Hoeh Wagon Crash

The first thing I must tell you today is that the surname, Hoeh, is pronounced “Hay” around here. We will get around to his wagon crash later. Joseph William Hoeh was born on September 8, 1873, the son of Paul and Wilhelmine (Hemmann) Hoeh. He was baptized at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown, Missouri. Since … More Hoeh Wagon Crash

A Whole Lottes Jobs

March 11, 1874 was the birthday of Johann Eberhardt Lottes.  His parents were Gabriel and Ann (Doernhoefer) Lottes of Altenburg.  Here is the baptism record for John in the Trinity, Altenburg church books.  He was Gabriel’s firstborn child. It was not long before Gabriel would left alone with this young child.  Ann died in 1874, … More A Whole Lottes Jobs