About two years ago, I wrote a post titled, Engert the Egger. In that post, it was mentioned that there were two Gustav Adolf Engert’s that were born only 6 years apart, one born in 1869, and the other in 1875. The two Engert boys were even cousins. The previous post was devoted to the … More The Other Gustav Adolf Engert
Emanuel Hellwege had two wives during his lifetime, and he married the first one of them on this day back in 1908. I will attempt to share Emanuel’s life story with you today. Emanuel Theodor Hellwege was born on December 28, 1885, the son of Henry and Mina (Rettig) Hellwege. There is a puzzle here. … More Hellwege’s Heartthrobs
I will tell the tale today of an East Perry County couple and their family. I would classify it as a fairly typical story for this blog. And like so many stories that I’ve told, there is a mystery that I cannot solve. In this story, that mystery will not show up until the very … More Who Is Elizabeth Hellwege?