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 would have been the 116th birthday of Henry Carmon Castor who was born on July 28, 1901. His birthplace is not one that would be expected in a blog that focuses on Perry County, Missouri. This boy was born in Concord, North Carolina which is located in Cabarrus County. However, the area in which … More Pastor Castor
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?