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