Trinity’s Pastor #3

The first pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg was Rev. G.H. Loeber. The second pastor of that congregation was Rev. Georg Schieferdecker. Today, I will compose a post about Pastor #3, who also happens to be our birthday boy. Johann Paul Beyer was born on June 26, 1832 in Reinwarzhofen, Germany, which is a … More Trinity’s Pastor #3

Susie’s Pensel

As it turns out, I am going to wish Fritz and Susie Pensel a belated “Happy Anniversary” today. Our German Family Tree, which gets its information from the binder of records we have from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, says these two were married on June 7, 1894, but I discovered that other official … More Susie’s Pensel