So far this is was I have on my mom's side of the family:
Emil Baumgartner Born: 6/20/1855 Died: Summer of 1915 Parents: Jocab & Elise Kohler Baumgartner of Souperswyl, Switzerland. Married: Lena Moser
Children:(they had 8 children together) 1.) Bertha Marie...12/19/1880-3/8/1974 2.) Laura Pauline...12/26/1881-4/20/1973 3.) Emil Oliver...10/9/1883-12/8/1973 4.) Leah Elise...2/20/1885-6/17/19 5.) Joel Jacob...6/26/1886-9/1/1887 6.) Lydia Aline...9/9/1887(I don't have a death date) 7.) Ernest Werner...9/10/1889-6/27/1949 8.) Samuel Frederick...5/8/1892-5/8/1892 ***After Lena Moser died, Emil Baumgartner re-married to a lady named: Marianne Meyer Zuercher about 1900 & had 1 son: Edwin Emil...2/20/1901-7/26/1983(this is my great grandfather) *****Edwin Emil Baumgartner***** Married Viola Emma Tuttle on: 5/20/1925 They moved to California from Fort Wayne, Indiana around 1950. (They had 3 children)
Children: 1.) Walter Edwin...7/25/1927-still living (my grandfather) 2.) Violet Ann...5/19/1929-still living 3.) Grace Marie...2/18/1931-still living
*****Walter Edwin Baumgartner***** Married Margaret Ethelyn Sturm on: 9/18/1948 (They had two children) ***Margaret died on: 11/23/1991, Walter re-married to Dorothy Singley within the past few years or so.
Children: 1.) Steven Dale...5/17/1949-still living(my uncle) 2.) Carol Ann...2/9/1956-still living (my mother) *****Carol Ann Baumgartner***** Married Terry Lee Raney on: 2/19/1980 (Had 1 daughter)
Child: Brenda Lee...3/23/1980-still living (me)
Does anyone out there have any of the first eight children of Lena and Emil Baumgartner anywhere in their family lines? You can e-mail me at: snufflesBL@yahoo.com if you'd like. Sincerely, ~Brenda Raney