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Germany and German Ancestry

This group was created for anyone interested in researching German Ancestry.

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Comment by Joan Foster on July 8, 2009 at 4:35pm
Thanks for your suggestion, Casidy.
No, I haven't. Not that sure where he was born. Some material suggests Evansville, which is in Vanderburgh Co.; some suggests Randolph Co. Not near each other. That was my next step: to try to resolve where in Indiana. Church records are great suggestion if I can tie him down better, or if they just suggest family movement after his birth.
Comment by Casidy Andersen on July 8, 2009 at 3:03pm
Joan,
Have you tried looking to see if there are any church records you might be able to search?
Comment by Jilaine Hock on July 8, 2009 at 2:32pm
Hello, I am looking for the Burg Family from Koblenz, Rhineland area.
Comment by Leslie Mehana on July 8, 2009 at 1:36pm
I first meet Louisa Klinefelter in Pittsburgh on 6 Aug 1857 when she marries Henry Tirrell (also Tirril), a stone cutter (think those glorious funerary statues). She was the daughter of the sternwheeler captain mentioned in Mark Twain's memoir about his brother's death.
She was born 7 May 1839 in Pittsburgh and died 26 Sept 1878, one year and one month after the passing of her husband, in Bunker Hill, Macoupin, IL. They are both buried in a family plot in the cemetery there.
Comment by Joan Foster on July 8, 2009 at 11:52am
I am looking for just one line. HOLZGRAFE anywhere. Ferdinand b. 1854 in Indiana; various census records, etc. say parents b. Germany or Prussia. I don't really know where to turn as uncertain who his parents were. Any advice welcomed.
Comment by Ruby Coleman on July 8, 2009 at 9:51am
Hope this turns into a great discussion area for doing German research. I have many lines from Germany from various time periods.
 

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