Another Black and White Wedding – Revisited (With Pi for Dessert)

Almost two years ago,  I wrote this very short post about wedding photographs which show a bride wearing a dark dress with a white veil.  Here is that post….with some additions.+ ================================= While searching for a historical occasion that occurred on this date, I ran across the death date of Ida Emilie Martha (Mueller) Doering…..April … More Another Black and White Wedding – Revisited (With Pi for Dessert)

Noel Nuptials

Yesterday’s story was about how on two separate occasions, Rev. O.R. Hueschen became a father during the very busy Christmas season.  In 1901, this same pastor agreed to perform a marriage ceremony at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown on Christmas Day.  Now keep in mind, not only had Rev. Hueschen prepared for several worship services … More Noel Nuptials

Mississippi Marriage Misfortune: Tragedy at Tower Rock

A fascinating story took place on April 9th in East Perry County, and the characters in the story had absolutely nothing to do with the Lutheran immigration.  However, its timing came awfully close to corresponding with the arrival of the German Lutherans into Perry County.  It took place in 1839. According to Zion on the … More Mississippi Marriage Misfortune: Tragedy at Tower Rock

River Ridge Romance

There are times when I feel I am receiving divine guidance when I find stories to do for this blog.  Today is one of those.  Actually, yesterday was one of those too.  I was floundering for a story and was just about out of options while searching for an event that took place on April … More River Ridge Romance

The $15 Wedding

Johann Christoph Friedrich Feig was born on this day, October 7, in 1821 in Germany.  While still in Germany, he married Christiane Aloe.  In 1850, Christoph brought his wife and infant daughter, Johanne, to America.  They arrived in New Orleans aboard the Queen on June 10, 1850.   Christoph’s family is already recorded in the … More The $15 Wedding