My great-great grandfather Henry Baack, Sr. From Germany to New Orleans to Clayton, IA to Carthage, SD.
Oscar Onken and Henry Baack.
“It looks as if they mean it. They have got enough bottles and a jug standing around but the worst of it is they are empty.” – Mrs. Baack, to Mrs. Oscar Onken
In 1880 Henry Baack (#6 below) was 33 years old and listed as a saloon keeper.
Henry Baack, Jr.
Henry Baack, Jr. and family, clockwise from left: Minna, Bill, Anne, wife Mary, Reika.
Children from left: Anne, Reika, Minna, Bill, c. 1913.
Reika, Anne, Minna
Anne, Minna, Reika
Henry and Mary
Minna, my grandmother. “Non”.
Hobart McNames, Reika’s husband, with Minna and Robert and Reika.
Wilbur, Hobart, and Robert, Rush Lake c. 1948.
“Wet feet. Pushed off the dock by Janet Marie”
Janet Marie, my mother.