Yesterday’s story highlighted Juliane (Popp) Bruhl. It just so happened that I ran across another story that includes a Juliane Bruhl for today’s post. Today, Juliane’s maiden name was Juliane Bruhl, not her married name. And she married today’s birthday boy, Christian Schaefer. Let’s begin with Christian. He was born on July 17, 1835 in … More Another Juliane Bruhl
The post today starts in Germany where a girl was born on February 19, 1855. This is one of those rare occasions where I found a baptism record for her from the town of Lorch, Germany which was located in the Baden-Württemburg region. The girl’s name was Friedricke Nanette Jung. Jung would be pronounced the … More Tough Choice for Nanette
We start today’s story with the birthday of Margaretha Grosse on August 5, 1860 in Friedland, Missouri, also called The Ridge. She was the daughter of Carl and Emilie (Gebner) Weber and was baptized at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg. When Margaretha was 22 years old, she married Gustav Gross of Frohna in 1883. Gustav … More Who Buried the Undertaker?