A Bull from Brazeau

A very isolated record in our German Family Tree is the starting point for today’s post. That record includes two individuals who are only found in our GFT one time. That is because each of these individuals were not Lutherans, nor were they ever Lutherans. The event that manages to sneak into the church records … More A Bull from Brazeau

An Engert/Seibel Duo

Our story today begins with the birthday of Maria Catherine Seibel, who was born on November 9, 1841. She was the daughter of Johann and Elizabeth (Theiss) Seibel and baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church. Maria’s father was part of the New York Group that arrived in Perry County at about the same time as the … More An Engert/Seibel Duo

Married in America

I am going to return to a theme that has been discussed on this blog before. In fact, the featured couple has been used as an example of this theme in a previous post. However, the couple and their family was not discussed in much detail in that article. That story was also written back … More Married in America