Schuessler Stogies

Sometimes I run across stories that send me down a whole lot of rabbit holes.  Today is one of those.  By the time I was done searching, and believe me, there are even more rabbit holes I could have gone down, I think I tied together some Perry County families that had a common characteristic.  … More Schuessler Stogies

Holschen in Motion

Today’s main characters will give me the opportunity to highlight once again a small group of people who became part of the Gesellschaft in 1839.  This group has come to be known as the St. Louis Group, or as they are called in Zion on the Mississippi…..”Additions in St. Louis”.  This group was made up … More Holschen in Motion

A Shared Birthday

December 8th was the birthday of two brothers in the same family, yet they were not twins.  One of them happens to be one of my great grandfathers.  The mother of these two brothers was Johanne Christiane Mueller.  Her maiden name was Theilig, but by the time she had married Johann Gottlob Mueller, she had … More A Shared Birthday