Old-Time Engineer

I have seen the term “engineer” given in the occupation column of several censuses from Perry County from back in the 1880’s and early 1900’s.  That term does not have the implication that one would have for the word “engineer” nowadays.  This definition can be found in a modern dictionary. “A person who designs, builds, … More Old-Time Engineer

Joe’s Wives

The selection of this story began with me finding what would have been a 100th anniversary celebration today.  I thought that should be worthy fodder for a story right there.  However, when I looked into this situation, I discovered that it was the third marriage for Joseph Schuessler of Frohna.  Therefore, you are going to … More Joe’s Wives

Paul Lueders – Time Lapse Photography

I have been receiving some very interesting input on the last few posts about photographs and photography.  You are getting another installment today.  This post will discuss Paul Lueders, the photographer….all four of them! First, there was the Paul Lueders from Frohna, Missouri, the youngest son of August and Mary Lueders, who was born in … More Paul Lueders – Time Lapse Photography