Double Double-U

Today I will share the story of W.W……..Wilhelm Wachter.  His story is not without its puzzles.  I hope I get it right.  I tell his story today because December 29th was the date of his second marriage in 1870.  But before I get to that, let me go back. Wilhelm came to America when he … More Double Double-U

A Zschoch-ing Death

I must start today’s post with a little lesson on pronunciation.  One of the most unusual names to enter Perry County over the years was the name of one of pastors of Concordia Lutheran Church in Frohna.  His name was Rev. Wilhelm Zschoche.  A previous post was written about his family titled, A Zschoch-ing Wedding.  … More A Zschoch-ing Death