Barbara Stackler

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1894. Barbara Stackler

1920. GrandmaLoni

1940. Joe and Loni

1968. Whitaker





4_Joe_Loni Family


Barbara Stackler (1894-1973)

HER PARENTS.    Stackler Tree 1879

MARRIAGE She married Gus Wurth in 1915 in Hemsbach, Germany.

IMMIGRATION.  Grandma Barbara Stackler Wurth immigrated from Germany with her husband and their two daughters in 1923."Coming to America"

By 1926, They had built and were living in a new house.
The family portrait below was probably taken around 1928.
Barbara was the only one in her family to come to the U.S.
Gus Wurth had six other brothers and sisters who came to the United States.


Look here.
for Barbara 's middle name and
the old sewing machine from Roosevelt Ave.



Uncle Franz was a skilled cabinet maker. He came to America to visit his sister, Barbara. I remember the visit. He brought a very special present for his sister's grandchildren. He made us a big rocking horse that we named Rusty. We all had years of fun with that horse.

1100 Jahre Nieder-Liebersbach (877--1977) This book that was given to us by his son, Fritz when Loni visited there in the 1980's. From it we learned that Franz Josef was the Burgermeister 1946--1948. There is other interesting material in that book, including Franz Josef's accomplishments at that time.