Charlemagne Charlemagne, in Latin Carolus Magnus (Charles the Great) (742-814), king of the Franks (768-814) and Emperor of the Romans (800-14), who led his Frankish armies to victory over numerous other peoples and established his rule in most of western and central Europe. He was the best-known and most influential king in Europe in the […]

History of Assumption Parish

[heading subtitle=””] History of Assumption Parish [/heading]   This material was taken from the Inventory of the Parish Archives of Louisiana, No. 4 Assumption Parish (Napoleonville), prepared by the Louisiana Historical Records Survey, Service Division, Works Projects Administration, sponsored by The Department of Archives, L.S.U., Dr. Edwin A. Davis, Archivist, and co-sponsored by the Assumption […]

Ohmer Surname Origin

OHMER surname origin By Gerard E. Ohmer – from his OHMER Genealogy book What does the OHMER name mean? from an agent derivative of Middle High German ?ame, ?ome ‘standard measure’, hence an occupational name for someone who checked and sealed weights and measures. (Öhmer): topographic name (mostly Swiss), for someone who lived or owned a farm in a wider, […]

Naturalization Papers of Tobias Ambre Ohmer

Naturalization Papers of Tobias Ambre OHMER 8 March, 1892 Transcribed by Joel A. Ohmer The United States of America State of Louisiana – Assumption Parish Before me, the undersigned  authority, personally came and appeared Tobias Ohmar, to me well-known, who upon  oath declared and said = I am over twenty-one years of age complete, having been […]

Tribute to the Memory of Nicholas Ohmer

Tribute To the Memory of Nicholas Ohmer (From the Dayton & Montgomery County Public Library – Taken from the scapbook of James O. Arnold) GIVEN BEFORE THE MEMBERS OF THE HISTORICAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Hon. N. H. Albaugh Unanimously Elected to Succeed to the Presidency With Mr. F. W. Ritter as Vice President    The Montgomery County Horticultural […]