John Hooss and Mary Magdalena Kiesler were married in Perryville 150 years ago. I will attempt to tell the tale of a prominent family in Perryville history. I will begin with documenting the early years of John Hooss. John Hooss was born on February 1, 1848, the son of Henry and Barbara (Fath) Hooss. His … More Hooss Celebrating Their 150th Anniversary?
A marriage record shows up for April 12, 1896, and it began my search today. Below is the marriage license. The bride and groom for this wedding were Caroline Horn and Adolph Weber. The pastor was Rev. J. Stumpf. The minister’s name had me stumped (or is that “stumpfed”) for a little while. I eventually … More Hardware, Ice Cream, Mail, Merchandise, Food, Music, Beer