Valentine Wedding

On Valentine’s Day, 1886, Rev. C.F.W. Walther united Rev. John Jacob Trinklein and Sarah Buenger in marriage in St. Louis, Missouri.  In doing so, Rev. Walther was officiating at the wedding of his niece, the daughter of his wife’s brother, Herman Buenger, a druggist in St. Louis.  Rev. Walther was getting up there in years … More Valentine Wedding

Martha Loeber

Martha Loeber died on February 12, 1895.  According to many (but not all) historians, Martha was a member of the first class to attend the Log Cabin College in 1839.  Her brother, Christoph, was also attending there during that first year.  Martha and Christoph were children of Rev. Gotthold Loeber, pastor in the new town … More Martha Loeber

A Call is Delivered

After the death of Otto Herman Walther in January of 1841, Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Louis called Otto’s brother, Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther, to be their next pastor on February 8th.  Rev. C.F.W. Walther was serving two congregations in and around Perry County, Missouri at the time.  The congregation chose a shoemaker named Martin … More A Call is Delivered

St. Louis Druggists

On February 7, 1927, Theodore Wurmb died in St. Louis.  Theodore has a connection to the Log Cabin College in Perry County.  Theodore’s father, Theobald (von) Wurmb was one of the students in the very first class of the Log Cabin College in 1839.  Theobald lived most of his life in St. Louis as a … More St. Louis Druggists