Sons of the Pioneers

  Today’s blog post was written by Cal Eggers, and he tells the story of an Eggers.  I find it to be a fascinating story.  I think you will also.  Thanks, Cal, for your contributions to our blog.     ========================================================================= The word “pioneer” can be defined as: a person who is among the first … More Sons of the Pioneers

A Capital Wedding

Two brothers, both shoemakers, were part of the Gesellschaft that came to America in 1838-1839.  They were the Richter brothers from Kolkau, Germany.  They came to America aboard the Copernicus. Here we see these two brothers shown on the passenger list of that ship.  You can find Kolkau on the map below.  It is one of the … More A Capital Wedding