"I am also a descendent of Melchers from Baden. Mine were from Au Am Rhein, Baden which is not far from Oberweier. My Joseph Melcher came to Burlington, Iowa in the 1850's with his wife Mary and their sons Joseph and Herman. A daughter, Emma was…"
"Ok, it is good that Rebecca found me and called me back! I had forgetten this request for a comment.
In 1839 cousins Dennis and Anton Melcher boarded the brigg Julia and arrived in New Orleans. I am left to imagine that they…"
"Hi Everyone, I enjoy spending the day in graveyards. My sister and I have been cataloging this one cemetery that has many many relatives. Last fall, I got to the cemetery before my sister so I started so I began cataloging the headstones. It…"
Thank Debra, yes I do collect but I am afraid I don't have many old ones. My mother had hundreds but when she died Dad threw the lot in the tip. She also had hundreds of postcards from the first world war, including silk card but luckily she sent them to the National War Memorial, so there safe.
I could talk forever about our year in England. My husband taught and we toured every weekend. It was wonderful! But I don't know much to say about the graveyards. We call our trip the church and pub tour, and we saw many churches, but we only searched a few graveyards for family. We loved the Celtic crosses, however, and went on quests to find them. How do you move comments to topics? Teresa
I am good. My most recent project has been to complete a timeline for Melcher Pottery and Other Potteries associated with the family through out Ky, In, Ia, Oh, etc. It is quite the task!! lol Denise