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A Narrative History and Genealogy of Libbie Hoffman and Wilhelm Dingfelder
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A book written for descendants of Wilhelm Dingfelder and Elisabeth Hoffman, with much historical information on 19th-century German and American cultures. All persons interested in German emigration,... More > but particularly those who bear the name Dingfelder, whether gentile or Jewish, will find much of interest regarding origins and meaning of the surname.< Less
Heartbreak at Dawson City: Historial Novel Based on the Life of Nelson A. Soggs
A story based on the life of Nelson A. Soggs. He goes from Columbus, PA to a far away land called the Klondike. He left a legacy that has enticed the writer to do years of in-depth research to bring... More > his story to life. In one aspect he was a very successful jeweler, but personally he saw heartbreak after heartbreak. He made his way to the Yukon during the gold rush of 1897, spent a few ungodly winters there, trudged through knee-high mud of the streets and built a jewelry store and house made of logs at Dawson City. He tragically lost his wife the first winter after her arrival, after traveling so far to be with her husband. He was one of many unknown and unsung people who helped to put a face on what made America great. Nelson, as well as his inventor father, Henry Soggs, will finally receive recognition for their enduring marks on the pages of history.< Less