Nice Try, Adolph

We will be recognizing a man today who would have been celebrating his 125th birthday had he still been alive.  His name was Gottfried Adolph Telle, and he was born on August 26, 1893.  He went by his middle name, Adolph, and he was baptized at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown, Missouri. Adolph was the … More Nice Try, Adolph

Telle’s Deli

Sometimes I assume people will know how to pronounce Perry County names, and as a result, they do not understand some of my terrible plays on words.  Today, I want to make sure that people know that the name Telle rhymes with jelly.  That way, you understand the title. This weekend, the Lutheran Heritage Center … More Telle’s Deli

The 3M Company

Martha Marie Telle was born on June 30, 1870.  When she later married Gottfried Heinrich Mueller, she became Martha Marie Mueller.  Thus, the reason for the reference to 3M in the title.  Today’s story is about this Martha’s family.  I say “this” Martha because she is not the only Martha Telle who lived in the … More The 3M Company