Here Comes the Judge

August 30th was the birthday of a judge.  On this day in 1867, Adolph Gottfried Schmidt was born.  He was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Missouri and was probably one of the last baptisms to take place in the 1845 church before the dedication of the new church later in 1867.  Today would … More Here Comes the Judge

Mueller-Koenig (with a Kunegunda connection)

Right after the Civil War, Caroline (Franke) Mueller gave birth to a son, Gottfried Adolph, on April 7, 1866 in Uniontown, Missouri.  The father was Christoph Mueller. Twenty-two years later, Adolph married Martha Koenig at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Missouri.  The marriage license is shown above. Two items of note: Adolph’s grandfather, Gottfried Mueller, … More Mueller-Koenig (with a Kunegunda connection)