1849 – A Busy Year for Pastors in St. Louis

Today’s story begins in the church records of Historic Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Louis.  On May 3, 1849, we find that there was a marriage performed.  Herman Brandes was the groom, and  Wilhelmina Giesselmann was the bride.  This brings to mind how busy the Lutheran pastors must have been in St. Louis during that … More 1849 – A Busy Year for Pastors in St. Louis