Teacher Schlichting

A tenth and last child was born to Johann and Maria (Stueve) Schlichting on this day 125 years ago. That baby was named George Theodor Schlichting. If you’ve done the math, you know that George was born on September 20, 1897. He was baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Missouri. We can take a … More Teacher Schlichting

200 Years for a Buck

As we proceed through the year 2022, I find it difficult to ignore a birthday that occurred in 1822. Since that year was well before the Gesellschaft arrived in Perry County, such a birth had to take place back in the German homeland. I discovered such a story for today’s post. Margaretha Buck was born … More 200 Years for a Buck

Claus and Adelheid

Today’s post was written by our friend, Cal Eggers, who has previously written posts on this blog. He and his brother, Fred, because they grew up in Farrar, are very familiar with families from that area. This post will highlight two such Farrar residents. ====================================== When you see “Man and Woman” as the title of … More Claus and Adelheid