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John Farrar

The Gazette
January 9, 1901

Mr. John Farrar, of Marion neighborhood, died last week of heart failure. He was about 70 years of age.

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Frohna Butcher

Rudolph Oswald would have been expected to remember that today was the birthday of his wife.  Margaretha Mangels was born on December 6, 1872 and baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Missouri.  819 more words

Going Down the Side Roads

Today’s post really does not have much connection to East Perry County, but I want to write it anyway for a couple reasons.  It will be a story that illustrates how my research often takes me down some side roads. 822 more words

The Kasten Ziegelbrenners

We begin today’s tale by looking at a wedding which took place not long after World War I.  I suppose you could say that it is another one of those couples about which you could ask that question, “How did those two get together?”  The groom was Arthur Kasten from Jackson, Missouri, and the bride was Hedwig (Hattie) Krueger from Farrar.  831 more words

Farrar Transfer

Rosa Versemann would have been 116 years old today.  She was born in Farrar, Missouri on November 21, 1901 and baptized at Salem Lutheran Church.  Rosa’s parents were Herman and Maria (Koenig) Versemann.  594 more words

When Emma Met Emmanuel (and Henry)

Today’s post is another one written by a guest blogger.  This one was written by Cal Eggers who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  This is the first article he has written for us, and I hope it will be followed up by many more.  1,878 more words