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

A New Pulskamp Connection

Posted on August 8, 2015 - Filed Under Family history | Leave a Comment

I have recently been in contact with a descendent of a sister of Frederika Schaefer Pulskamp we did not know about. Mary Elizabeth Pulskamp, in her book about the Pulskamp family, lists Frederika Louise Schaefer, wife of Henry Theodore John Pulskamp, having two sisters and a brother: Anna Maria, Maria Agnes, and Louis. It turns […]

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Long Lost Cousins

Posted on June 7, 2013 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today | 1 Comment

On Thursday, June 6, 2013, I drove to Tell City, Indiana to meet with some of the descendents of Catherine Pulskamp Dickman and Anton Dickman. I am guessing that descendents of Catherine and descendents of her three brothers had not seen or met each other in 100 years or more! It was really fun. The […]

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Posted on December 18, 2010 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today | Leave a Comment

Clarence Dickman, Jr., 86 I received a letter on December 17, my Dad’s birthday, from the daughter of Junior Dickman. I had corresponded with him regarding the Dickman side of our family and am very sorry I was not able to meet him in person. The weekend we had our World Wide Gathering of the […]

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From the Valley City Times Record, Valley City, North Dakota

Posted on July 10, 2010 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Sister is last link to story of war Tuesday, 06 July 2010 Is final survivor of Nazi incarceration By Paul Riemerman Staff writer Maryvale Sister Eloise Marie Pulskamp has become the last surviving member of a group of seven nuns from The Sisters of Mary of the Presentation who survived incarceration in a Nazi concentration […]

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Story about Joseph Pfister, friend of the Pulskamp Family in Celina

Posted on June 29, 2010 - Filed Under Family history | 6 Comments

Cousin Daniel Hart wrote recently to tell me about the loss of his mother, Mary Bea Kohnen, granddaughter of J. Henry Pulskamp. She died June 9th 2010 and left Daniel and his siblings with some wonderful pieces of the Pulskamp history. One piece he is sharing with us is the a story from a 1978 […]

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John B. Pulskamp and Rose Pulskamp

Posted on April 28, 2010 - Filed Under Family history | 5 Comments

I came across a 1902 Cincinnati City Directory listing the following, and wonder if anyone can clarify for me who these folks are: Edw. H. Pulskamp, draftsman, 507 E. Pearl res. St. Bernard George H. Pulskamp, printer, h. 427 Woodward Henry, elev man, h. 427 Woodward John B. Pulskamp, candymkr, h. 1355 Pendleton Rose Pulskamp, […]

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Update on the Original Farmstead

Posted on November 6, 2009 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today | Leave a Comment

Those of you who were able to attend the World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps (August 1-3, 2008) probably got a chance to visit the original Pulskamp farmstead. This is the property which Herman H. Pulskamp bought in Indiana just weeks after landing in America. The property was for sale in 2008 and my second […]

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One Less Pulskamp

Posted on November 5, 2009 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today | 2 Comments

My father’s cousin, Raymond “Footsie” Pulskamp died recently in Cincinnati. In this photo, Raymond is on the left. The photo was probably taken during a visit to Cincinnati by my Dad’s family but could have been sent to his family from the Cincinnati family. PULSKAMP, Raymond PULSKAMP Raymond “Footsie” Loving devoted partner for 27yrs. of […]

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A Very Precious Find

Posted on October 8, 2009 - Filed Under Family history | 2 Comments

This afternoon my Mom gave me an old ledger book she found among my aunt’s papers. The book belonged to my grandfather, Henry John Pulskamp, starting in 1918.  The first page includes a little table of contents, listing a number of interesting things in it, including a collection of Odd Information starting on page 35. […]

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Some photos of my Dad’s family

Posted on September 3, 2009 - Filed Under Family history | Leave a Comment

I heard that my aunt had thrown out all the photos when she cleaned the house after Grandma Agnes Pulskamp died so I was surprised to find these two photos from my Dad’s childhood. The kids are John Joseph Pulskamp (my Dad), Thomas H. Pulskamp, and Anna Mary Pulskamp. Pretty cute kids, if you ask […]

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