibbonses and others on the Missouri Digital Heritage website. My plan now is to transfer the info from them to profiles on the family tree. I ended … Continue reading

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