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Nancy Loe
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  • San Luis Obispo, CA
  • United States
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Nov 11, 2012
Nancy Loe replied to Kathleen Fox Allen's discussion How do I correctly identify Glashutten, Germany in my genealogical records? in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"Kathleen, You might try the new feature they're developing at FamilyLabs called "Standard Finder." It gives the standard for place names as well as alternatives over the years as borders changed. It's been really helpful to me in…"
Feb 17, 2011
Nancy Loe added a discussion to the group Germany and German Ancestry
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New Group of Alien Records Released at National Archives

More than 300,000 new "alien files" have been released by NARA and are located at the Kansas City regional facility. The National Archives states, "A-Filesare a rich source of biographical information in that theycontain relatively modern immigration documents, all in one file. Sincethe early 20th century the United States collected increasing amountsof information from immigrants and A-Files from mid-century hold awealth of data, including visas, photographs, applications,…See More
Nov 9, 2010
Annekathrin Genest replied to Nancy Loe's discussion reading handwriting for an occupation? in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"Ackerbürger is correct. A farming citizen of a town. (Acker: field, acre, Bürger: citizen, townsman). This term is very common in church records."
Oct 15, 2010
Nancy Loe commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"I also really like The German Card published by the Sacramento German Genealogical Society. $5 and it's easy to work with at a microfilm reader. http://www.sacgergensoc.org/publications.html But I also will confess that I hired a translator…"
Sep 22, 2010
Nancy Loe replied to Cheryl Reichardt's discussion Can't speak German
"I've been trying http://www.vocabulix.com/ And my DH found a list of german occupations and illnesses that's been very helpful: http://sassyjanegenealogy.blogspot.com/2010/09/follow-friday-old-german-professions.html"
Sep 10, 2010
Nancy Loe replied to Nancy Loe's discussion reading handwriting for an occupation? in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"This is my g-g-grandfather who emigrated when he was 50 years old to Chicago. I think he worked as a laborer the rest of his life. I have a lot of the immigrant generation who come straight off of farms in Europe to Chicago - it must have been a…"
Sep 10, 2010
John C. Bhend replied to Nancy Loe's discussion reading handwriting for an occupation? in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"Ackerbürger (Ackerbuerger) : farmer in a town who has all the rights of a citizen (therefore this term was never used in villages). This seems to be a very specialized and antiquated term; I've seen "farming citizen" and…"
Sep 10, 2010
Mitchell Staude replied to Nancy Loe's discussion reading handwriting for an occupation? in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"Yes"
Sep 10, 2010
Gail Korszniak Kreyns replied to Nancy Loe's discussion reading handwriting for an occupation? in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"I think it's Ackerbürger as well."
Sep 10, 2010
Nancy Loe added a discussion to the group Germany and German Ancestry
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reading handwriting for an occupation?

I've had some more good luck with my Prussian line lately. I'd be very grateful for any opinions on the occupation that's listed for my gg-grandfather in four of his children's baptism records. I put them up at:http://sassyjanegenealogy.blogspot.com/2010/09/follow-friday-old-german-professions.htmlI think it's maybe Ackerbürger - citizen farmer? But since my German is non-existant, I thought…See More
Sep 10, 2010
Nancy Loe commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"Catherine, your response @ Aug 3 9:13 am is just great. Lots of good information there. Would you consider responding at my blog so I don't lift your information wholesale?…"
Aug 5, 2010
Nancy Loe commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"Have you tried looking for naturalization papers, marguerite? Speaking of which, I just discovered the naturalization "first papers" for 500,000 people in the Midwest are still extant and being indexed. When I went to the Circuit Court in…"
Aug 2, 2010
Nancy Loe commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"This looks like a good overview as well: http://www.kindredtrails.com/denmark.html"
Jul 31, 2010
Nancy Loe commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"Donna, I haven't encountered any Danes yet in my tree, but I'm sure if I work back far enough, the Norwegians and Swedes must have started from there? Have you tried this link? http://www.progenealogists.com/denmark/"
Jul 31, 2010
Nancy Loe commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"Michael, Thank you for the links - especially the one to the Pomeranian Genealogical Society. That's the part of Germany my research is headed to next. In the meantime, I've found 64 more ancestors in that small village in…"
Jul 31, 2010

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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Loe, Hann, Ross, Kirschstein, Schumann, Larsson, Mutch, Will, Andersen, Libby, Curtis, Doles, Smith, Saul, Bloomheart
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
USA, Scotland, Prussia, Austria, Sweden, Norway, England, South Africa, New Zealand
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Professional Genealogist
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
Hired to run a genealogy library right out of library school.
Do you have a genealogy website or blog?
http://www.sassyjanegenealogy.blogspot.com

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At 11:16am on July 24, 2009, Cindy Curtin said…
Hi Nancy -
I'm curious about your SAUL connection. My 3rd great grandmother was Margaret Saul, apparently born in London abt. 1843 (according to census records). She married Lawrence Hall of Preston Lancs. Regards -cindy
 
 
 

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