Read the dramatic account of an event unfolding in the life of Johann Floersch, settler and his family from Germany, arriving into the US in mid-1800’s, antebellum (pre-Civil War) Missouri. Following is an account by author Sandra Lewis Miller in a collaborative effort with interviews and extensive research done by descendants of Johann Floersch. Estimates of Floersch’s in US descendant from Johann range upwards of 5,000.
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Story from Memories of Weston, Missouri, Vol. II Millenium Edition – 1837 to 2000
Written and compiled by Sandra Lewis Miller; Page layout and design by Ted S. Wilson, Sponsored by the Weston Historical Museum, Copyright 2001 by Weston Historical Museum. (shared with permission)