Hometown Doc

I rarely write a blog post that is the result of a request.  That is mainly because I do not get many requests.  I will attempt to satisfy a request today.  Contrary to most days, I do not have a special event for today’s main character that took place on today’s date.  I chose to … More Hometown Doc

George’s Girls

George Bingenheimer was born on March 31, 1861, so today would have been his 159th birthday.  We do not have a baptism record for George, but there are a few documents that say he was born in Cape Girardeau County.  For what it’s worth, bingen means “bang” and heimer means “home” according to Google Translate. … More George’s Girls

Adolf’s Ladies

I decided to write a story today about a couple that got married on March 28th.  I had gotten quite a way through researching this couple before I discovered that another couple not only got married on the same day, but at the same church.  Then I took a look to see if I had … More Adolf’s Ladies