Gesellschaft Gal Celebrates Bicentennial Birthday

Today, you will be reading the story of a woman who was part of the original Stephanite immigration in 1839 that was called the Gesellschaft. She would be celebrating her 200th birthday because she was born on February 24, 1823. The man who would become her husband was also part of the Gesellschaft. However, neither … More Gesellschaft Gal Celebrates Bicentennial Birthday

My Darling, Clementine

One of the characters in my book, Mama Buenger: Mother of a Synod is Clementine Buenger.  She is today’s birthday girl.  She was born on June 15, 1823 in Etzdorf, Germany.  She was the daughter of Rev. Jakob and Christiane (Reiz) Buenger.  Her father died in 1836, so her widowed mother decided to become a … More My Darling, Clementine