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 US declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917.
The Selective Service Act of 1917 was enacted one month later on May 18, 1917. It called for a draft to raise a million man army.Continue reading
We’ve been talking about Teply lifestyle from 1890 to 1917, what I called the generation of Frank and Anna Teply.
They certainly lived many years thereafter, but these are the years from their early 20s to their 50s.Continue reading