Heise Hopping

Yesterday, I told a story in which much of the information was found in the Arnsberg binder. Today, our story begins with a girl whose surname was Arensburg, which was sometimes spelled Arnsburg. Today’s birthday girl ends up marrying a Heise, and we are going to discover that the Heise name hops back and forth … More Heise Hopping

Baltimore Boxdorfer

A marriage took place in Perry County on this date 150 years ago.  The Perry County marriage record for this wedding is shown here. As you can see, it was Henry Boxdorfer who married Elisabeth Rauh on that day.  The pastor who is listed, Rev.  F.C. Besel, was serving Peace Lutheran Church in Friedenberg at … More Baltimore Boxdorfer