My Quast Quest

I have spent way too much time researching today’s story.  And after all is said and done, I still have questions. Johann Martin Quest was one of the original immigrants.  He came to America aboard the Johann Georg and up the Mississippi River aboard the Clyde.  Here we see him listed on the Johann Georg … More My Quast Quest

Twin Twins

As a grandfather of a pair of twins, I am usually attracted by stories involving twins.  This is definitely one of those…..with a curiosity or two. First of all, I noticed that there was a Ludwig (Louis) Boehme who married Louisa (Lulu) Lottes on November 19, 1901.  I must admit that the thought of a … More Twin Twins

Youngest of the Jahns

Today would have been the 155th anniversary of Gottfried and Sarah (Jahn) Wachter.  They were married in 1861 at Trinity Lutheran Church by Rev. J.P. Beyer.  Sarah Jahn (pronounced YON or YAWN) was the youngest of the children in the Gottfried Jahn family that was part of the original immigration.  Sarah was not born until … More Youngest of the Jahns