If all goes as planned, this post and the next one will both be about Emilie Petzoldt. However, I must tell you that there will not be two stories about the same person. There were two women named Emilie Petzoldt. Before I move on, let me say that today’s Emilie Petzoldt is not really the … More The First Emilie Petzoldt
Herman Leimer has just one record in our German Family Tree. That record indicates that he came to Perry County from Prairie City, Missouri to get married in 1881. Below is an image of Herman’s entry in our GFT. There are 7 pages of Leimer’s in our German Family Tree, but the above entry is … More Likely Leimer Link?
Rudolph Andreas Petzoldt was born on June 25, 1896, so he would have been celebrating his 124th birthday if he was still alive today. Rudolph was the last child born to Charles and Theresia (Leimer) Petzoldt. He was baptized at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna, Missouri. Below is his baptism record. When Rudolph was just … More Rudy and Rosie
I am not in Altenburg right now and will not be there until later this coming week. That makes a little difference in the way I write these posts. I do not have access to the church records that we have at the Lutheran Heritage Center & Museum. I will not be able to display … More Koeberl and Leimer
We have another wedding to talk about today. It is another marriage that has connections to Pocahontas, Missouri, just like yesterday’s story, but in this story, the characters were members of the other Lutheran church in that little town, St. John’s Lutheran Church. Here is a photo of that church. The marriage that took place … More A Palisch Moves to Pocahontas
As I usually do, I did start today by finding an event that occurred on this date, but in the process, I ran across the following photo. It shows the Jolley Boys Band of Pocahontas, Missouri. To me, this picture was just irresistible. I just had to do this story just so I could post … More The Jolley Boys