Holschen in Motion

Today’s main characters will give me the opportunity to highlight once again a small group of people who became part of the Gesellschaft in 1839.  This group has come to be known as the St. Louis Group, or as they are called in Zion on the Mississippi…..”Additions in St. Louis”.  This group was made up … More Holschen in Motion

Charles Weber x 2

I had to change boats in midstream today.  I was leaning toward doing a story on a girl who was born on this day whose surname was Dietzfeldinger.  Now how can you resist a story about a name like that?  But I am going to.  Instead, other local events have caused me to do a … More Charles Weber x 2

Herr Harnagel

As I looked at the name of today’s main character, I realized that one of his names is one that was not commonly given to baby boys in this area.  That name is David.  This name is certainly one which has been given to many American children over the years.  It is also a Bible … More Herr Harnagel