Another Namesake of “The Face” Petzoldt

Friedrich Florian Petzoldt is a character that folks around here call “The Face”. This is done because of his notorious gravestone found in the cemetery at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg. “The Face” had a grandson named after him, Friedrich Florian Petzoldt, whose story was told in the post, Grandson of “The Face”. Today, you will … More Another Namesake of “The Face” Petzoldt

Another Franke/Koenig Couple Two Generations Later

I will begin today with a birthday boy, Ernst Wilhelm Victor Koenig, who was born on February 10, 1897. That makes today a fairly special 125th birthday. This boy would mostly go by the name, William, during his life, so that is what I will call him. His parents were Ernst and Magdalena (Roth) Koenig. … More Another Franke/Koenig Couple Two Generations Later