Back in Kansas Again

Today, you may feel like Dorothy and Toto did at the end of the movie when they found themselves back in Kansas again. This is the third consecutive post that takes us from the Perry County area to the state of Kansas. Minna Petrina Engert is today’s birthday girl. She was born on February 5, … More Back in Kansas Again

Hilda and Hieronymus

The story for today does not include an unusual surname. Instead, it includes a rather rare first name to show up in our German Family Tree. That name appears in today’s title, Hieronymus. I did a search through the German Family Tree and found just 5 men whose name included Hieronymus, and the majority of … More Hilda and Hieronymus

Ridge Romance Repeat

It is a recurring theme. Neighbors on The Ridge end up getting married. Such stories have already appeared several times on this blog, and you are getting yet another one today. I discovered today’s story because of a birthday. Elizabeth Weber was born on September 29, 1862, the daughter of Charles and Emilie (Guebner) Weber. … More Ridge Romance Repeat