Bergmann’s in DuQuoin – From Perry County to Perry County

The surname, Bergmann, has shown up on this blog many times. I think if you look at other stories about Bergmann’s you will find that most of them are centered around Peace Lutheran Church in Friedenberg. You will read another Bergmann story today that indeed has its beginning in Friedenberg, but it will describe a … More Bergmann’s in DuQuoin – From Perry County to Perry County

A Hoehn Herd

John Valentine Hoehn (pronounced Hain) was born on February 20, 1865, 6 days after Valentine’s Day. This boy was the son of a Valentine. His parents were Valentine and Margaret (Bergmann) Hoehn. Valentine and Margaret were part of a double wedding that was the topic of the post, 2 Bergmanns + 2 Hoehns = Valentine‚Äôs … More A Hoehn Herd

Jonesboro Butcher

Today’s story will have its beginnings in Longtown, Missouri, but will eventually end up in Jonesboro, Arkansas. I also have two men by the name of Freidrich Schade to discuss. Before I go any further, though, let me remind you that around here, the surname, Schade, is pronounced “shoddy”. There have been quite a few … More Jonesboro Butcher