Missionary in Michigan

On March 1, 1916, one hundred years ago, Rev. Ernst Gustav Hermann Miessler (pictured above) died in Chicago, Illinois.  He is known for his missionary work among the Chippewa Indians in central Michigan.  His first wife, Johanna Pinkepank Miessler, is buried in the Bethany Lutheran Indian Cemetery.  She died in 1857.  Rev. Miessler changed professions … More Missionary in Michigan