The Seemann’s – To Potter, Nebraska and Back

We begin today by looking at a birthday girl by the name of Ella Maria Theresa Schilling. Ella was born on April 30, 1898, so today would be her 125th birthday. She was the daughter of Gotthilf and Juliana (Militzer) Schilling. Ella’s baptism record is found in the books of Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg. … More The Seemann’s – To Potter, Nebraska and Back

Lydia of La Junta

Lydia Bruhl is today’s birthday girl. She was born on September 20, 1892, the daughter of Charles and Juliana (Popp) Bruhl. She was the firstborn child in this Bruhl family. Lydia was baptized at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna, Missouri. Here is an image of her baptism record. We see evidence that the Bruhl surname … More Lydia of La Junta