Kathi and Max

Main characters and family businesses

New Homeland Pennsylvania America Anton Tombach, master-builder in the service of the Elector-Archbishop of Cologne Andrew, also called Andy, his foster son Cathy, his wife, an Irish emigrant Sean, Cathy’s brother, Bradock, their fatherly friend […]

A boy wearing an "army coat"

Family business “Stübchen”

Rhineland, around 1813/14. Napoleon is defeated, his army hastily retreats, and in the Grand Duchy of Berg, the French officials run away, taking the Grand Duchy’s money with them. Grandma Limbach establishes the family business […]