Month: October 2015

Wends Draw Strength From Their Heritage: Harsh German economy, orders to conform, prompted migration to Texas in 1854

This article by David McLemore first appeared in the Dallas Morning News, Sunday, October 16, 1983. Note: A handful (35) of Wends migrated to Texas in 1853. -0- SERBIN. Texas – Laverne Gersch doesn’t have to search for her ancestral roots. They’re all around her. As she drives along dusty Lee County back roads near …

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