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Farmer, Thresher, Sawyer, Hornblower

We have an anniversary to celebrate today.  On October 17, 1901, August Friedrich Leimbach and Hulda Pauline Engert were married at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Missouri.  391 more words

German Civil War Soldiers

In 1859, just a few years before the Civil War began, there was a marriage in Altenburg on October 2nd.  Before that war came to an end, the groom went off to fight in that war.  809 more words

Holschen in Motion

Today’s main characters will give me the opportunity to highlight once again a small group of people who became part of the Gesellschaft in 1839.  This group has come to be known as the St. 653 more words

Joining the Herm Thurm Firm

Today would have been the 121st birthday of Paula Grebing who was born on August 19, 1896.  She was the daughter of Martin and Emma (Richter) Grebing.  637 more words

The Ridge by John Rector Review

Hey Book Lovers,

Its raining a ton outside today which means it’s a perfect day for a review. Today I have a review of John Rector’s new book The Ridge. 341 more words


(J02E02) Incognito Mode

There was a time when the hilly uneven bough known as the Ridge circled the city. Old-timers insist you could go clear around Delhi without stepping from the shade once. 1,168 more words


Love Thy Neighbor

One does not have to spend too much time studying the family histories of people on The Ridge before realizing that the folks living there were not shy about loving their neighbors.   397 more words