Popp’s Pfau Frau

Pauline Clara Pfau is today’s birthday girl.  She was born on June 23, 1864, the daughter of Gottfried and Amalie (Draman or Trummann) Pfau.  There is a little bit of a puzzle having to do with this Pfau family.  Clara’s parents arrived in America aboard the Magdalene in 1859.  Take a look at the passenger … More Popp’s Pfau Frau

Another Anna Marie

When I found today’s birthday girl and began researching her, I made this observation and asked this question.  “Another Anna Marie.  How many Anna Marie’s are there in our German Family Tree?”  So, I did a search.  When I placed the term “Anna Marie” in the search box, Microsoft Word came up with 302 results.  … More Another Anna Marie

Keepers of the Hotels

Right now, Perry County is gearing up for a very special event which will occur this August…..a total solar eclipse.  People from all over our country and all over the world will be visiting our area for this astronomical phenomenon.  These people will need places to stay.  It is my understanding that all the hotels … More Keepers of the Hotels