Not long ago, the post titled, Meister Bauer, was published. In that story, it was pointed out that there was only one boy from the Meister family who lived to adulthood. That boy will be the highlighted character in today’s post. Rudolph Theodor Meister is today’s birthday boy. Rudi was born on August 29, 1893, … More Meister Bauer’s Boy
You may want to read the post titled, Seelitz Sweethearts, before reading this one. That post told the story of Johann George Gotthold Darnstaedt, Sr. who was married twice. His first marriage was to a woman who was about 17 years older than him who had several children. After she died, he married a woman, … More Baby Darnstaedt and His Bride
Rebecca Martha Estel is today’s birthday girl. She was born on December 31, 1841 and baptized the next day on January 1, 1842. Martha was the sister of Elias Estel, whose story was told on this blog this past December 17th. That post was titled, Elias Estel’s Early End. When her brother died tragically in … More When Did Martha Estel Die?