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    Posted 8 years ago

    sarahoff
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    My grandma was nearly blind towards the end of her life, and I would help her out by reading her her mail. After many months of doing this she surprised me with this wonderful written history about the lives of my great great great grandfather Friedrich Fischer(1830-1916) and his family 1869-1963, and was written by my cousin Leone Fischer Griesemer. The stories are colorful and very well written. Some of them were downright embarrassing to read aloud to your grandmother:) The first photo is of Grossvater Fischer who was a master freemason, the second photo was of the Mayville school he helped build in 1876 and is listed on the national registry of historic places. The last photo is of his daughter Bertha Fischer Krause, my great great grandmother. Sitting on her lap with her head turned was my grandma age 1, 1913. Thank you all for letting me share.

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    Comments

    1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 8 years ago
      Wow. Amazing
    2. sarahoff sarahoff, 8 years ago
      Thank you moonstone. She was so good to me and I know she would have gotten a kick out of me posting this:)
    3. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 8 years ago
      Sarah, thanks for sharing this.
    4. walksoftly walksoftly, 8 years ago
      That's an amazing piece of family history, love all the photo's, they certainly help to show the age of the book!
    5. kerry10456 kerry10456, 8 years ago
      Lovely story and what a thoughtful thing for her to do. Thanks for sharing this
    6. musikchoo musikchoo, 8 years ago
      Thank You for Sharing Your Pride of your Family. I love the Photos !!
    7. sarahoff sarahoff, 8 years ago
      Thank you bratjdd,vetraio,Sean,DrFluffy,Amberose,walksoftly,Kerry,and musikchoo. Its so nice to share this with people who don't think I'm a total nerd for loving history:)
    8. sarahoff sarahoff, 8 years ago
      Thank you ho2cultcha for the love:)
    9. Hbloohm, 3 months ago
      Hello! I am looking into my ancestors and I believe this book could shed some light on my search. I would love to contact with you about this book.

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