Mahnken or Mahnke?

Heinrich Mahnken was born on September 26, 1846.  Or was it Heinrich Mahnke who was born on this day?  This question puzzled me as I looked into today’s story.  One of these two was the grandfather of the woman who married Richard Popp, who was a teacher at Trinity Lutheran School in Altenburg for several … More Mahnken or Mahnke?

Twins??? Nope.

Here is a bonus post for today, especially since we don’t plan to post a story tomorrow on Memorial Day. Are they twins?  They certainly look like it.  The man on the right would be celebrating his 171st birthday today if he was still alive.  His name was Heinrich Theodore Hemmann.  The man on the … More Twins??? Nope.