Motorman Moeckel

Carl Friedrich Moeckel (he went by “Fred”) was born on July 19, 1883.  He was the firstborn child in the family of Charles and Mathilda (Sewerosky) Moeckel.  Fred was baptized at Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna.  Below is his baptism record. One more child was born and baptized at Concordia, Frohna, but when their third … More Motorman Moeckel

Watch Your Step

John Preusser was born on December 22, 1883 in Altenburg, Missouri.  Although being born and raised in a small town, he spent most of his life in the big city of St. Louis.  Today, I will attempt to tell you what I have found out about his life. John’s parents were August and Friedrike (Winter) … More Watch Your Step