This branch of the Austrian Hesch family is descended from Johann Hesch and his wife Marya (Schlinz) Hesch, who came to America from Oberschlagles, Bohemia with three sons: Paul, Mathias, and Anton. +++Johann & Marya settled in Buffalo County, Wisconsin but moved to Pierz, Mn in about 1885. .+++Mathias settled in Waumandee, Wisconsin and moved to Pierz in 1911. +++Anton never married but farmed with his dad in Agram Township, where he died in 1911.+++And Paul, my great grandfather, settled five miles away, in Buckman, Minnesota. He died there in 1900.

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Saturday, April 6, 2013

Another picture ☺

A picture from the early 1960s of grandparents Lizzy and Anton Hesch.  We've mentioned grandpa's hands before, but wow, look, they really WERE like a bunch of bananas.  That little piggy had security.  
Really, isn't this the way you remember them?

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