Pastor Paul

Marie Weinhold married Rev. Adolph Paul on March 10, 1904.  Or did she?  We have a few conflicting records for this wedding.  I will get to that issue later in this post.  First, let’s discuss the bride.  She is the only Perry County resident in this marriage, and she happened to be the older sister … More Pastor Paul

Teacher Popp’s Pop

For twelve years, Trinity Lutheran School in Altenburg, Missouri had a teacher on their staff by the name of Richard Popp.  Like several other teachers around here over the years, Teacher Popp went off to get his teacher’s training and returned home to serve in Perry County.  Teacher Popp’s dad was born on this day, … More Teacher Popp’s Pop

Black Jack Teacher

On October 30, 1924, a baby girl was born in Vincennes, Indiana by the name of Rosalie Antonia Kutscher.  Here is a photo of her birth certificate. As you can see, the parents of Rosalie were Paul and Helen (Reisenbichler) Kutscher.  It can also be noted that Paul was a parochial school teacher. Paul Gerhard … More Black Jack Teacher