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Frederick Peter Hoehn was born in Perry County, but he certainly did not spend much of his life here. Frederick, who is also called Fritz in our German Family Tree, is today’s birthday boy. He was born on January 11, 1874, making today his 148th birthday. Frederick was the son of Adam and Louise (Hoehn) … More Montana Barber

Herman’s Haircuts

The birthday girl in today’s story will lead us to Herman the haircutter. This birthday girl was born in Germany on May 8, 1888. Alma Marie Fritsche was the last child born into the family of Heinrich and Bertha (Boehme) Fritsche. According to our German Family Tree, she was the last of 7 children in … More Herman’s Haircuts

Pott Heads

Arthur Friedrich Pott was born on November 18, 1886 in St. Louis.  He was the son of William and Elizabeth (Roth) Pott.  His father was a Lutheran school teacher in St. Louis when he was born.  If he was called Art Pott, then you could say he would be another person who could claim to … More Pott Heads

Longtown’s Hair Hacker – The Next Generation (Funke Haircuts)

Yesterday, I asked the question, “Who cuts a barber’s hair?”  It took me just one day to find a possible answer.  An answer in the case of the village of Longtown is that you train your nephew to be a barber and let him cut your hair. Today’s story begins with the birthday of the … More Longtown’s Hair Hacker – The Next Generation (Funke Haircuts)

Longtown’s Hair Hacker

We hear plenty in the news these days about hackers.  There are hackers in America.  There are hackers in foreign countries.  They make the news when they have succeeded in their hacking.  Hackers are a relatively new phenomenon.  The advent of hackers only occurred with the advent of computers and the internet.  However, you may … More Longtown’s Hair Hacker