Days of Their Lives

I just cannot think of a better term for today’s type of post than “soap opera”. This tale has so many plot twists. Some of the behaviors of the people involved in the story are quite commendable. Others I would describe as quite inappropriate. I will begin by referring back to a previous post that … More Days of Their Lives

Orphan Marries Orphan

Today would have been the 130th anniversary of two orphans from Altenburg.  On November 21, 1886, Henry Voerster married Katherine Roenn at Trinity Lutheran. Henry was the son of Friedrich and Anna Maria (Kaufmann) Voerster.  This couple had been married at Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Louis in 1848. The pastor who performed the ceremony … More Orphan Marries Orphan