contents ©2016 by Harold Pfohl


Note:  Lueders & Lueder are all descended from Lüders.

-Children of William and Augusta Lueder: Edgar, Elda, Viola (Graese), Cordelia (Pfohl), Gerald, and Harold.

-Marion Lueder (widow of Harold Lueder, and herself a descendant of Johann and Wilhelmina Lüders, Jr.)

-Marcella Lueder (daughter of Edgar Lueder)

-Carol Neuer (Nieman descendant)

-Ann Nieman (wife of Arnold Nieman)

-Gilbert Nieman

-Dorothy Eddy (Nieman descendant)

-William Fromm of West Bend, Wisconsin

-John Fromm of Mequon, Wisconsin

-Geraldine Schwarz (Fromm descendant)

-Elaine Schieble (Lüder descendant)

-Franklin & Sylvia Krueger (Sylvia is a Lueder descendant)


-Dr. Robert Teske, Director of the Milwaukee County Historical Society for his encouragement in proceeding with a book from an exhibition in Cedarburg in 1993, and for his support in creating the exhibition at the Historical Society for which this book is a companion piece.

-Dr. Joseph Salmons, former Director, the Max Kade Institute at the University of Wisconsin, and his associate, Mary Devitt, for their advice, guidance, editorial support and encouragement in making the book a reality, and for their enthusiastic interest in the experience of the German farming immigrant community.

-Hope Metcalf for her many hours of editing and proofing.

-Eileen Lavine for her editing and suggestions

Books & Records

-Historical photos courtesy of Edw. Rappold

-“A History of Modern Germany, 1840-1945,” by Hajo Holburn

-“A Short History of Germany,” by E. F. Henderson

-1902 “Encyclopedia Britannica,” 1911 edition

-“von Spruner’s Historische Atlas, Mittelalter und Neue Zeit,” 1880

-“The Complete Geography,” 1889

-“Deutschland,” Hallwag, 1993

– David Rumsey Map Collection –