This website is about our ancestors that
came to Oshkosh, Wisconsin in the late 1800's. They became known as HIGHHOLDERS.
There is information on over 300 surnames that
immigrated to Oshkosh from the Böhmerwald in Bohemia and
Bavaria. They came to America as early as 1850 and as late as1920 but
over 90% from 1880-1900.
This is one part of a multiple part web. In
this part you will find information on births, marriages,
churches, schools, employment,
photos and much, much
There is also information on the German
and Bohemian villages
that the immigrants came from, with pictures. And email and website links
to other researchers and other interesting