The story I tell today brings together three surnames that have shown up in this blog on many occasions….Engert, Gerler, and Palisch.  And the Palisch surname actually shows up twice in this story.  It all starts with the birthday of Gotthilf Engert, who was born on September 30, 1845.  He was the son of Friedrich … More Engert-Gerler-Palisch

Getting Used to Girls

I will be discussing a Miesner/Heins couple today.   To begin with, let me say that these two names can easily cause research issues.  There were Miesner’s and Heins’s who were found on both sides of the river, both here in Perry County, Missouri and across the river in Jackson County in Illinois.  Just this morning, … More Getting Used to Girls

Delightful Fair Day

A few morning sprinkles did absolutely nothing to dampen Day #2 of the 2019 edition of the East Perry Community Fair.  All the events were conducted as planned, and as far as I could tell, a good time was had by all.  There was no way, however, for me to document all that was going … More Delightful Fair Day