Boettchers Come to Town (1895)

Boettcher Children (plus 1), LtoR, George, Ernest, Emma, Paula Bushing, Willie, Charley, Minnie
Boettcher Children (plus 1), LtoR, George, Ernest, Emma, Paula Bushing, Willie, Charley, Minnie

Carl Boettcher arrived in Alder in 1895. Carl was the brother-in-law of Henry Lutkens. Carl brought his wife and six children. Unfortunately, Carl’s wife died just two year later.

The family was living in a small shack and neighbors got together and built him a hewed cedar log house.

The Boettchers have been active part of the community since Carl came to town. Expect to see their name throughout this site.

Photos courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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Charley's pond — Charley on left in later years
Charley's pond — Charley on left in later years

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