My name is Ray Lambrecht, my grandfather, George Lambrecht, was born in Pfeifer, Russia on July 12,1871.George was married to Kaderina Jacobs, also born in Pfeifer, Russia on October 4, 1871. In September of 1912, George and Kaderina traveled with their family from Pfeifer, Russia to Poland where they boarded a ship for England.After traveling for 30 days on another ship, they arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November 6, 1912.From there they traveled to Topeka, Kansas where they stayed until May 10, 1913. At this time they moved to Ovid, Colorado where they started farming. They retired from farming in 1934, moving to Sterling, Colorado where they lived until their deaths in 1956.They were parents to seven children.
My father, John Peter, the third child of George and Kaderina was born in Pfeifer, Russia on November 8, 1895. John Peter met Magdalena Hochnadel, who came from Schuck, Russia with her parents, arriving in America at Ellis Island on September 5, 1913.John and Magdalena were married in Sterling, Colorado on February 7, 1921. They were parents to ten children, George; Joseph, Albert; Rose; Florence; Mary Ann; Raymond; John Peter II; Edward James and Francis Xavier.
A Lambrecht family picnic is held every year in Sterling, Colorado on July 4th.All are welcome.