Herman’s Schuessler Dad and Burkhardt Step-Mom

I chose this story today because, like yesterday, it contains another example of a Schuessler marrying a Burkhardt.  I found the story because one of the Schuessler sons was born on this day.  Herman Schuessler is today’s birthday boy.  He was born on September 7, 1862.  We will get back to him later.  First, let’s … More Herman’s Schuessler Dad and Burkhardt Step-Mom

Lehrer Asche

Teacher Asche accepted a call to Trinity Lutheran School in Altenburg in 1884.  His daughter, Marie Caroline, tells the tale of her family taking a train ride from Brooklyn, New York, where her father had been a teacher, to Grand Tower, Illinois.  There they had to travel across the Mississippi River in a little skiff … More Lehrer Asche