A marriage took place on this day, May 9th, in 1882. I suppose it could be argued that the wedding took place in either Altenburg or Wittenberg, but my best guess would be Wittenberg. A new school/church building had been constructed in Wittenberg on property which is said to have been donated by Joseph Weinhold … More Estel Marries the Eldest
Today, I must embellish a story that has already been told….a couple times…on this blog. However, I simply cannot resist discussing a record that I found in the church books of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wittenberg. Here is that record: On this day in 1920, Maria Weinhold died, and yes, it does say that … More She Died of a Broken Heart
When I was a student at Concordia Teachers College in Seward, Nebraska back in the 1970’s, I was invited to a local farmer’s house at Thanksgiving because I was not able to travel home for the holiday. Local Seward folks would offer their hospitality to students who would have had to spend the holiday alone. … More Concordia Student Meets Concordia?