Pulskamp News

Family History, News, and Plans for the World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps August 1-3, 2008

Mary Klei Pulskamp Photo

Posted on January 31, 2008 - Filed Under Family history | Leave a Comment

In the 1925 memorial booklet for the 75th anniversary of St. Paul Church, the various parish groups are listed. Among the groups is the St. Paula Married Ladies Society. This group posed for a photo and Mary Pulskamp is listed as the society’s treasurer. She is shown in the back row of the photo, second […]

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St. Paul Anniversary

Posted on January 31, 2008 - Filed Under Family history | Leave a Comment

Among the books that my Mom has put into my custody is a booklet created in 1925 to celebrate the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the building of the Church of St. Paul, Twelfth and Spring Streets, Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the parish my grandfather, Henry John Pulskamp, grew up in. It seems that someone, perhaps my […]

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Vas You Ever In Zinzinnati?

Posted on January 31, 2008 - Filed Under Family history | Leave a Comment

As my Mom is cleaning out the museum room (It’s like a walk-in attic; a large unfinished room upstairs in her house where boxes of stuff have been stored for years) she has given me a variety of old books, which I will report on occasionally. This is one of those books. Given to my […]

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Winter at the Old Homestead

Posted on January 21, 2008 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today | 1 Comment

Cousin Melvin Pulskamp, with help from his son Aaron, sent some great photos of St. Mary-on-the-Rock, where the earliest American Pulskamps worshipped and are buried, and the old homestead. Mel is, evidently, an excellent photographer! You can find the photos in the Pulskamp Photo Gallery, or download theĀ  Microsoft PowerPoint presentation by clicking on the […]

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Ken Pulskamp, Family History

Posted on January 16, 2008 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today | 2 Comments

Ken Pulskamp, city manager for Santa Clarita, California, is featured in a story that you can find at KTHS Radio AM 1220. I have not heard from Ken directly, but will try again to connect with him. He is my fourth cousin, descended from the oldest son. It seems that he attended school in San […]

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Christmas at Grandma’s

Posted on January 8, 2008 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today | Leave a Comment

Each Christmas everyone in our extended family (including those we’ve “adopted”) tries their best to make it over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house. It is always a fantastic and chaotic party! There is always lots of food and even more great friends and family to visit with. There’s always some new […]

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First Registrations are in!

Posted on January 8, 2008 - Filed Under World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps | Leave a Comment

We have received our first registration for the World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps! Hooray! If you misplaced your form or need me to send forms to other family members, just drop me an email or click the comment button below (Comments are not public unless I release them. I will never release a comment […]

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Epiphany Traditions

Posted on January 3, 2008 - Filed Under Family history, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment

Epiphany has been our family’s favorite celebration for about twenty years now. Every year, on January 6th, we invite all our friends and relatives to our house to celebrate the 12th night of Christmas. We eat too much and laugh a lot. Everyone is invited to bring a gift for a poor homeless child in […]

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