Another photo taken on the farm includes my Grandmother
Grandfather Wesley Jacob Gegenheimer on the right.
out there can help me with the names of
the two folks on the left.
There is nothing that beats good
The story has been told that three brothers came to the USA
in the early 1800s. One settled in Indiana, another in Louisiana,
the the other in Iowa. Charles Frank father and my great great
grandfather (Charles Carl Gegenheimer) helped start the
clan. He farmed for many years near Oxford Iowa.
own some of the land near Oxford, where there
is a Gegenheimer
Charles Frank's son and my Grandfather Wesley Jacob
Gegenheimer drilled water wells
until an accident in the
late 1920s. He died during the depression.