Lichtenegger Market

The wedding day for August Theodore Lichtenegger and Ottilie Meyr was March 28, 1910.  Their wedding photo is shown here. Before I get any farther, let me describe the beginnings of the bride and the groom.  Ottilie Meyr was the first to be born.  She was born on March 7, 1888 in the New Wells … More Lichtenegger Market

A Beautiful Kraml

If you took the letters, A,K,L,M, and R, would you be able to make up a surname that would be easily identifiable?  Maybe you saw it today’s title, but I doubt that you could have predicted a spelling like Kraml.  I did a search on Ancestry.com and found that the surname could only be found … More A Beautiful Kraml

Painter Pastor

I have seen some pieces of art which were produced by a man by the name of Rev. George Heinrich Hilmer over the years.  I have even included a few of them in posts on this blog.  Here are two of them. Both of these paintings were made for the centennial celebration of the Saxon … More Painter Pastor

Mr. Martin Militzer

In February of 1856, Johann Christian Militzer married Caroline Wachter at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna.  They were married when Rev. Christoph Loeber was the pastor at that church.  This is an image of their marriage record in the Concordia books. After they were married, this couple began having children.  Their firstborn was Emma Militzer, … More Mr. Martin Militzer