April nineteenth was the birthday of Albert Mueller. He was one of the many sons of Anton Mueller. Another post told the story of one of these sons who served in the military titled, One of Anton’s Army. Being born in 1891, Albert had the distinction of being the oldest of Anton’s children. As was … More Mueller and the Mail
On this day, October 13th, in 1878, Susanna Johanna Palisch, the daughter of a farmer in Frohna, married Charles Georg Leopold Lueders, the son of a merchant in the same town. They were married at Concordia Lutheran Church. If you have been reading this blog in the past, these two family names may ring a … More Lueders/Palisch: Marriage or Competition?
The name Drumtra arrived in Perry County in the 1870’s and basically disappeared by the 1940’s. The following article can be found in the 1898 publication called “The Great Southwest”. It tells the story of Wm. J. Drumtra coming to Altenburg. Wm. J. Drumtra “The above named gentleman was born in Saxony-Weimar, Germany, in 1859, … More A Name Appears and Disappears