It is always good to remember our past, this is the second edition of
Emil Mitschke and Bertha Marie Becker Married November 1915 in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Serbin, Texas Parents of Marvin T. Mitschke and wife, Mickey of Giddings.
Lexington’s Historic Wedding Pictures. Our thank you to all who participate in this little trip to the past.
Bernhard “Ben” August Moerbe and Emma Louise Rackel were married November 16, 1913 in Lincoln, Lee County, Texas. They were the parents of Leonard Moerbe and Walter Moerbe. Grandchildren surviving are Gene Moerbe of Dime Box, Walter Moerbe, Jr. of Lexington, Larry Moerbe of Lago Vista and Drexel Moerbe of Houston. PICTURE PROVIDED BY JENNIFER DANE.
Adolph & Rosie Brinkmann Brinkmeyer Married Oct. 22, 1933 Aunt & Uncle to Charles & Earl Hartfiel and Angie Stall
Louis Gerhardt Beisert and Minnie Marie Hohle Married on September 17, 1930 in Loebau, Texas. They were blessed with 12 children: Alvin, Marvin, Robert, Ruben, Grace, Alfred, Ernest, Gladys, Elna, Janette, Corine and Helen. Nine children are still living today. Louis and his first wife, Melita, were blessed with seven children: Freida, Eleanor, Clara, Willie, Lorene, Leona and Ester, of which three are still living. PICTURE PROVIDED BY JENNIFER DANE.
Albert & Adele Hellman Hartfiel Parents of Jean Dowdy and Artis Poston. Uncle & Aunt to Charles & Earl Hartfiel and Angie Stall
August A. & Minnie Ahrendt Brinkmann Parents of Joycelyn Fudge, June Seidl, and Gene and Lee Brinkman. Uncle & Aunt to Charles & Earl Hartfiel and Angie Stall.
Carl W. & Alvena Brinkman Hartfiel Married Nov. 28, 1928 Parents of Charles & Earl Hartfiel and Angie Stall
Albert and Willie Mae Prater Drews Parents of Elder B. Drews Orsag and Melvin, both born in Lexington. Albert established the Drews Hatchery in 1942 in Giddings. Their son, Melvin, died in 1942 and Elder B. married Alvin Orsag (now deceased) in 1946 and they moved to Lexington, where she still lives today.
Louis & Melinda Brinkmann Marburger Aunt & Uncle to Charles & Earl Hartfiel
Herbert & Freida Maass Hartfiel Uncle & Aunt to Charles and Earl Hartfiel and Angie Stall
Oscar and Meta (Domann) Jenke Parents of Eugene & Milburn Jenke and Lavene Kudlmann. Married at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor on January 17, 1921.
Alvin and Minnie (Schultz) Bittner Married in 1920 Photo provided by their son, Monroe Bittner
Hobson H. Reat, Sr. and Norene McLarty Married in Tanglewood, Texas on May 15, 1921. Parents of: Hobson H. Reat, Jr. on 11-3-22, now deceased; Charles M. Reat on 2-13-29 and Bruce Reat (of Lexington) on 10-7-36.
Richard and Adelheid Yurk Maried 1940 Parents of Curtis,Victor and Robert Yurk Photo provided by Peggy Leutz
Rudolph & Minnie Seifert Ahrendt Married February 21, 1926 Parents of Fred, Frank (deceased), Robert, Erle (deceased), Viola and Dottie. Submitted by Viola and Dottie
William Sterling Dowdy and Germania Hester (Monnie) Germania Hester (Monnie) was the daughter of Lillie Louisa Wolf Hester and John Peter Martin Nichola Bismark Hester. She was born February 7, 1870. She married in her parents home on June 28, 1892. Monnie had graduated from Mary Hardin Baylor College. They owned and managed the Hester/Dowdy Store from 1896 until his death in 1909. Monnie continued to run the store until 1917. She died August 1, 1942. Grandchildren of this couple that still live in the Lexington area are Clara Grace King Holcombe Sherrill, Bill Dowdy, and Paulson Schultz.