In the post, Jung & Sons Funeral Home, it was pointed out that at one time, the surname, Young, was spelled as Jung. Edward Young was the founder of what would later become Young & Sons Funeral Home in Perryville. Today, we will take a look at Edward’s parents. We begin with his mother who is … More Bridget Finds a Young Man in Perryville
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
In the German language, the names Jung and Young are, for all practical purposes, pronounced alike. Today, you will read about a member of a family who once used the name, Jung, and later became the more Americanized version, Young. Around these here parts, just about everyone knows what business you are talking about when … More Jung & Sons Funeral Home
The post today starts in Germany where a girl was born on February 19, 1855. This is one of those rare occasions where I found a baptism record for her from the town of Lorch, Germany which was located in the Baden-Württemburg region. The girl’s name was Friedricke Nanette Jung. Jung would be pronounced the … More Tough Choice for Nanette
We start today’s story with the birthday of Margaretha Grosse on August 5, 1860 in Friedland, Missouri, also called The Ridge. She was the daughter of Carl and Emilie (Gebner) Weber and was baptized at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg. When Margaretha was 22 years old, she married Gustav Gross of Frohna in 1883. Gustav … More Who Buried the Undertaker?
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