Maid from Michigan

My last post highlighted a brother and sister who both remained unmarried during their lives.  Another story materialized for today which will highlight another unmarried person.  The story will also take us from Mecklenburg to Minnesota to Michigan to Missouri. We will begin this story by looking at the passenger list of the ship, Gessner, … More Maid from Michigan

Lehrer Asche

Teacher Asche accepted a call to Trinity Lutheran School in Altenburg in 1884.  His daughter, Marie Caroline, tells the tale of her family taking a train ride from Brooklyn, New York, where her father had been a teacher, to Grand Tower, Illinois.  There they had to travel across the Mississippi River in a little skiff … More Lehrer Asche