Category Archives: Naescher Genealogy

Boss, Nipp, Naescher, or Schaefers Relatives?

If you are researching descendants of Alois Nipp and Johanna Boss, John and Josephine Naescher, William Naescher and Caroline Nipp, Franciscus (Franz) Schaefers and Helena Leiffel, or John Schaefers and Caroline Nipp, then you may be interested in a Facebook … Continue reading

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Caroline Nipp and William Naescher

Photograph of Caroline Nipp (my great-grandmother) and William Naescher. This photo was recently sent to me by a third cousin.  Caroline Nipp was my great-grandmother and is pictured here with her first husband, William Naescher.  After his death she married … Continue reading

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Locating and Visiting the Grave of Sister M. Julitta

Earlier, in a series of six posts, I detailed the life of a great-aunt, Mary Catherine Naescher, who joined the Franciscan Nuns of Perpetual Adoration in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, and took the name Sister Mary Julitta. Records show she is buried … Continue reading

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Personal History of S. Julitta, Pt. 6 (Conclusion)

[Mary Naescher is invited to join the convent at Lacrosse, Wisconsin and starts her religious vocation.  She would serve as a Franciscan nun until her death in 1937.] We were allowed a week to get acquainted. Then we started school. … Continue reading

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Personal History of S. Julitta, Part 4

Loss of a mother and coping with changes … Two bright little girls [Johanna, b. 6 July 1889, and Caroline, b. 9 May 9, 1891] had been added to our family and during the Christmas vacation of 1892-1893 came a … Continue reading

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Personal History of Sister M. Julittta, Part 3

School days, a stepfather, and more loss of loved ones: When spring came we went back home, mother’s oldest brother accompanying her. It was a red-letter day when, with my new little dinner pail in one hand and Swinton’s Primer … Continue reading

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Personal History of Sister M. Julitta, Part 2

In this section, S. Julitta describes the birth of a younger sister shortly after the death of her father, and a bit about both sets of her grandparents: In the meantime father’s family, too, had arrived and settled about fourteen … Continue reading

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