If Benjamin Oswin Bock and Alma Brandes would be alive today, they would be celebrating 100 years of wedded bliss. These two were married at Grace Lutheran Church on October 12, 1919. I can just imagine some initials carved into an old oak tree somewhere in Union Township stating B.B.+A.B with a heart surrounding them. … More B.B. of Company B + A.B.
As most of you know, today is Veterans Day. It is also a special Veterans Day. This special day of remembrance was once known as Armistice Day which began when the November 11th Armistice was signed in 1918 to mark the end of World War I. The photo below shows some American soldiers celebrating the … More Serving Their Country
Back in October, we posted a story about Rudolph Martin Palisch titled From Frohna to France – A WWI Wagoner. We return to that story today. Yesterday, I found out that the Perry County Historical Society has managed to get a photo collection onto the Missouri Digital Heritage website. It is titled the Dobbelare Studio … More Frohna to France – Part Two
Henry and Martha (Fischer) Palisch were blessed with a new son on October 12, 1891. They named this new boy Rudolph Martin Palisch. Because he never married, he has no descendants, but his story is a fascinating one. Rudolph’s father operated the Palisch General Store in Frohna, and by 1910, according to that year’s census, … More From Frohna to France – A WWI Wagoner