Edward and His Emma’s

Edward William Wunderlich is today’s birthday boy. He was born on January 9, 1862, making today his 159th birthday. Edward would go on to get married twice in his lifetime, and both of his wives were named Emma. Edward’s parents were Zacharias and Amelia (Gerstner) Wunderlich. Edward was baptized at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna. … More Edward and His Emma’s

Frank and Minnie

Frank married twice. His first marriage was the infamous $15 wedding that was described in the post with that title, The $15 Wedding. Then, his second marriage, the one involving Frank and Minnie, took place on this day, so that couple would be celebrating their wedding anniversary today if they were still alive. I urge … More Frank and Minnie

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