A treasure trove of information from the family bible;
Greatgrandfather Carl Johan Paul Mielke, born July 4th, 1869 to Gotthilf and Pauline Mielke nee Lengert.
In 1894 (Carl Johan)Paul Mielke married Wilhelmine Auguste Spichalski.
Carl Hugo Paul, born 10 september 1895, died on Christmas day, 1900.
Paul Emil Adolf, my grandfather, born 17 october 1896 Posen, Germany.( Died 14 march 1989.)
Else Emma Eliesabeth, born 19 january 1899 Posen, Germany.
Edmund Ernst, born 4 april 1901 Posen, Germany. Died 9 october 1933.
Erna Ericka, born 12 november 1902, Neuzolle, Brandenburg, Germany.
Emma Eliesabeth, born 24 september 1905, Merrill, Wisconsin.
Emil Karl, born october 1 1908, Merrill, Wisconsin.
In 1902 Paul and Auguste sold their real estate and in 1903 emmigrated to United States, Wisconsin, Lincoln County, Merrill.
Wilhelmine Auguste Spichalski Mielke died 11 september, 1934.
On 21 september 1939, Carl johan Paul married the widow Mrs. Pauline Bieber nee Ulrich.