Tag Archives: Herman Ekern

A Prominent Ekern Neighbor

Perhaps you remember the line from Clara’s Homestead I shared here, that in 1875, immigrant pioneer Peter Ekern gave our great-grandfather Bertinus Estenson a ride from Black River Falls to Pigeon Falls, his new home in America? Peter Ekern had been in BRF to replenish … Continue reading

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A La Follette in Pigeon Falls

The Christopherson pastors, father and then son, served Pigeon Creek Lutheran Church for many decades, and in the course of those years, ministered to three or four generations of Borresons. But I was genuinely surprised by this news clipping dated … Continue reading

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