Kirschke in Schlesien 1860s
My Grandfather was Paul Otto AlwinKIRSCHKE, born Oct. 1859 in Goldberg, Schlesien.Today this is called ZLOTORYJA, in Southern Poland.His Mother was a Baudisch, his Father possibly named Franz.After a divorce(?) Franz lived in Berlin and remarried.Later son Paul O.A. apprenticed in Berlin, "sneaking" out of Germany in about 1882, ending up in Milwaukee, Ohio and finally Texas ca. 1884-85.It had been said his Father sired two more sons.If there is more of this family today, I should like to find them.And would really like to find out about "Franz" Kirschke.I have NO info.
My brother has one son, a Navy Seal and he has one very young son.So, the name still survives in this line.My neice, a Kirschke, married a Kirschke (this is one for the record books).We have searched and searched but find NO connections.
My regards,Doris Kirschke Brown. . ..a Texan in Floridadkirschke@bellsouth.net