Martin and Grace

Way back in 2017, I wrote the story of Martin and Angelina Palisch. That post was titled, Enjoying a Red Seal. Martin and Angelina were each born in Perry County, Missouri, but eventually migrated across the river to spend much of their lives in Jackson County, Illinois. They ended up in Murphysboro, where Martin worked for … More Martin and Grace

The Krause’s – John Julius, Martha, and Emily

The surname highlighted in today’s post is another one that brings up the topic of pronunciation. How do you pronounce Krause. I have known folks with that surname over the years and have heard it pronounced two different ways. One is to make it rhyme with “house”. The other is to pronounce it as Krau-zee. … More The Krause’s – John Julius, Martha, and Emily