Wunderlich Ushers Congregation to Wyoming

I am sharing a fascinating story today about a wandering Wunderlich (actually two Wunderlich’s).  August Christian Wunderlich’s life history will take us on a journey around the country only to end up back in this area.  I will especially focus on one particular event which involved a pastor who moved his congregation to another state.  … More Wunderlich Ushers Congregation to Wyoming

Bendel the Burier

A wedding took place on this day 121 years ago at Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, Missouri.  The groom was August Bendel; the bride was Emma Kranawetter.  Their story is yet another case in which the people involved began living in Missouri, but spent most of their lives in Illinois. August Bendel was born on … More Bendel the Burier

California Wunder(lich)

For years and years, I have planted a variety of bell pepper in my garden called California Wonder.  It is a wonderful plant that produces large, sweet bell peppers.  One of the favorite meals made by my wife is stuffed green peppers.  California Wonder peppers are a chief ingredient for this wonderful dish.  Today’s story … More California Wunder(lich)