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

Rev. Mueller – From Clark’s Creek to Caesar Creek

I don’t think it’s a coincidence. I consider it a tiny “Act of God”. In yesterday’s post, Alvina Heidel’s birthday led me to a story about the “Dietrich Giants” which ended up in Kansas. I reported that the Dietrich’s moved to Kansas because Rev. Friedrich Mueller was the pastor there. What are the chances that … More Rev. Mueller – From Clark’s Creek to Caesar Creek

Little Mama Bounds

Today’s story begins in East Perry County, but it takes us on a tour of America by the time we come to the end. The birthday girl for this post is Dorothea Elizabeth Maisel, who was born on December 20, 1879. This girl went by the name Dora during her lifetime. She was the daughter … More Little Mama Bounds