- Hughes-Gore-Yaeger-Bartsch Families (624 KB)
Families originating in England, Germany, and Switzerland now living in various parts of the world including England, the US, and New Zealand
- Keller-Wagner-Bartolf and Other Families (1835 KB)
My German, Austro-Hungarian, US roots are reflected in my tree.The tree is an ever evolving bit of history for those who continue to grown on it.Each day brings more information, more relatives.Research is a wonderful, addictive pastime.
- Johann and Katharina(Schafer) Bartolf (88 KB)
Portrait in the possession of their grandson, Johann Kaiser.Johann Bartolf is the son of Andreas and Magdalena (Maas) Bartolf.
- The Wagner Family in 1931 (51 KB)
In the front row center are Adam and Elisabeth (Bartolf) Wagner.Around them are their daughters and their families.
- Elisabeth (Kalmann) and Martin Haibach (33 KB)
Elisabeth, the daughter of Mary and Heinrich Kalmann, was first married to Martin Haibach (their two sons, Henry and Martin are in photo with them) and then to Michael Kuntz.Elisabeth and Michael came to America after WWII.Elisabeth's two sons (USA) and Michael's one son (Canada) also settled in North America.
- Michael and Mary (Bartolf, Kalmann) Wagner (77 KB)
Mary is the daughter of Andreas and Magdalena (Maas) Bartolf.Michael is the brother of my grandfather, Adam Wagner.Portrait is owned by Mary's great nephew, Johann Kaiser.
- The Joseph Keller Family in 1934 (67 KB)
Celebrating the Confirmation of Elizabeth Keller DeGeorge are her parents, Mary and Joseph, and siblings Henry (oldest), Adam, and Rose Mary.
- Two Daughters of Michael Bartolf (99 KB)
Elisabeth Bartolf, who married Peter Fröhlich, and Margarethe Bartolf, who married Adalbert Lukács, and Margarethe's son, Bela.Elisabeth came to America and Margarethe remained in Semlak.
- Michael and Regina (Fehér) Bartolf (69 KB)
Michael is the son of Andreas and Magdalena (Maas) Bartolf.The portrait is owned by Michael's great nephew, Johann Kaiser.
- The Young Adam Wagner Family in 1910 (28 KB)
Adam and his wife, Elisabeth Bartolf, with their daughters Elisabeth (11) on left, Magdalena (8) on right, and Maria (13) in rear.
- Magdolna Maas Bartolf (70 KB)
The wife of Andreas and the mother of many children (three sets of twins).She was a weaver and we have pieces of her handiwork.
- Peter & Elisabeth (Fröhlich) Bartolf w/ Son, John (50 KB)
Peter is the son of Andreas and Magdalena (Maas) Bartolf.Peter's family settled in the US.
- The Young Joseph Keller Family in 1920 (37 KB)
Joseph with his wife, Maria Wagner, and their first two children, Henry (5) and Elizabeth (new-born).
- The Four Daughters of Elisabeth and Adam Wagner (102 KB)
Always so close.Always sharing recipes.Seeing one another weekly.Four sisters who loved one another.And loved their mother even more. Left to right: Magdalena, Katherine, Mother Elisabeth, Mary, Elisabeth.
- The Marriage Register (98 KB)
The recording of the marriage of Andreas Bartolf and Magdolna (Magdalena) Maas.
- Maria and Elisabeth Wagner, circa 1913-14 (59 KB)
Elisabeth, on the left, first married Joseph Stadler and then John Helldobler; Maria married Joseph Keller in 1914.
- Wedding of Henry and Katherine - 1931 (29 KB)
Katherine Wagner (daughter of Adam Wagner and Elisabeth Bartolf) and Henry Keller/Pinczés (son of Johann Pinczés and Katalin Szabo) on their Semlak wedding day.
- Michael Bartolf (42 KB)
Another photo of Michael Bartolf -- the son of Andreas and Magdalena (Maas) Bartolf.
- The Young Immigrants (24 KB)
Mother and Dad, Joe and Mary Keller, on the left.Next to them is Mike Wagner on another Semlaker; and then Katharine Wagner Graff (Mike's sister) and her husband Max Graff.Rochester, NY -- a place where many immigrants from Semlak, Hungary/Rumania congregated.
- Lew in Paris 1945 (41 KB)
Lewis Koehler, husband of cousin Elizabeth Holczimmer.Lew was in World War II.
- Elisabeth Bartolf Wagner (48 KB)
Elisabeth is a daughter of Andreas and Magdalena (Maas) Bartolf.She married Adam Wagner and bore 8 children -- 4 of whom lived.The eldest was my mother, Mary Wagner Keller.
- Small in Stature But Huge in the Hearts of Others (34 KB)
Adam Wagner and his beloved wife, Elisabeth Bartolf.
- Passport of Adam Wagner and Elisabetha Bartolf (1240 KB)
This was the last trip for my grandparents when they crossed the Atlantic for the last time--never to return to their beloved home in Semlak.The year was 1933.
- Beautiful Young Magdalena (47 KB)
Magdalena, one of the daughters of Andreas and Magdalena (Maas) Bartolf, married Michael Georg Wagner.She and her husband died at a very young age from TB, leaving children who died not long after.
- Joseph Keller & Maria Wagner in 1914 (84 KB)
The wedding photo of my mother and father.They were married in Harrisburg, PA, but followed the traditions of their Semlak heritage.Notice the flower and flowing ribbon on my father and the headpiece on my mother.I think they were beautiful!
- Evangelische (Lutheran) Church, Circa 1920s (1252 KB)
The church where my Lutheran ancestors were baptized and married in Semlak.
- Martin and Johann Bartolf as Soldiers (127 KB)
My grandmother was very proud of her two brothers, the sons of Andreas and Magdalena (Maas) Bartolf.
- Magdalena Wagner as a Bride in 1918 (50 KB)
Magdalena had her three sisters as her attendants when she married Stefan Holczimmer of Semlak.Maria is on the left, Elisabeth is on the right, and little Katherine is in the foreground.
- Mary Wagner Keller 1969 ~ My Heroine (803 KB)
My mother loved her new homeland for all of its beauty marks and warts--she felt that any place an American flag was displayed was a good place.
- Young Maria Bartolf (41 KB)
Maria, the daughter of Andreas and Magdalena (Maas) Bartolf, first married Heinrich Kalmann and then Michael Wagner.She and Michael immigrated to America after WWII.