Fort Wayne Physician

I am going to return to some characters that were previously discussed in a blog post. However, I wrote that post back in 2016, and I was not very thorough. Plus, that post especially highlighted the wife in the couple. Today, I will make sure to give more details about both the man and woman … More Fort Wayne Physician

First to Last

Yesterday’s birthday girl, Martha Pfannkuchen, was born on October 3, 1879. Today, you will read about a baby boy who was born on the very next day, October 4, 1879. And, in fact, today’s birthday boy was baptized on the same day at the same church as Martha Pfannkuchen. Today’s birthday boy was the firstborn … More First to Last

Out of Africa

There are several reasons that I wanted to write this story today, one of them being that today’s birthday girl was not born in or near Perry County, Missouri. Not even close. She was born in South Africa. Quite often a birth or wedding in Perry County leads us to faraway places in these blog … More Out of Africa