Buck Butter Business

April twentieth was the wedding day for two young Altenburgers who lived not far from each other along Main Street on the east side of town.  It was a Sunday in 1913 when Ferdinand Buck was united in marriage with Alma Seibel at Trinity Lutheran Church.  Here is their Missouri marriage license. The license says … More Buck Butter Business

Mueller and the Mail

April nineteenth was the birthday of Albert Mueller. He was one of the many sons of Anton Mueller.  Another post told the story of one of these sons who served in the military titled, One of Anton’s Army.  Being born in 1891, Albert had the distinction of being the oldest of Anton’s children.  As was … More Mueller and the Mail

Wedig Wedding

Before I delve into today’s post, let me tell you about how I got some unexpected help in my research for it.  I am visiting some grandchildren this week, and my granddaughter Kaitlyn offered to help me.  Kaitlyn has been bugging me for a few years because she thinks she should have been included in … More Wedig Wedding

Where Was She Born?

Today’s account begins with a wedding which took place on this day in 1857.  The bride was Maria Anna Mueller, daughter of Gottfried Heinrich and Maria (Rothe) Mueller.  Her brother, Zacharias Mueller has been a character in several posts on this blog in the past.  The groom was Charles (Carl) Hoffmann.  His parents are unknown … More Where Was She Born?

Montana Martin Mangels

Martin Mangels and Emily Vogel were united in marriage on April 13, 1902 in Frohna, Missouri.  This couple would have six children, one of which died in infancy.  But the early lives of these children was not without its drama.  Let me attempt to explain the Mangels saga.  But first, here is their wedding photo. … More Montana Martin Mangels

Hazelwood’s 4th Book in the Perry County Fiction Series to Premiere at Our Site!

Join us at the Lutheran Heritage Center, Saturday, April 22 for the premiere of Ann Hazelwood’s 4th book in the Perry County series.  The next installment of this extraordinary series is hot off the press and will be available for purchase at the museum.  Come by and meet our esteemed author, join us for High … More Hazelwood’s 4th Book in the Perry County Fiction Series to Premiere at Our Site!