Cherokee Uprising

Sometime later this month, Earthbound Brewing will begin operating their business in the old stock house that used to be part of the Cherokee Brewery in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Cherokee Brewery began in 1867 under the leadership of Ferdinand Herold and George Loebs.  George Loebs has very distinct connections to East Perry County.  By … More Cherokee Uprising

Cool Schades

Today’s title is intended to mislead you.  To understand why, you must once again understand some more East Perry County pronunciation.  Although the name Schade looks like it ought to be a one syllable word that sounds like shades, it is not.  This name is pronounced with two syllables and is called Shaw-dee. However, today’s … More Cool Schades

Green Tree Brewery

I haven’t often written about deaths recently, but I couldn’t resist one today.  It is another story that is connected to the production and distribution of beer, and when I get a whiff of beer, my radar goes up, and I start researching.  I cannot help myself. Walter Deer (yes, that rhymes with beer) died … More Green Tree Brewery

Enjoying a Red Seal

I confess.  When I see a reference to a brewery in someone’s family history, my research radar becomes very active.  Today is one of those days.  It starts with a baby girl being born on February 3rd in 1868 in Uniontown and ends with her husband working in a brewery across the river in Illinois.  … More Enjoying a Red Seal

Sidetracked

We don’t have much of a blog today.  The reason.  Gerard Fiehler and I got sidetracked.  We started by looking at some more Wagner info that we got thanks to our friend, Kathy Berkbigler, then found a Dr. Schulz, which led us to a Busch, and we ended looking at the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Corporation, including … More Sidetracked

So Close, Yet So Far

Today’s story is one that is personal for the Research Crew.  The couple shown above is connected to both the family of Warren Schmidt and the family of Gerard Fiehler.  On this day in 1868, the couple shown in the photo above was married.  George Loebs had recently become co-owner of a brewery in St. … More So Close, Yet So Far