Today’s tale does not spend much time in Perry County, Missouri, but it has its beginning here. You will be viewing only one church record and two census records for the main character in today’s story that come from Missouri. This tale gives me the opportunity to discuss two themes that come out of the … More Rev. Professor Schmidt
Today’s birthday boy has just one record in our German Family Tree. That one record will end up taking us to so many locations by the time this post is finished. George Albert Dede was born on August 4, 1887 and baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Missouri. Here is his baptism record. Albert … More Learning Latin from a Blacksmith’s Son
Dresden, Germany was the home of Johann Samuel and Friederika Guenther. On December 4, 1831, a baby was born to this couple by the name of Martin. Before Martin was born, there were three other siblings…..Louise, born in 1808, Gotthold, born in 1811, and Immanuel, born in 1830. The fact that Immanuel was born 19 … More December 4th – A Seminary Holiday?