Monthly Archives: March 2011

“Yukon” Koppelman

In the years I’ve been piecing the Koppelman story together, one mystery stood out: What became of John Henry Koppelman’s eldest son, John Herman Koppelman? Born on Christmas Eve, 1866, John Herman Koppelman was named after his grandfather, the family’s … Continue reading

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Julia Schwarz: “Remembering the knitting needle”

Julia Ella Schwarz (1909-1995), for whom my mother was named,  was the very youngest of my 16 Schwarz and Koppelman great-aunts and great-uncles. After all her brothers and sisters had married and set up their own homes, Julia was left … Continue reading

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Another Passing: William Lawrence Jr.

Thanks to Connie Milbourne for passing on this news. The Lawrences are on the Schwarz-Soeder side of the family, i.e., Katherine Schwarz Koppelman’s relations. WILLIAM LAWRENCE, JR. On January 27, 2011, William “Bill” Lawrence Jr. There will be a visitation … Continue reading

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