Tag Senff

1929 – Christmas hunting and gifts

In 1929, the Senff family gathered for Christmas at their farm on 6th Rd, in the southeast corner of German township. The ladies posed with their gifts, which included a coffee pot, and the men posed with their catch, a… Continue Reading →

1906: Senff log cabin

A small collection of photos was recently gifted to this author from a second cousin, and it includes a terrific picture of my great-great-grandparents’ in front of their log cabin. I’ve occasionally remarked that Historic Bremen has no photos of… Continue Reading →

1902: Ben Shaffer gets Bremen some artillery

Through the efforts of Bremen’s Grand Army of the Republic post (Civil War vets), led by Ben Shaffer, Bremen got its cannon for the cemetery in 1902. Click on any image to view a larger version. Benjamin Shaffer (1844-1912) had… Continue Reading →

Doc Schlosser’s memories

Dr. Walter K Schlosser (1888-1973 – obituary) grew up on a farm in German township, studied medicine at Indiana University, and spent most of his career as a part-time surgeon and a full-time chemist and manager at the Schlosser Brothers… Continue Reading →

Our header backgrounds

The photos we use as revolving backgrounds for the header of this site…. Click any image to display a slide show.

Senff family photo album

Here is a huge album of photos handed down thru the Senff family. It includes Shaffer, Redman, Anglemyer, and a few other German township families.

Mystery: who are these fellows?

In this photo from about 1915, some Senff boys, Albert boys, Swanks, Motzes, a Hochstetler, a Stine, and a Redman can be found, all from southeast part of German township. Can you identify any of the other boys and young… Continue Reading →

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