The surnames, Lochner and Loeber, have found their place in several posts on this blog in the past.  Notably, a recent post told the story of a painting done by Rev. Friedrich Lochner on the occasion of the marriage of Theodore Ernst Buenger and Martha Loeber.  That post was titled, Stories in a Painting.  Today, … More Lochner-Loeber

The Buenger Bachelor

Today would have been the 133rd birthday of Ernst Friedrich Karl Buenger (rhymes with singer).  He was the firstborn child to Johann Friedrich and Pauline (Mueller) Buenger.  Here is the wedding photo of Friedrich and Pauline. There is an interesting birth record for Ernst.  I will show it in two images. We see in the … More The Buenger Bachelor

Drummer Boy

Theodore Mueller would have been 143 years old today.  He was born on December 23, 1874 and baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg.  Theodore’s parents were Christian and Magdalena (Buenger) Mueller.  That made Theodore a grandson of Dr. Ernst Eduard Buenger, the longtime doctor in Altenburg.  His father was the owner of the Altenburg … More Drummer Boy