And something I played a lot with when I was a child. The lego brick – On January 28, 1958 the danish toy company LEGO registers a patent for the brick in its today’s form.
And on my family tree we have a sad event for today.
On January 28, 1815 my 5th great grandfather Franz Friedrich SCHAPER, a day labourer died in Mustin, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
The churchbook entry states “diarrhea” as cause of death.
I don’t know a lot more about him. According to his age given in the entry he was born abt. 1739 .
So far I only found one child, my 4th great grandfather. And unfortunately in those old church book entries wives and mothers haven’t always been mentioned. Which means, I don’t have a name for his wife. I just know she died before him, since he is given as “widower”.
Franz got laid to rest in Mustin on February 1, 1815.