I will eventually get around to a girl who was born on March 29th, but first, I will discuss a boy that was born on our nation’s birthday, July 4, 1850. His name was Peter Wirth, Jr. As you can conclude, his father was also named Peter. His mother was Anna (Adler) Wirth. We have … More Wirth and ‘Witz
Fred Eggers is the author of today’s post. I am grateful for his contribution to our blog today for a variety of reasons. First, Fred tells a story related to his own congregation, Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, and it is a story very applicable to a Memorial Day weekend. Secondly, it just so happens … More A Young Civil War Casualty
If the question asked in the title is answered “Yes”, then I can point out two events that took place on December 29th in this family line. I find this story especially interesting because I think it gives evidence of a family ending up in Perry County that arrived in America before the 1839 Gesellschaft … More Is There a Kasten in the Braeuner Past?