Joseph and Emma – A Few More Bock’s in Uniontown

Today is the birthday of Joseph Bock. Like several other Bock babies that have appeared in this blog, Joseph was born and baptized in Uniontown. Joseph was born on November 18, 1843, the son of Michael and Christiane (Hemmann) Bock. Joseph’s mother was the 2nd child of J.G. Hemmann, who has been mentioned in quite … More Joseph and Emma – A Few More Bock’s in Uniontown

From Old Appleton to San Francisco – With Stops in Kansas and Idaho

A marriage at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown is the starting point for today’s tale. You will be reading about a couple and their family who made their way west across our country during their lives. Their stops along the way happen to be places where other Perry County natives migrated. The story doesn’t end … More From Old Appleton to San Francisco – With Stops in Kansas and Idaho

Rev. Martin and Martha

Regular readers of this blog might remember that there have already been several posts that have included a combination of the names, Martin and Martha. You will be reading yet another one of those posts today, one that includes a Lutheran pastor with the name, Martin. I suppose it’s only appropriate that a Rev. Martin … More Rev. Martin and Martha

Edward and His Emma’s

Edward William Wunderlich is today’s birthday boy. He was born on January 9, 1862, making today his 159th birthday. Edward would go on to get married twice in his lifetime, and both of his wives were named Emma. Edward’s parents were Zacharias and Amelia (Gerstner) Wunderlich. Edward was baptized at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna. … More Edward and His Emma’s