Not long ago, I wrote a post titled, Bergmann Boyfriend’s Bicentennial, in which the highlighted couple was made up of a Bergmann and a Fassold. You will read about another such couple that was united later in time. This time, the couple was made up of a Bergmann man and a Fassold woman. We will … More Another Bergmann/Fassold Couple
You will be reading the story of Traugott Schamburg today. You will find out that he was born on this day, and he and his wife’s records can be found in the church books of several different Perry County churches. However, before we discuss Traugott, let’s take a quick look at how the Schamburg name … More Schamburg’s Sojourns Through Perry County
I managed to find another bicentennial birthday for today’s post. The person born 200 years ago was Albert Fassold. Albert was born on March 6, 1821 in the Bavarian region in Germany. He was the son of John and Mary (Sitter) Fassold. When Albert was 19 years old, he came with his parents and several … More Bergmann Boyfriend’s Bicentennial
I am going to return to a theme that has been discussed on this blog before. In fact, the featured couple has been used as an example of this theme in a previous post. However, the couple and their family was not discussed in much detail in that article. That story was also written back … More Married in America
The post we publish today was written by one of our guest bloggers whose posts have shown up here before. Clayton Erdmann took time out of his busy Lutheran teacher schedule to write a story about one of his ancestors. He shares that story with you today, and as usual, it contains lots of photos … More Kunigunda’s Little “Phene”
This blog post begins as we notice that today is the 126th anniversary of the day that Valentine Otto Hoehn married Maria Margaretha Fassold. They were married in 1890 at Peace Lutheran Church in Friedenberg. That is where we begin, but this event takes us on several side trips. First of all, we see on … More Let’s Go to America to Get Married
April 6 was the birthday of Kunigunda Wirth in 1849. Her name can be found in both the Friedenberg and Longtown, Missouri church records. After seeing this name, we became curious about the name Kunigunda’s origin. The name appears to have roots in Germanic tribes in Europe, and the name means “brave warrior”. This also … More Brave Warrior?