200 Years for a Buck

As we proceed through the year 2022, I find it difficult to ignore a birthday that occurred in 1822. Since that year was well before the Gesellschaft arrived in Perry County, such a birth had to take place back in the German homeland. I discovered such a story for today’s post. Margaretha Buck was born … More 200 Years for a Buck

An Austrian/Bavarian Pair in Saxon Frohna

Let me set the scene for today’s story. The Stephanite immigration that took place in 1839 included hundreds of people who came primarily from Saxony, Germany and settled in the the towns around Altenburg, Frohna, and Uniontown. Another group of immigrants, several of which arrived even before the Saxons, were from Bavaria, Germany, and many … More An Austrian/Bavarian Pair in Saxon Frohna