The next two days, we will be publishing two parts of a post written by one of our guest bloggers, Cal Eggers. Cal is an outstanding researcher and has contributed to our blog in the past. His blog posts for the next two days come at a very convenient time. The next two days, our … More Two Men Sent from Perry County for a Purpose – Part 1
Today’s birthday boy has just one record in our German Family Tree. That one record will end up taking us to so many locations by the time this post is finished. George Albert Dede was born on August 4, 1887 and baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Missouri. Here is his baptism record. Albert … More Learning Latin from a Blacksmith’s Son
May 17, 1839 was the day that about 100 immigrants from New York arrived at what would later be called Wittenberg, Missouri. Today we will discuss the route that these German Lutherans traveled to get here and what they found when they arrived. The group of immigrants that were part of the Stephanite immigration in … More The Arrival of the New Yorkers
Today’s story is not really connected to Perry County, Missouri, but it is one which tells an interesting story about an LCMS church and an LCMS President. And it’s about Christmas. I am going to let the story be told by other people today. I will do that by providing links to other sites on … More The Church Christmas Tree
****Disclaimer: This is another tongue-in-cheek post. It is meant to entertain, not inform. However, there are some historic facts contained therein which are indeed true. ====================================== Those of you who follow this blog faithfully know that I have previously written about what is called The Lutheran Curse. So when the Cubs won the World Series, … More The Lutheran Curse…What Happened?