Papa Buenger

The year was 1836.  It was two years before the Saxon immigrants would leave their German homeland to journey to the United States to establish a new home.  Rev. Jakob Buenger lived in the little town of Etzdorf where he was the pastor.  Also living with him in the church’s parsonage were his wife, Christiane, … More Papa Buenger

More Loebers in the House

Pictured are cousins, Madison and Luke Klaus, both descendants of our original Pastor G.H. Loeber in Altenburg.  They are standing beside the wedding dress of their multi-great grandmother, Wilhelmine Sophie Zahn Loeber.  They shared their direct family history with our research library.  It was wonderful to spend time with young adults interested in their family … More More Loebers in the House