Your grandfather, Vernon Fishtahler, is my husband's uncle!My husband's mother, Elizabeth, was the youngest child of Jacob Karl and your grandfather, Vernon, was the oldest child.
Do you know anything about Jacob Karl?His mother's name, his father's, from what part of Germany he immigrated?My mother-in-law says Bavaria.
Here's what I have on Elise Marie Adametz, Jacob Karl's wife.It's from her Social Security application.(I can send you a copy of it if you want.)
Her first name before immigrating was Elise.However, they misspelled it "Elsie" and that's what she was always called in the U.S. Elise Marie Adametz B.September 14, 1887 in Wartberg im Morztal, Steiermark (Styria), Austria D.January, 1975 in Detroit, Wayne Co. MI Father:Franz Adametz Mother:Therese Valentine