I have not written a Poppitz story in a while. I found one today. A Poppitz girl was born on this day in Perry County. She would later be married and buried in this county. However, most of her life was spent elsewhere. So today I will tell the tale of Marie Poppitz. Marie Clara … More Born, Married, and Buried in Perry County
I hope that you have your registration in and have plans underway to visit us Oct. 25-27. We have made some wonderful arrangements for stellar presentations, entertainment, food, and an awesome custom coach fieldtrip. Visit the “Conference” tab on the website menu for a more detailed syllabus. Remember, there are NO registrations at the door. … More Conference 2018 is Almost Here!
I will start today’s post by sharing images of two census records from 1850. Both of them are from the city of St. Louis, Missouri. First, we have this one: Then this one: Both of these records are, as the title suggests, not as they seem. The top record seems to be Frederick Schuricht’s family … More Not What They Seem