I have previously written stories that have told the tale of Lutherans marrying Catholics in Perry County. Today’s story will be another similar story, but it goes one step farther. I think every story in the past has been about a German Lutheran marrying a German Catholic. Today, you will hear the story of a … More The Bugler’s Daughter
Karl August Alwin Frentzel was born on August 11, 1890, so he is our birthday boy today. In almost all the records for this person he is called Charles, so I will use that name. He was the son of Alwin and Elizabeth (Ruhkopf) Frentzel and baptized at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown. Here is … More Bugler and Bock
Rebecca Martha Estel is today’s birthday girl. She was born on December 31, 1841 and baptized the next day on January 1, 1842. Martha was the sister of Elias Estel, whose story was told on this blog this past December 17th. That post was titled, Elias Estel’s Early End. When her brother died tragically in … More When Did Martha Estel Die?