We’ve taken a look at an era of Teply families, from Frank Teply’s birth in 1865 and arrival in America in 1867 as a child to Ben Teply’s early death in 1925.Continue reading
Ben and Anna Teply moved onto the Alexa farm in January 1921. Why?
It’s a story of neighbors, family conflict and lawsuits. Let’s take a look.Continue reading
It’s January 1919. Ben Teply is just home from the war.
Anna Kloppenberg is working as a domestic.
Let’s get married.Continue reading
St. John’s Catholic Church and Cemetery in Hanover witnessed the life events of our grandparents from the 1870s through the 1950s.Continue reading
Let’s take a look at Anna Kloppenberg’s parents – Ignatz Kloppenberg and Anna Ross.Continue reading
We’ve just read Anna’s own words in the last post. Let’s fill in a few details about her early life.Continue reading
We have a guest author for this post – Anna Kloppenberg Teply Mengers (1G).
This article is copied from “The Kloppenberg / Overwald Family History”, by Ed Kloppenberg.
The article was written in December 1992. I suspect it was really written by Alice Teply Karr, Anna’s daughter.Continue reading
The Armistice occurred on November 11, 1918.
By the end of November, the army had refocused its mission:
- The army in Europe was now an army of occupation
- A major demobilization was begun to return the troops to civilian life.
At 0830 on the morning of November 11, word was received at 89th Division headquarters that an armistice would go into effect at 1100 and that all firing should cease at that time.Continue reading