Hi Cindy, Mr. Tretter may have better luck with lists and organizations related to the Sudeten Germans, such as the German-Bohemian Heritage SocietyMessage 1 of 3 , Apr 2, 2002View SourceHi Cindy,Mr. Tretter may have better luck with lists and organizations related to the Sudeten Germans, such as the German-Bohemian Heritage Society http://www.rootsweb.com/~gbhs/ . His list of German names, as well as that they were ousted from the Czech lands under the Benes decrees leads me to this conclusion. One of his Winklers seems to have died only 15 miles away from his birthplace in Litobratrice so there may still be some descendants in Austria. Birth records for the Suedmaehren (South Moravia) district will be found in Brno, CR. Other useful links for him would be:http://www.sudeten.de/ All of which have extensive genealogy links. He may also find the list of dead soldiers useful at: http://www.volksbund.de/
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http://www.texasczechs.homestead.com/.On Tue, 02 Apr 2002 08:03:37 -0600 Cindy Harvey <cindyharvey@...> writes:Are any of our "Texas Czechs" familiar with the surname TRETTER? I would love to help this person find out if he has relatives in the US.Thanks,Cindy----- Original Message -----From: ricardo....To: webmaster@...Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 3:36 AMSubject: my family originsMy Mother, Maria Tretter, was born in April the 29th of 1936 in Leipertitz (Litobratrice) in the czech republik. Their parents were Ignaz Winkler, borned in Leipertitz in february the 17th of 1907 and falled in Stalingrad(Russia) in January the 6th of 1943 during WWII. her mother was Hedwig Tretter, borned in Leipertitz in September the 20th of 1910 and died in Enzberg-mühlacker (Germany) in march the 9th off 1994.Ignaz Winkler Parents were:Ignaz Winkler, borned in leipertitz in July the 9th of 1864 and died in Kleinbaumgarten (Austria) in may the 8th of 1948