Reunion of the Descendants of Wolf and Franziska von Bibra

Thursday, July 27 through Saturday, July 29, 2006

Brennhausen, Germany with trips to Bibra, Irmelshausen and Waltershausen (?)

These Waltershausen pages are an appendix to the American Bibra Reunion which includes all descendants of Carl Ernst von Bibra and Caroline Sartorius von Waltershausen.

Held July 27, 28, and 29, 2006 at Wolf’s family home, Brennhausen, Germany.

View art by Wolf von Bibra
View Art by C. v. Bibra and M. v. Bibra
Read excerpts from The von Bibra Story

Download family chart

Portrait of Wolf von Bibra’s grandfather: Friedrich Philipp Ludwig von Bibra

Portrait of Wolf
von Bibra’s father: Carl Ernst Eugen von Bibra

Wedding photo

Photo probably taken about time of wedding

Wolf in 1890

Wolf and one of his daughters

Young Malou ?

Annie & Malou
Young Malou

Self Portrait of Wolf von Bibra


Anne Sutton’s card sent to aunts in Germany

Photo of Malou (or possibly Anne) in New Jersey

Malou Bauer

Drawing  of Anne Sutton by Wolf

Carl J. von Bibra in 1910 in New Jersey at age 13

Labeled “Annchen”
Anne Sutton

Malou Bauer at Brennhausen

Carl J von Bibra in 1931 at father-in-laws, Percy Thompson, home 11th Ave in Los Angeles
Carl J. with mother, wife
Carl J with mother
Carl J. with mother and sister Malou (?)
Josephine & Lolo c. 1931-2
The four aunts: Renate Schraudenbach, Josephine v. Bibra, Lolo, and Leonie

Notes on Franciska homes in California

Franciska von Bibra in California

moved to California Jan 18, 1920, leaving Wolf in New Jersey

On Jan. 25, 1925 her children

Carl lived in South Pasadena
Annie in Colorado
Marie Louise in Elmhurst 

Jan 17, 1923 4015 North Griffin Ave, Los Angeles down the street from where she lived another time (4521 Mosher behind house her grand daughter lived many decades later)

Jan 19, 1925 lived at 1736 Meridian Ave, So Pasadena
no such address today, probably 1732 which has “1734” on house see below
Property Type:Single Family Residential
Region / Cluster:05 / 05145
Tax Rate Area (TRA):09030
View Assessor Map 2,913
Year Build / Effective Year Built:1924 / 1950
Bedrooms / Bathrooms4 / 3

    I am told Carl and Paul Barton  built a duplex at 1734-36 Meridian.

I believe that Franseska lived with Malu when she died at 4521 Mosher Ave LA

1/26/34 death

Notes on Carl & Edith’s homes in California

Carl & Edith

After college Carl worked in Martinez CA at Shell Refinery 1920 census, married 1923

They built 722 Garfield South Pasadena in 1924, lived there at least in 1929, sold in early 30’s ?

1930 433 Via Almar, ?Lomita Township?, Los Angeles County, CA for Census end of year
This appears to be 433 VIA ALMAR
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274 which was built in 1928

Germany 1931 ??

Belmont Shores, Long Beach, beach house on sandbar between Alameda Bay and Ocean March 10, 1933 earthquake, still there near Long Beach

1744 Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Estates a couple miles south west from the Via Almar house (Conrad started preschool)

about 1935 moved to 248 S. Van Ness Ave at 3rd Street. (Conrad kindergarten & 1st grade at Third Street Grammar School) House was leased

ending in 1940 Los Angeles 1815 Benedict Canyon (rented)

1940 moved to 1225 Angelo