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German Descendants

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Members: 41
Latest Activity: May 31, 2019

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Name Question 2 Replies

Hi Everyone,I'm wondering if anyone might now the answer to this question.  Here is the background.I'm researching the surname Guenther.  I've discovered that my 4x great grandfather's name is Peter…Continue

Started by Michelle Gimelberg. Last reply by Michelle Gimelberg Aug 15, 2014.


I'm looking for Guenthers and Ganders who migrated from Germany to the US in the late 1800's, early 1900's. Not sure where they actually arrived, but they quickly made their home in Massachusetts. …Continue

Tags: gunther, massachusetts, gunter, guenther, ginter

Started by KP Kris Aug 11, 2014.

Senff, Seneff, Seniff, Senoff, Senf, Senft, Sniff 2 Replies

My family supposedly came from the Dresden, Sachsen, or Saxony area of Germany/Prussia.  My 5th Grandfather, Casper Senff was supposedly born about 1746 and came to the USA in 1773, where he settled…Continue

Started by Rita Kern. Last reply by Michael Boscarato Jul 9, 2010.

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Comment by Nicole L. Rittenhouse - Owen on March 24, 2010 at 11:33am
My German ancestral names (from paternal and maternal lines) are Rittenhouse (my maiden name), ( Binder / Bender ), Grimm, ( Hagerhoff / Hagerhoffs ), Hartleib, Koch, Korbel, ( Keister / Koster / Kuster ), Papen, ( Rhein / Rein / Rhine ), and Ritter
Comment by Kathleen Berrett Bares on March 24, 2010 at 10:46am
My husbands family names are: Fehlberg, Bauer, Kepmf/Kemp and Lange.
Comment by PF on March 18, 2010 at 11:15am
My family names are Borchard and Friedrich.

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