Isold my shop and in sorting through things, I found a bible possibly belonging to Ruth Oehler.
On the inside cover are three german poems?, taped to the cover, the next page is a glued page that says " A cousin of mine on the Schmidt side: Lina Mack, Untersdheffach, Kries Sahivabish Hall, Wurttenberg-Germany, another name on same page is: Mrs. William (marie) Hausler, Karlsrue, klauprecht Street 47, Germany.There is an arrow pointing to this name and a statement: Her mother a Kern born Schmidt, a cousin, address Fritz Kern, Unterashpach, Kreis Hall, Wurttenberg Germany.
Elise Kech Lausheim, Post- Grmmerlshofen, Baden Germnay Esther it Karl Stier krs Hall, Ester is a daughter of Mrs. Anna Heninger, Untershpach, Hall, Wurttenberg
on the next page is a paper taped and Says Old German Prayers taught us, by our mother and which she used on her death bed, Paulina Schmidt, Ruth Oehler
Ruth Catherina Schmidt was born in Mason City Iowa,june 4 1895, she married Arthur August Herman Oehler Sept 16 1914, he was born in Yellow Back, he was born may 7 1890.
His parents are Tobia Oehler and Albertina Ninneman, her parents are John Schmidt and Paulina Vogelbacker.
Children of Ruth and Arthur are Donald, Muriel whom married a Bunting,Raymond, Gerald, and Jeannette whom married a Ceser.
Johan Schmidt was born april 10, 1863 in Wurttenberg, and died may 11 1928.His wife Paulina Volgelbacker born Baden Germany June 8 1888, and died Nov 9 1955 in Ortonville Minn.
It also mentions Frederic G. Schmidt and says Helens death Aug 29, 1959. It also states that john Schmidt is the son of Simeon and Katherina Phillips.
Another passage has the information: Uncle Gus born Baden Germany dec 26 1867, Parents John and Notburger Hettig Vogelbacker, Gus 5th of 6 children, He was 1st one to come to America, Their mother killed by lightening, he was 9 yrs, 17 yrs old when he came over 1884 with Cousin Anthony Boma. Ursala Hedich mother of Notburga Hedich Vogelbacher Mother of Paulina Vogelbacher Schmidt mother of Ruth Schmidt Oehler mother of muriel Oehler Bunting, Jeanette Oehler Ceser and 3 sons.
The Oeler grandchildren are listed and so are the parents of Auther Oeler.
If there is an interest or connection to this family, you may email me for further info.