Fives are Wild

A birth took place on the (5)2 day of the month.  It took place in the year ’55.  And it was the 5th baptism to take place at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Missouri.  The Math teacher still in me noticed a bunch of 5’s when I looked at a church baptism record found in … More Fives are Wild

Another J.G. Hemmann

Johann Gottfried Hemmann was one of the most prolific patriarchs who was part of the 1839 immigration.  He arrived in late 1839 with the Gruber Group.  He had at least 20 children with two wives (a recent discovery indicates his wife may have had another baby who died right away which also caused the death … More Another J.G. Hemmann

Anton’s Family Photos

Hugo Gustave Werner Mueller was born on October 2, 1898, so he would have been celebrating his 120th birthday today.  Werner’s father, who had previously been married to Anna Drumtra, had married Marie Asche in 1897.  Their first child was Werner.  He was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg.  In all, of Anton’s 15 … More Anton’s Family Photos

Lorenz/Franke x 2

A double wedding took place on May 4, 1854 at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown.  Brothers and sisters were part of this double marriage.  In other words, both marriages involved a Lorenz and a Franke.  Unfortunately, I am not in Altenburg today and cannot show you an image of the Grace, Uniontown record of these … More Lorenz/Franke x 2