Genealogy Bummer

Not every day is successful.  Today was one where, despite quite a few efforts, we were unable to come up with a good story for this blog.  We spent a lot of time looking for information about a girl by the name of Hattie Franklin.  She was a foster child of Otto and Juliana Palisch … More Genealogy Bummer

A Teacher’s Kid

June 29th was the day that Rudolph Johannes Meyr married Hedwig “Hattie” Josephine Schmidt at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg. The marriage took place in 1920. By 1921, Rudolph and Hattie were living in Detroit, Michigan where Rudolph was teaching at Concordia Lutheran School. While in Detroit, this couple had their only child, Vernon Meyr.  … More A Teacher’s Kid