A Poehner Pair

Today’s tale has what could be described as several “missing pieces”. Actually, I think a better way to describe these missing pieces is that they are pieces that I was unable to find. I spend a few hours each day gathering the pieces to put together for a story. I use the term “drive-by genealogy” … More A Poehner Pair

Bertha and Paul

Bertha Agnes Thauwald was born on this day 140 years ago, making her today’s birthday girl. She was born on August 8, 1881, the daughter of Carl and Caroline (Schneider) Thauwald. Bertha was baptized at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown, Missouri. An image of her baptism record from that congregation’s books is shown below. Even … More Bertha and Paul

Adolf’s Ladies

I decided to write a story today about a couple that got married on March 28th.  I had gotten quite a way through researching this couple before I discovered that another couple not only got married on the same day, but at the same church.  Then I took a look to see if I had … More Adolf’s Ladies