GAGHACon 2018: Australisches Deutschtum
17 August 2018 09:00 to 19 August 2018 17:00 (Australia/Adelaide)
University of Adelaide,
- Rachel Croucher
- 18 August 2018 10:10
- Margaret Murray Room
I was recently commissioned “to quickly delve” into a friend’s family tree because she knew “nothing useful” and wanted some stories of her Irish heritage to share with her growing brood of grandchildren. I soon learned her grandmother’s maiden name was "Fischer with a -C." This immediately fired up the German-speaking part of my brain. Further investigation revealed my friend's grandmother was one Augustina Wilhelmina Driemel, and not the Mary Murphy I had envisaged. She excitedly called her si...