Jacob Moeckels

The story for today’s post begins for both its characters in Perry County, Missouri, but later, this couple skips across the river to spend most of their lives near Jacob, Illinois. If you are a regular reader of this blog, you already know that this is not the first time I have written about such … More Jacob Moeckels

Martha and Martin

I have not written many stories including the surname, Bronenkant, but when I do, I always ask myself the question, “Is it Bronenkant, or is it Bronnenkant?”  One ‘n’ or two ‘n’s’?  I see it spelled both ways.  Today, especially since both of the Bronenkant’s in this story spell it with one ‘n’ on their … More Martha and Martin