The Buenger Bachelor

Today would have been the 133rd birthday of Ernst Friedrich Karl Buenger (rhymes with singer).  He was the firstborn child to Johann Friedrich and Pauline (Mueller) Buenger.  Here is the wedding photo of Friedrich and Pauline. There is an interesting birth record for Ernst.  I will show it in two images. We see in the … More The Buenger Bachelor

Poppitz Pairs

I started this story by looking at a wedding anniversary for this date and ended by finding a high school soccer teammate of mine… least I think so.  The couple getting married on April 28, 1946 was Marvin Poppitz and Anita Perr. They were united in wedlock at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg by Rev. … More Poppitz Pairs

My Quast Quest

I have spent way too much time researching today’s story.  And after all is said and done, I still have questions. Johann Martin Quest was one of the original immigrants.  He came to America aboard the Johann Georg and up the Mississippi River aboard the Clyde.  Here we see him listed on the Johann Georg … More My Quast Quest