Contributed by Daniel Weber, another alert reader from the inscrutable Midwest. Originally from Konrad Heiden, "Der Fuehrer", Boston, 1944, p. 36. As quoted by William L. Shirer, "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, A History of Nazi Germany." Simon and Schuster, New York, 1960. Pg. 7.
On the mother's side, there was a certain stability. For four generations Klara Poelzl's family remained on peasant holding Number 37 in the village of Spital.