Today’s tale does not spend much time in Perry County, Missouri, but it has its beginning here. You will be viewing only one church record and two census records for the main character in today’s story that come from Missouri. This tale gives me the opportunity to discuss two themes that come out of the … More Rev. Professor Schmidt
The first thing I must do today is discuss the pronunciation of the surname Hoeh that you see in the title. Folks around here would pronounce this name as “hay”. We will be looking at the “ride” made by Carl Edward Hoeh as he made his journey through life. The homes he had throughout his … More The Hoeh Ride
I have been honored to write for this blog. However, that is not why I have composed the above title. Instead, there was once a Lutheran pastor who could have said after his wedding, “I have been “Ahner”ed.” (The surname Ahner is pronounced the same as the word “honor”.) And since his surname was Iben, … More Iben “Ahner”ed
Our birthday boy for today is Edmund Werre. Edmund is out of the ordinary for this blog because he was not born in Perry County and therefore not found in any of our church records. It is actually to my advantage today to discuss someone from elsewhere because once again I am not in Altenburg. … More Martha Ends Up Werre?