A Thieret Throng

When you look at Lutheran marriages that took place in the 1800’s, you often find a couple in which one was born in Germany and one was born in the United States. When you get to marriages taking place in the 1900’s, almost all brides as well as grooms were born in this country. The … More A Thieret Throng

An Ochs Tree

As near as I can tell, there were two Ochs brothers who arrived in America in 1839 and settled in Perry County. One was Johann Michael Ochs, and the other was Johann Conrad Ochs. Today’s story will center around Johann Conrad Ochs, but the one I will write about is not Johann Michael’s brother. It … More An Ochs Tree

A Hoehn-Hoehn Duo

Today, I will add to the list of stories I have written about brides and grooms who had the same surname. Today, the double surname happens to be Hoehn. The result of this Hoehn/Hoehn marriage was 10 pages of descendants listed in our German Family Tree. The two Hoehn families appear to have arrived at … More A Hoehn-Hoehn Duo