Menfro Moldenhauer’s

I get to tell the tale involving a brand new surname for this blog today.  That name is Gerstacker.  Today’s birthday girl is Emma Gerstacker, the daughter of Johann George and Eva (Bergmann) Gerstacker.  She was born on June 29, 1882 and baptized at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, Missouri.  On Ancestry.com, many of the … More Menfro Moldenhauer’s

Solar Soothsaying

Today is the winter solstice.  It is a day that has to do with solar positioning.  It is also a day which is exactly eight months away from a total solar eclipse coming to Perry County on August 21, 2017. I must admit that I couldn’t find one of my regular topics for our blog … More Solar Soothsaying