Tag Archives: Charles Reinhardt

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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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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The Great Road Trip of 1952

This week I want to share a story from Peggy’s aunt. Mary Reinhardt Colombo is the younger sister of Peggy’s dad, Charles Reinhardt (Chuck). You’ve seen Mary recently in the dancing video from Amanda and Clint’s wedding. Here’s the story … Continue reading

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A Brief Tale of Two Weddings

We attended another family wedding this past weekend. Our niece Amanda Cage married Clint Spiva on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Christ’s Community Fellowship Church in Vega, Texas. That’s a small Texas Panhandle town about 35 miles west of Amarillo. … Continue reading

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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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Where’d They Live? Charles Reinhardt 1900

The 1900 United States Census finds Peggy’s great grandfather Charles Reinhardt and his family living at 2727 10th Street in St. Louis, Missouri. Charles and his wife Catherine Mueth Reinhardt were married in Paderborn, Illinois, in 1891, and moved 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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