Month: May 2019

Emil Poeter Newark Businessman

Emil Poeter was a machinist by trade and a well-respected businessman who made his name in Newark as co-owner of the Newark Purse Frame Co., which manufactured fancy metal goods including purse frames that it sold to the makers of pocketbooks. The company started out in 1889 operating at 320 Market St. before moving to the corner of Lawrence and…

Finding Three Family Branches

Kevin Griffin with his wife Rose recently visited the graves of three branches of his family: Volz, Vollmer and Biebel buried in WC.