Ahner Enigmas

I was having trouble finding a story for December 1st when I ran across a fact in our German Family Tree that led me to write last year’s December 1st story.  While looking at the story I wrote a year ago, I began to ask more questions about it, and since I didn’t have the … More Ahner Enigmas

The Replica

The story I tell today fascinates me.  Maybe it does because I am making some assumptions in telling the story.  In other words, I’m making some of this stuff up based on some basic facts that can found in historical records.  It is the story of the replica of the Log Cabin College that can … More The Replica

Pastor Schaefer – Tennessee’s Spirit-maker’s Son

Not long after the beginning of the twentieth century, a future pastor was baptized at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown, Missouri.  Heinrich Herman Schaefer was born on June 12, 1902.  His parents were Heinrich Carl and Josephine Tennessee (Telle) Schaefer who lived in the town of Old Appleton, just south of Uniontown.  Here are photos … More Pastor Schaefer – Tennessee’s Spirit-maker’s Son

Dos Cinco de Mayos

The Grubers of Uniontown managed to marry off two of their daughters on two different May fifths……even though the date of these weddings is up for debate.  Not only that, but they both married men who were pastors.  To add to that, there was a third daughter who also married a pastor, and two of … More Dos Cinco de Mayos