Gertrude Henrietta Mosblech (1911 – 1993)

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     On Saturday, July 15, 1911, Eduard and Magdalena Mosblech welcomed their third child, Gertrude Henrietta Mosblech, into the world.  “Aunt Gert” was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the third oldest of fourteen children.  “Aunt Gert” holds a special place in the Mosblech family history for her warmth, joy and affection for her many nieces, nephews, great nieces and

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The Dismal Fate of Bethlehem Lutheran Church

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     The Bethlehem German Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Hyde Park neighborhood of St. Louis, MO is one of the most endangered historical buildings in the city.  Built in 1890 and rebuilt after a fire in 1895, it was once one of the anchors of Hyde Park.  My great great grandmother, great grandmother, great great aunt and grandfather lived

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