Martha (Lindemann) Schmidt and her Grandchildren (1913)

(Click the image to enlarge) Thank you to our cousin Sandra (Schmidt) Banwart of Algona, Iowa for this terrific photograph of Martha Elisabeth (Lindemann) Schmidt (1837-1923) (the wife of Conrad Jacob Schmidt, one of the original Schmidt immigrants to the West Bend, Iowa area) and twenty nine of her grandchildren! This picture was taken in […]

Congrats Cousins Lolla & Lilly Tenwalde!

Wow! Check out these amazing wooden speedsters built by cousins Lolla and Lilly Tenwalde. Lolla and Lilly were on the news because at the Putnam County (Ohio) Fair this week, Lolla’s car (pictured at top) won the Pinewood Derby for fastest car, while her sister Lilly’s car (pictured underneath) won the Pinewood Derby for best designed […]