I will be dealing with two surnames today that have been researched rather thoroughly by other genealogists who take their respective families back to the 1600’s. One of those researchers is our friend, Diane Anderson, who is who I would consider our local authority on the surname, Stueve. Below is a photo of the massive … More Willie and Dehlia – A German-French Duo
A baptism record in the books of Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna presents us with a bit of a puzzle. This record shows a boy by the name of Leo Herbert Wagner being born on October 3, 1897. He was the son of Samuel and Margarethe (Sommer) Wagner. I will display that record here. The … More When Was Herbert Born?
Among all the records that we have from the church books of congregations in East Perry County, I think I may have located the Lutheran Cinderella. Her name was Bertha Schlichting, and her birthday would have been today. She was born on December 6, 1889 and baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Missouri. Bertha … More The Lutheran Cinderella?