Reisenbichler’s Two Anna Marie’s – Putz and Pilz

Today’s birthday girl is one of those people whose birthday only comes from calculating a date of birth from a death record that states how old a person was when they died in numbers of years, months, and days that they lived. If that calculation is correct, then this woman would be celebrating that special … More Reisenbichler’s Two Anna Marie’s – Putz and Pilz

Likely Leimer Link?

Herman Leimer has just one record in our German Family Tree. That record indicates that he came to Perry County from Prairie City, Missouri to get married in 1881. Below is an image of Herman’s entry in our GFT. There are 7 pages of Leimer’s in our German Family Tree, but the above entry is … More Likely Leimer Link?

Frank the Koeberl Guy

When I first moved to Perry County about 10 years ago, I looked at the surname, Koeberl, and wondered how to pronounce it.  I soon discovered that folks around here make it very simple.  They pronounce this name the same as they pronounce “cable”.  This is also one of those names that was once spelled … More Frank the Koeberl Guy