Among all the records that we have from the church books of congregations in East Perry County, I think I may have located the Lutheran Cinderella. Her name was Bertha Schlichting, and her birthday would have been today. She was born on December 6, 1889 and baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Missouri. Bertha … More The Lutheran Cinderella?
Many of the stories I write are about people who came to America in the 1800’s. Many are about people of German descent. Many are about people who lived their lives in Perry County, Missouri. Today’s story is about none of those, although, as always, it does have Perry County connections. Sylvester Albano was born … More Italian Glass