Lots of Motz Carts

Heinrich and Catharina (Roth) Motz came to America prior to 1839 and were living in New York.  When they heard about the Stephanite immigration to Missouri which was taking place in 1838-1839, they joined quite a few other New Yorkers to move to Missouri to join this group of German Lutherans.  As we have mentioned … More Lots of Motz Carts

Silent Partner

I started looking for a story to write today by looking for an event that took place not only on October 30th, but on October 30, 1867.  I did that because I wanted to find an event that took place the day before Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg was going to dedicate their new church.  … More Silent Partner