We lived in International Falls and spent time with John Traybert and Jerry Martin at houses out on 13 Mile Island.
THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH Born: 1887 Theodore poppke Died: 1962 Herbert Poppke (his son, b1921) 15 April 1984 18$9?-1907? Apprenticeship with Karl Albrech (Albrecht?) from age 1* to 20. In Lesowschtschisna?/Volhynia, Russia. 1907?-1910? At a sawmill?. This is where he met Looey Seiford (Seifert?)?. This might have been in Espovich/ Volhynia, Russia. See The Great Escape. […]
Hello, my Uncle Herbert Poppke (1921-2012) created short documents on different subjects and passed them around. The were all numbered in the upper left hand corner. This is 30-1. PDF scan is available on the link. Below is a text version. 30-1 Theodore Poppke Passenger List. H. Poppke, 20 Nov 1986 The Certificate of Arrival […]
Mercer, Turtle Lake, Mercer, McClusky, Farm, Denoff, Goodrich, Wing, Fairview Cemetery First stop was the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, south of Mercer. My g-g-grandparents are buried inside the fence and their son, my g-grandparents are in the foreground. Zion Lutheran Cemetery Turtle Lake Cemetery Turtle Lake Cemetery. Took a photo of my grandmother’s brother but forgot […]
We’ll start with my dad, David Poppke; he served right after WW II in coastal China. Pics of his ship at https://www.hullnumber.com/crew1.php?cm=LST-855. http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160855.htm https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmXoypizjW3WknFiJnKLwHCnL72vedxjQkDDP1mXWo6uco/wiki/USS_Kent_County_(LST-855).html