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My name is Emily Lemming and I started this site.
This site was created using MyHeritage.com. This is a great system that allows anyone like you and me to create a private site for their family, build their family tree and share family photos. If you have any comments or feedback about this site, please click here to contact me.
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The site was last updated on Mar 1 2015, and it currently has 30 registered member(s). If you wish to become a member too, please click here.   Enjoy!

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Mar 01, 2015
Emily Lemming invited Janice Susan Ullery to the site.
Feb 25, 2015
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Feb 23, 2015
Emily Lemming updated the details of Maria Caroline (Caroline/Cary) Hardewig (born Rauf) in family tree scherra-rauf
Jan 29, 2015
Emily Lemming published a new version of the scherra-rauf family tree from the Family Tree Builder
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Emily Lemming updated the details of Maria Wilhelmina "Minnie" Rauf (born Meyer) in family tree scherra-rauf
Jan 26, 2015
Emily Lemming published a new version of the scherra-rauf family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Jan 25, 2015
Emily Lemming updated the details of <Private> Rauf in family tree scherra-rauf
Jan 21, 2015
Emily Lemming updated the details of <Private> Anderson (born Torline) , Charles Torline , Betty Trimpe , Gemma Trenkamp (born Torline) and 5 other people in family tree scherra-rauf
Emily Lemming published a new version of the scherra-rauf family tree from the Family Tree Builder
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Jan 14, 2015
Emily Lemming published a new version of the scherra-rauf family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Emily Lemming added the photo Wedding of August Gerhard Rauf and Maria Geers to album Family photos
 
Jan 11, 2015
Matthias Börger updated his profile.
Jan 08, 2015
Emily Lemming published a new version of the scherra-rauf family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Dec 31, 2014
Emily Lemming published a new version of the scherra-rauf family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Emily Lemming added the photo Theodor Rauf to album Family photos
 
Dec 28, 2014
Emily Lemming published a new version of the scherra-rauf family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Dec 27, 2014
Julie Marie Lemming commented on event 17th wedding anniversary of Nicholas Richard Lemming and Julie Marie Carr:
 So nice to meet you, Matthias! Thank you for the anniversary greeting. We celebrate 17 years today. Our family email is: julielemming@cinergymetro.net. We hope to hear from you. Hope you are well, Julie Lemming 
Dec 26, 2014
Emily Lemming published a new version of the scherra-rauf family tree from the Family Tree Builder
Dec 23, 2014
Emily Lemming published a new version of the scherra-rauf family tree from the Family Tree Builder
 
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Family memories:The Meeting of August Rauf and Minnie Meyer
Posted by: Emily Lemming on Dec 23 2008 16:22
According to stories passed down by family members (in particular Claire Henry, youngest daughter of August and Minnie Rauf, and Phyllis Scherra, a grandduaghter), August and Minnie met on the ship as they traveled from Germany to the USA. However, according to the passenger lists of two different ships traveling from Bremen, Germany to Baltimore, Maryland, an August Rauf and a Minnie Meyer were passengers on different ships that arrived in Baltimore within 4 days of each other in early May, 1888. Consequently, it may be more likely that August and Minnie met just before leaving Bremen, Germany or just after arriving in Baltimore, Maryland, assuming they did not know each other in Hanover, Germany prior to their travels.
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Family stories:The Career Development of Claire (Henry), by Peggy R. Henry, Dec. 10, 1991, ED 636
Posted by: Emily Lemming on Dec 23 2008 15:55

Clarie is an 85 year old white female who was born on May 4th, 1906. She was the youngest child in her family and had seven older brothers and sisters. There was a fifteen year age span between Claire and her eldest sibling. Her father, who was orphaned at age fourteen, worked for the C&O Railroad as a foreman for the car cleaners. Her mother was a housewife who stayed home to care for their eight children. Claire's parents were immigrants from Germany who came over on the same boat. She never knew any of her grandparents because they stayed in Germany and her parents did not speak of them very often.

My subject was raised in Covington, Kentucky in a predominately German/Catholic neighborhood. It was a working class community with many people employed in factories. Claire reported that her neighborhood was considered middle-class where everybody went to church on Sundays and most people attended the same parish school. Her neighbors all worked and it was expected tha...

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