I will look at a character today whose life is not very well documented. He disappears from the records after the 1870 census when he was just 11 years old. Yet despite that fact, he managed to become the main character of a book that has been written. There are so many questions raised when … More Where Did You Go, Joe?
Every once in a while, my wife and I take off on a trip somewhere. Today is one of those times. We are joining a few friends in a little jaunt to Kentucky to visit the Ark Encounter. It is a place to remember a story of destruction, a story of rescue, and a story … More Off to the “Promise” Land
We do not have a baptism record for today’s birthday boy. In fact, we don’t even come close to looking at such a document. That is because he was born in Ranchi, India. The map below shows the location of Ranchi in East India. The boy born on August 5, 1846 in India was Bernhard … More Pastor Proofreader
Today’s story takes us all over the place. We will be in Kansas, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and California. Martin Henry Mueller was born on this day, August 30, in 1883. Martin came from what we call the Frohna Muellers. His parents were Rev. Friedrich Wilhelm and Clara (Schuppan) Mueller. A previous blog post told a … More Mr. Mueller, the Salesman