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Bidlingmaier Emigrants from Plochingen, Württemberg, Germany

Published under German Immigrants on 08/06/2014

  Georg Friedrich Bidlingmaier Born: 27 Mar 1812 in Plochingen, Württemberg Died: 28 Aug 1884 in Plochingen, Württemberg Married:  Friederike Katharine Eitel on 14 Apr 1837 in Plochingen Friederike Katharina Eitel Born:  15 Oct 1818 in Plochingen, Württemberg Died: 1 Jan 1856 in Plochingen, Württemberg Their children born in Plochingen: Johanna Friedrike Bidlingmaier, born 24 Jun 1838; married Wilhelm Zapf Continue Reading »

Can You Pass an 8th Grade Test Your Ancestors Took?

Published under From Our Research Files on 08/06/2014

One of my clients has a keen interest in the educational level his ancestors achieved.  He seemed very disappointed when I told him that the majority of his ancestors and their children had an 8th grade education. I realized that until well into the 20th century, none of my ancestors attended what we call High School. My grandparents were born in the Continue Reading »

Origins of Andrewas Geilen and Clara Diessteli of New York City

Published under German Immigrants on 08/05/2014

Andreas Geilen & Clara Diessteli married on February 8, 1869 in New York City.  Their marriage record says he originated in Aachen, Rheinland, Prussia and Clara from Olsen, Kanton Solothurn, Switzerland.  See details below. Click on image to enlarge.

Origins of Friedrich Schuler of New York City

Published under German Immigrants on 08/05/2014

The marriage record of Friedrich Schuler and Eva Maria Kunzenmann describes Friedrich Schuler, age 25, as a piano maker from Ludwigsburg, Württemberg, Germany. They married April 13, 1869 in New York City. See details below. Click on image to enlarge.

Sara Frenkel & Children from Krakau, Galizien, Austria

Published under Jewish Immigrants on 08/05/2014

Sara Frenkel and her two daughters left Hamburg, German aboard the ship Teutonia in June 1864 bound for the Port of New York.    See details below. Click on image to enlarge.

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 »


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