German transcription   Zum frommen Andenken an Maria Anna Schmelzle Geboren 31 Juli 1845 Gestorben am 27 Dezember 1916   Lasset uns Beten [not translated]   ********************** English Translation   In pious memory of Maria Anna Schmelzle Born on 31 July 1845  Died on 27 December 1916   Let us Pray [not translated]   Note: [nee Schmutz; wife of Bernard Schmelzle]Read More →

German transcription   Zum christlichen Andenken an Elizabeth Koch (geb. Leiendecker)   Geboren zu Mehren, Deutschland, am 14 Maerz 1833 Gestorben zu St. Louis, Mo., am 26 Juni 1911, Nach kurzem Leiden, gottergeben und wohlversehen  durch den Empfang der hl. Sakramente. Sie war  die Wittwe von Louis Koch der ihr am 6 Dezember 1876  im tode voraus ging. Die lieben Seelen  werden dem Opfer der Priester und dem Gebete  der Glaeubigen empfohlen.   Ablassgebete [not translated]   ********************** English Translation   In Christian memory of Elizabeth Koch (geb. Leiendecker)   Born in Mehren, Germany, on 14 March 1833 Died in St. Louis, Mo. on 26Read More →

German transcription   Zum frommen Andenken an Angela Glingler Geboren den 27 Februar 1828 zu Hagen, Bei Allendorf, Westfalen Gestorben zu Pacific, Mo., den 17 Maerz 1903   Gebet [not translated]   ********************** English Translation   In pious memory of   Angela Glingler Born on 27 February 1828 in Hagan, by Allendorf, Westphalia Died in Pacific, MO, on 17 March 1903   PrayerRead More →

German transcription   Der verstorbene Hochw[uerden] Martin J. Bahr Pfarrer von Spanish Lake, Mo., war Geboren am 11 November 1863, Zum Priester geweibt am 8 Juni 1895; Gestorben am 26 Mai 1914   ********************** English Translation   The deceased Rev. Martin J. Bahr Pastor of [the Parish at] Spanish Lake, Mo., was Born on 11 November 1863 He became a Priest on 8 June 1895 Died on 26 May 1914Read More →

Dutch Transcription   Bid voor de ziel van zaliger Mijnheer Franciscus Kempenaers Echtgenoot van Maria Catharina PEETERS Lid van het derde Orde van den H. Franciscus,  (Ossenmarkt) van den Congregatie van de H. Familie  [Hopland], van de Sodaliteit [Korte Nieuwstraat]   Geboren te Wilrijck, den 30 Augustus 1840 en overleden  te Antwerpen, den 5 September 1914, voorzien van de H.H. Sacramenten der Stervenden  Begraven te Berchem ********************** English Translation   Franciscus Kempenaers Spouse of Maria Catharina Peeters Member of the Order of St. Francis, (Ossenmarkt), of the Congregation of the Holy Family [Hopland], of the Sodality [Korte Vieuwstraat]   Born in Wilrijck, the 30 AugustRead More →

Jesus!               Maria!              Joseph [prayer of St. Ambrose] Zum frommen Andenken An Ludwig Joseph Jokerst   Geboren 18. Oktober 1886, Gestorben den 19 Juli 1905   Gebet ********************** English   Jesus                Mary                Joseph   To the pious Memory Of Ludwig Joseph Jokerst Born 18 October 1886 Died 19 July 1905   PrayerRead More →

German Transcription: Zur frommen Erinnerung an Christina Kayser, (Geb. Bohn) Geboren in Buechersheim, Rheinpfalz, am 25 Februar 1823  Gestorben in St. Genevieve, Mo., am 27 Maerz 1909. Gebet [Translation not needed]   English Translation: To the pious memory of Christina Kayser, (Born Bohn) Born in Buechersheim, Rheinpfalz, On the 25 February 1823 Died in Ste. Genevieve, MO, On the 27 March 1909 Prayer [Not translated] Translator/transcriber’s note: She was probably a relative of Fr. Van’s housekeeper.Read More →

Transcription: Jesus!               Maria!              Joseph [skip prayer of St. Ambrosius] Zum frommen Andenken an Karl Eduard Jokerst Geboren 6 Maerz 1881 Gestorben 15 November 1897   [skip prayer, Gebet]   Mein Jesus Barmherzigkeit! (300 Tage Ablass.)  Süsses Herz Jesus, gib das ich immer ehr dich liebe! (300 Tage Ablass.) Süsses Herz Maria, sei meine Rettung. (100 Tage Ablass.)   Translation: Jesus                Mary                Joseph To the pious Memory Of Karl Eduard Jokerst Born 6 March 1881 Died 15 November 1897 My Jesus Mercy! (100 Days Indulgence) Sweet Heart of Mary, be my Rescue (300 Days Indulgence) Rest in PeaceRead More →