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Re: Abbreviation from baptismal entry

Hi, Today I was reading a list of German abbreviations and I thought of this query and wondered if we would ever have an answer. I think you just may have the
Oct 4, 2011

Re: Abbreviation from baptismal entry

I am going to take a shot at answering my own query. The following just dawned on me, that the abbreviation. Geb. Sch. may refer to Geburtsschein, which means
Oct 4, 2011

Re: Abbreviation from baptismal entry

Hi, Thank you for your response. I did not say or mean to imply that the birth of the individual was 1850. I do not know what the abbreviation is or what the
Shamal Eladril
Jul 12, 2011

Re: Abbreviation from baptismal entry

I don't know about your abbreviation, but if the baptism was 1833 how could the birth be 1850?  Could that be a death date.  I've never seen a record like
Carolyn SCISM
Jul 12, 2011

Abbreviation from baptismal entry

Hi, I recently received a letter in response to one I wrote to a church in Glauchau, Saxony, requesting transcriptions of entries from the St. Georgen Church
Jun 29, 2011

Re: trying to my family history

What kind of history are you trying to find and what was your family name, that is the area where my dad's side of the family is from I might be able to help
Jun 23, 2011

trying to my family history

Hi Imtryingfind histoy when iwas a small girl live on a farm east of Washington mo their was a pipe line that ran throught the farm the would years between
Jun 22, 2011

Ignore -- Re: [GermanSpecialinterest] Bad News ... Need your help A

Hi All, I just talked with Kathy. She is fine and disappointed to say the least that her e-mail address got hijacked. Do not send any money in response to
Jun 3, 2011

Bad News ... Need your help ASAP!!

Hello, I'm sorry for this odd request because it might get to you too urgent but it's because of the situation of things right now.  I’m with family on
Jun 3, 2011

Re: surnames Ritzler, Sum, Wissmath

The search box is on the upper right corner of the home page.  You must be logged in to use it.  Each surname must be listed separately.  Carol Whitton, CG
Carol Whitton
Apr 22, 2011

vietnam war casualties

Even though this has nothing to do with Germany research I thought maybe the members would be interested in this excellent site for researching family and
Carol Schlueter
Apr 22, 2011

Re: Old German vocations

Mike, In reply I am recalling what my father told me over the years about early Germany and Prussia. Dad came from Germany right after WWI. He said that
Feb 23, 2011

Re: Old German vocations

Mr. Persbacher, Thank you for your input. I am inclined to agree that linen weaver is a more appropriate translation. I have been searching online and
Feb 23, 2011

Re: Old German vocations

I would offer this explanation: the occupation was "linen weaver" which fits much better with the "weaver of wool" that also appears. Yes, this could mean
Gerald Perschbacher
Feb 23, 2011

Old German vocations

Hi, Would like to know if anyone in the group can provide a translation of a vocation for an ancestor. I recently received back a response to a letter I wrote
Feb 23, 2011
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