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Minna Hirschfeld Family from Schneidemühle

Published under Jewish Immigrants on 08/05/2014

Minna Hirschfeld and her three children immigrated from the United States from Schneidemühl, Posen, Prussia, Germany. They left from Hamburg, Germany in 1864.  See details below. Click on image to enlarge.  

Fischer Immigrants from Friolzheim, Württemberg, Germany

Published under German Immigrants on 07/31/2014

Fischer, Caroline Friederike born 30 Dec 1843 in Friolzheim. Daughter of Johann Georg Fischer and Christina Catharina Leicht. Emigrated: 1851, America. Fischer, Caroline Rosine born 11 Mar 1892 in Friolzheim. Daughter of Gottlob Albert Fischer and Katharine Luise Hermann. Emigrated: America. Fischer, Christina Catharina born 8 May 1811 in Flacht. Daughter of Christof Leicht and Christine Catharine Ronz. Married: Johann Continue Reading »

Feiler Immigrants from Friolzheim, Württemberg, Germany

Published under German Immigrants on 07/31/2014

Feiler, Jacob Friederich born 18 Feb 1859. Son of Johann Georg Feiler and Regine Katharine Zoller. Emigrated: America. Feiler, Johannes born 14 Nov 1862 in Friolzheim. Son of Johann Georg Feiler and Regine Katharine Zoller. Emigrated: America. Feiler, Luise Katharine born 4 May 1862 in Friolzheim. Daughter of Johann Georg Feiler and Regine Katharine Zoller. Emigrated: America.

Böckle Immigrants from Friolzheim, Württemberg, Germany

Published under German Immigrants on 07/31/2014

Böckle, Christina born 16 May 1830. Daughter of Friederich Böckle and Christiana Juliana Stokin. Emigrated: 1857, America. Böckle, Friedrich born 27 Jul 1828 in Friolzheim. Daughter of Friederich Böckle and Christiana Juliana Stokin. Emigrated: America.

Blessing Immigrants from Friolzheim, Württemberg

Published under German Immigrants on 07/31/2014

Blessing, Anna Maria born 12 Aug 1823 in Friolzheim. Daughter of Joseph Schenkel. Married: Johann Georg Blessing on 14 Apr 8144 in Friolzheim. Emigrated: 1857, America. Blessing, Johann Georg born 16 Jan 1816 in Friolzheim. Son of Andreas Blessing and Luise Elisabetha Maltener. Married: Anna Maria Schenkel on 14 Apr 1844 in Friolzheim. Emigrated: 1857, America. Blessing, Johann Gottlieb born Continue Reading »

Bertsch Immigrants from Friolzheim, Württemberg

Published under German Immigrants on 07/31/2014

Bertsch, Emma Pauline born 13 Jul 1902 in Friolzheim. Daughter of Ludwig Friedrich Bertsch and Rosine Luise Kogel. Emigrated: 1921, America. Bertsch, Ernst Wilhelm born 23 Mar 1908 in Friolzheim. Son of Ludwig Friedrich Bertsch and Rosine Luise Kogel. Emigrated: America. Bertsch, Gustav August born 21 Nov 1881 in Friolzheim. Son of Gottlob Johannes Bertsch and Johanne Friederike Benzinger. Emigrated: Continue Reading »

Assfahl Immigrants from Friolzheim, Württemberg

Published under German Immigrants on 07/31/2014

Asspahl, Catharina Dorothea born 23 Oct 1824 in Friolzheim. Daughter of Johann Gottlieb Assfahl and Christiana Hermann. Emigrated: 1831, America. Assfahl, Carl Wilhelm born 28 Jul 1826 in Friolzheim. Son of Johann Gottlieb Assfahl and Christiana Hermann. Emigrated: 1831, America. Assfahl, Christiana born 8 Mar 1788 in Friolzheim. Daughter of Leonhard Hermann and Maria Rosina Benzinger. Married Johann Gottlieb Assfahl, Continue Reading »

Katharina & Heinrich Bachman from Menzingen, Baden, Germany

Published under German Immigrants on 07/28/2014

Christian Bachmann Mennonite, farmer and resident of Menzingen son of Jacob Bachman and Eva Maria Bechtel born 31 October 1804 in Heilbronn, Württemberg, Germany died 23 September 1875 in Menzingen, Baden, Germany married (1) 7 August 1834 in Menzingen, Baden, Germany married (2) unknown date and place   (1) Catharine Brand Mennonite daughter of Samuel Brand and Barbara Kaufmann born Continue Reading »

Joseph Melcher, Immigrant from Durmersheim, Baden, Germany

Published under News on 07/28/2014

  Joseph Melcher immigrated in 1881 to the United States from Durmersheim, Baden, Germany.  In 1900, he lived in New Orleans, Louisiana with his wife, Maggie, and their four children.  Their oldest son had been born in Ohio and Joseph had become a naturalized citizen. Click on image below to enlarge it.  

Applying for Cherokee Tribal Membership

Published under Native American on 07/28/2014

While very few American frontiersmen married a “Cherokee Princess”, thousands wed Native Americans before 1906. If you’ve heard stories about a Cherokee ancestor somewhere in your family tree and want to claim your Native American heritage by becoming a member of the tribe, you’ll have to prove it to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Cherokee Nation. Only after Continue Reading »


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