I don't remember seeing any pictures of my Grandpa Blickhahn (my dad's dad) and not only was there pictures of him as an adult, but also as a 3 year old and as a teen. I really didn't remember my grandfather as I was 9 when he died. One of the greatest finds was a copy of a picture of my great-great-grandmother, Kunigunda Keller. Back in 1999, in an English class, I had to write an essay about someone in history I most admired. My essay was on Kunigunda Keller. I believed her to be a very strong woman. In 1871, during the Chicago Fire, she saved her one year old son, and then returned to save her feather bed. She was burned in her attempt as the bed caught fire. She and her husband Adam had 15 children. Kunigunda watched as six of her children died before their fifth year.
One thing that was interesting when looking at some of the pictures of my grandfather and dad, was how strong the family resemblance was between generations and between some of