Blessed Brazeau Bicentennial: The Angels of East Perry County

We at the Perry County Lutheran Historical Society would like to proclaim our heartfelt congratulations to our friends at Brazeau Presbyterian Church on the occasion of their 200th anniversary.  Today, they celebrate with a series of special events including a worship service to thank God for blessing them for so many generations. The English and … More Blessed Brazeau Bicentennial: The Angels of East Perry County

Herman’s Schuessler Dad and Burkhardt Step-Mom

I chose this story today because, like yesterday, it contains another example of a Schuessler marrying a Burkhardt.  I found the story because one of the Schuessler sons was born on this day.  Herman Schuessler is today’s birthday boy.  He was born on September 7, 1862.  We will get back to him later.  First, let’s … More Herman’s Schuessler Dad and Burkhardt Step-Mom

Constable Henry

I start today with a family photo.  It displays the family of Carl and Johanna (Hopfer) Bodenschatz. One of the main characters in today’s story is the man standing in the back on the left, Henry Bodenschatz.  I chose him today because it was on this day that he married his wife, Louise Schmidt.  They … More Constable Henry