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

Texas Ted Palisch

I debated whether to write this story today.  I found a birthday for February 4th, but it did not take me too long to see it might be a challenge.  Here are some reasons I came up with for not doing this story. I only found one record in our German Family Tree for this … More Texas Ted Palisch

Engert #21

Today’s birthday girl, Elizabeth Engert, led me on an interesting research trail today despite the fact that she only lived 44 years.  Her story leads to several interesting questions.  One has to do with her birth date.  Another has to do with the time of service of some pastors.  Another has to do with marriage … More Engert #21