Pulskamp News

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

Long Lost Cousins

Posted on June 7, 2013 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today | Leave a 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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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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Wedding in Germany

Posted on September 1, 2009 - Filed Under Pulskamps Today | Leave a Comment

News from Ettlingen! Karin Pulskamp, daughter of Georg and Elfreida and sister of Birgit, got married  to Carsten, her long-time boyfriend. Following the custom in Germany, they got married in a register office in Ettlingen on the 20th of July, and on the 25th of July there was the church wedding with a great celebration […]

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My Daughter’s Wedding

Posted on February 19, 2009 - Filed Under Pulskamps Today | Leave a Comment

Our youngest child, Rebecca, got married at our home on Saturday, September 27, 2008. This photo is our favorite one. Rebecca designed and made her dress and made the skirt for Jennifer and a similar one for her new sister-in-law. (Not shown in this photo.) Photo shows our son Benjamin on the left, his wife […]

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The Pulskamp Poll 2008

Posted on December 1, 2008 - Filed Under Family history, Pulskamps Today, World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps | 1 Comment

As you may recall, if you were at the World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps, Birgit Pulskamp from Germany gave us a little poll to fill out. The following are the results of that poll. I don’t know how many Pulskamps completed the form, but it provides an interesting bit of information about our wonderful […]

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Note from Jerry Pulskamp: Can you help?

Posted on October 10, 2008 - Filed Under Pulskamps Today, World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps | 1 Comment

Hi Ellen, Hope your world is back to normal, whatever that is. We still find ourselves taking about the reunion, whether people want to hear about it or not. It was fantastic! I have a problem. I’m trying to track down an aunt and her children. My dad was the son of Edward and Elizabeth […]

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Email and Link to Photos from the World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps

Posted on September 3, 2008 - Filed Under Pulskamps Today, World Wide Gathering of the Pulskamps | Leave a Comment

I received the email below and publish it here with permission: Hello Pulskamps!! Just a note to send all of you links to my “Picasa” albums page where I have 3 albums of photos from the recent Pulskamp World Reunion, each corresponding to a different aspect of our visit.  Now don’t get too excited.  You […]

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