John and Eleanor
John and Eleanor work as a team with John taking the lead in Germanna
research. When traveling, they each carry a camera and the photos are about
equally divided between them.
John published Beyond Germanna for fifteen years and contributed
a major number of the articles based on his own research. Eleanor helped
publish this by editing, folding, stamping, and licking envelopes. This was
a hobby, not a business, but it was necessary to charge for it to recover
some the considerable expenses involved.
John also writes a daily column (with a few interruptions) on the Internet
about Gemanna which is distributed by RootsWeb. Copies of these notes are
available in two on-line archives (see the page of links to external sources).
Access to these archives is free.
The travels and the photography of John and Eleanor are a team effort.
It is their dream to do more visiting and photographing. If you are curious
as to what John and Eleanor look like, there are two photographs from their
Here is John drinking from the source of the Sieg River about thirty miles
east of Siegen. The water seemed to be good for the health of Rev. Haeger
so John thought he would try it.
Eleanor had some misadventures and had to spend some time behind the bars.
It was safe as she could always go down to the dungeon and sleep on the rack.