Pulskamp News

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

New Old Photo

Posted on August 24, 2008 - Filed Under Family history | Leave a Comment

Cousin Kenneth Art sent a lovely photo from his mom’s files. His mother, Emma Lee Pulskamp, was a twin and you can find some photos of her with her twin sister Anna Lee in the Pulskamp Gallery. (Click here to go directly to the gallery: Pulskamp Photo Gallery) Meanwhile, here is the photo he sent. […]

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Wonderful Weekend: World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps

Posted on August 7, 2008 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today, World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps | 3 Comments

The first photos of the World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps are in! Check out the photo gallery by clicking on the tab at the top of the page (Pulskamp Photo Gallery), which will take you to another page. Then click on the words “Pulskamp Photo Gallery” again on that page. That will take you […]

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Exciting Trip Home

Posted on August 6, 2008 - Filed Under Pulskamps Today, World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps | Leave a Comment

Well, we finally got home from the World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps. What an adventure! The weekend was incredibly wonderful! Awesome cousins! Great food! Fantastic weather! Super conversations! Photos, mementos, an awesome PowerPoint presentation by the German Pulskamps, and hayrides too! We got to visit the original Pulskamp farmstead, the current Pulskamp farms, Oldenburg, […]

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What Kind of Cousin Are You?

Posted on August 6, 2008 - Filed Under Pulskamps Today, World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps | 1 Comment

Generally, a cousin is a person who shares with you a common ancestor. Specifically, we use the word cousin to describe the children of your parents’ siblings (your aunts and uncles). That was not always the case. Prior to the Civil War, the term “cousin” referred to any relative or to friends and neighbors you […]

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Pulskamp in a Word

Posted on August 6, 2008 - Filed Under Pulskamps Today, World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps | Leave a Comment

At the World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps last week, (August 1-3, 2008) we had a large sheet of paper for folks to jot down a word or two that sums up the character of a Pulskamp. Below are the comments we received. * Unpredictable * Honest * World class * Integrity * Determined * […]

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Huge success!

Posted on August 3, 2008 - Filed Under Pulskamps Today, World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps | 1 Comment

The World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps was a huge success! About 220 Pulskamps participated! We talked and laughed and had a wonderful time. The food was great, the weather was perfect, and no one wanted to go home. We visited the original farm that the family bought in August of 1845 as well as […]

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