On the back she wrote: “Zur Erinnerung des Jahres 1910 19/6” [To Remember June 19, 1910]. Lisi was 22 about to turn 23. Did she give a copy of this photo to Josef to remember her as he went on his itinerant carpentry work?
|Samuel Ebner (rear) Family:|
L-R Maria, Elisabetha (nee Eder),
Elisabetha, aka Lisi, my grandmother
This second photo is the earliest I have of my grandmother, posing with her father, Samuel Ebner, mother, also named Elisabetha, and older sister, Maria, born February 2, 1882. My grandmother is the little girl on the right, about six, so the date of the photo must be about 1893, (Lisi was born July 30, 1887).
When my brothers and I went on a roots-finding mission to Romania in 2007, we found out just how often.