Huber and Hooss

A Huber/Hooss marriage took place in the bride’s home on All Saints Day 125 years ago in Perryville. I will be discussing the lives of the bride and groom, along with their connection to a few other individuals who were connected to this couple. Joseph Huber was born on May 16, 1867, the son of … More Huber and Hooss

Jacob and Caroline – The Mecker-Weinrich Couple

Jacob Henry Mecker was born on October 29, 1862, making today his 160th birthday. Jacob was the son of another Jacob Mecker. I have this photo of the senior Jacob Mecker. Jacob’s mother was Nettie (Arnold) Mecker. According to information found in the Friedenberg Remembrances book, these parents were married in New Orleans, Louisiana. An … More Jacob and Caroline – The Mecker-Weinrich Couple

Longtown Hoehn’s

You will be reading in this post about a wedding that took place 126 years ago. This year is the 125th anniversary year of Zion Lutheran Church in Longtown. The family of the bride was especially involved in the establishment of that congregation. However, the marriage is not recorded in that church’s books because it … More Longtown Hoehn’s