Marshal Penny

Robert Cullen Penny was born on this day. His birth and baptism record are not included in our German Family Tree. In the case of Robert Penny, we find his birth documented in a Penny Family Bible. His name is indicated by the white arrow in the image below. As you can see, Robert Cullen … More Marshal Penny

Deimund Bricks

Louisa Martha Guth is today’s birthday girl. She was the youngest of at least 7 children born into her family. She was born on April 5, 1875, the daughter of Nickolaus and Louise (Klinger) Guth. The last 4 children, beginning in 1869, were baptized at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville. Two of those children baptized … More Deimund Bricks

Fritz and Mary – The Bergmann Grandchildren

Fritz and Mary Bergmann were married on this day 135 years ago. Their marriage would probably be frowned upon these days. That is because these two shared the same set of grandparents, which would also make them first cousins. I will tell this couple’s story today. Friedrich John “Fritz” Bergmann was born on September 24, … More Fritz and Mary – The Bergmann Grandchildren