Let the Singing Begin

Hello dear ones! Ever since I was a little girl, I've been fascinated with treasures from the past. As I studied old sepia wedding photos of my great grandparents, examined the details in my third great-grandmother’s cross stitch sampler, and ran my fingers over the bronzed high button baby shoes that belonged to my great-grandmother, … Continue reading Let the Singing Begin

Wilhelmina Bremer

Wilhelmine Caroline Amalie Bremer was born April 26, 1849, in Heinade, Germany. In the United States her given name of Wilhelmine became Wilhelmina and throughout her life was often shortened to Minna. Wilhelmina’s parents, both German-born, were Friedrich Wilhelm Bremer and Friederike Wilhelmine Müller. Heinade is located in the Holzminden district of Lower Saxony. Holzminden lies within the … Continue reading Wilhelmina Bremer