Louise Brandes found her own Frentzel fella, and later spent much of her life living in a house with a bunch of Frentzel fellas….and a few Frentzel females. Louise is today’s birthday girl….I think. Louise Brandes was born on February 3, 1865 and baptized at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown, Missouri. She was the daughter … More Frentzel Fellas
Not long ago, the story was told with the title, Bock Beer. After seeing the surnames involved in today’s tale, I couldn’t resist using the term Bock Wein in today’s title. After all, wein is the German word for wine. So today, you will read about the marriage between a Bock and a Weinhold. It … More Bock Wein…………..hold.
I start today with a birthday girl with the surname Militzer, but I will use her special day as a gateway to get me back to some German church records to explore the origin of the Schilling name in East Perry County. Juliane Militzer was born on February 1, 1875 and baptized at Trinity Lutheran … More Schilling German Origins