Sunday Special: Ernst August Brueggeman's Next Call
Ernst August left Ireton Iowa for Grand Haven Michigan. He was installed at another St John's Lutheran Church. His installation date was January 26, 1891. His first son was born there (Edwin) and left this church on September 3, 1893. According to the attached record, he was released for health reasons.
In the mid-to-late 19th century, Grand Haven developed into a logging, lumber mill and shipping area, as well as a shipbuilding center.