Frohna’s Doc

March 22nd was the birthday of Dr. Gotthilf Adolph Palisch.  Dr. Palisch was the doctor serving the Frohna community for many years.  He was the youngest child of Ernst and Juliane (Hofstetter) Palisch of Frohna.  He was born in 1875.  A little over a year after Gotthilf was born, his father died.  He hadn’t even … More Frohna’s Doc

Twin Twins

As a grandfather of a pair of twins, I am usually attracted by stories involving twins.  This is definitely one of those…..with a curiosity or two. First of all, I noticed that there was a Ludwig (Louis) Boehme who married Louisa (Lulu) Lottes on November 19, 1901.  I must admit that the thought of a … More Twin Twins

Junior, Judge, and Representative

Today’s blog was written by Clayton Erdmann, the fifth grade teacher at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Olivette, Missouri.  We thank him for his support of our museum and his contributions to this blog.   ================================ On this date, in 1861, my great great grandfather, Judge Heinrich (Henry) Ochs, Jr. was born near Friedenberg, Missouri. A … More Junior, Judge, and Representative

The Wonder Man

On September 2, 1891, Joseph and Hulda Josephine (Palisch) Strubinger became the proud parents of their first child, Josephine Strubinger.  Josephine was born in Sacramento, California and lived her entire life there.  So the first thing that we notice is that since Hulda Josephine apparently went by the name Josephine, we have a Joseph marrying … More The Wonder Man