Merchant Marriage

Concordia Pauline Neubeck was born on this day 150 years ago.  She was the first child born into her family.  Her father was George Neubeck, whose story was told in the post, Dealer and Healer in Downtown Altenburg.  Her mother’s name is a little bit of a puzzle.  In her St. Louis marriage record, her … More Merchant Marriage

Louisiana Lillie

Lillie Hopper.  I confess.  That name makes me think of a frog.  I also confess.  That name does not sound like an East Perry County name.  Even if you look at her middle names, I don’t think it would give you any more hints that Lillie was from our area.  She was Lillie Francisca Georgiana … More Louisiana Lillie

Mom’s Namesake

Georgia Neubeck Estel was born on January 10, 1906 in Altenburg, Missouri.  The doctor who assisted in this child’s delivery was almost certainly her father, Dr. Theodore Friedrich Estel. Four years before the birth of Georgia, Dr. Estel had married Louisa Neubeck at Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg.  His Missouri marriage license indicates that the … More Mom’s Namesake