Fischer Follow-up

Yesterday’s story was about some Fischers and Palisches.  Today, I found two different Fischers who were born on July 11th.  One of them was the character mentioned in yesterday’s story, Friedrich Ferdinand Fischer.  He was born on July 11, 1832.  He was only six years old when he arrived in America aboard the Republik in … More Fischer Follow-up

A Shared Birthday

December 8th was the birthday of two brothers in the same family, yet they were not twins.  One of them happens to be one of my great grandfathers.  The mother of these two brothers was Johanne Christiane Mueller.  Her maiden name was Theilig, but by the time she had married Johann Gottlob Mueller, she had … More A Shared Birthday