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Re: [TexasCzechs] Fw: Bremen Archives

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  • Gilbert Bohuslav
    Richard: If I already know the ship, can I write to them to determine if someone was on that ship, maybe even as a stowaway? Or this record only for those
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      Richard: If I already know the ship, can I write to them to determine if someone was
      on that ship, maybe even as a stowaway? Or this record only for those who died while
      at sea? And to whom do I write?

      Gilbert Bohuslav


      Richard Garza wrote:

      > Hi All,
      > Some of you may have had relatives who were born or died on board a ship from
      > Bremen. The following comes form another list I follow.
      > Hope this tip helps some of you.
      >
      > Sharing! It's what it's all about.
      > Rick Garza
      > richardgarza1@...
      > http://www.garza-zattler.homepage.com
      > Names being researched: GARZA, ZATTLER, FOSTER, REYNA, SCHACHTNER, STOPFER, FOSTER,
      > CANALES
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <SaintWare@...>
      > To: <BAVARIAN-ANCESTORS-L@...>
      > Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2000 8:38 AM
      > Subject: [BAVARIAN-ANCES] Bremen Archives
      >
      > | Hi everyone.
      > |
      > | I just called in Bremen about the ships information that they have. Although
      > | they have records of births and deaths (we didn't discuss marriages), the
      > | births are without an index. They only have births from 1868 - 1883, and
      > | from 1903 - 1911.
      > |
      > | Deaths are recorded from 1845 -1875, but there is an alphabetical list of
      > | deaths from 1834 - 1937.
      > |
      > | Her suggestion was to write to Washington (I guess she means the National
      > | Archives), to have your ancestor located on a ships list. Then you can write
      > | to them to find out information about the ship itself, its departures and
      > | arrivals, and to get a photo of the ship, which they also occasionally have.
      > |
      > | This is NOT a place to find the home village of your ancestors, but rather
      > | just to get confirmation of information you already have from another source.
      > | :-)
      > |
      > | Sometime this fall they are going to make a large register of *Auswanderer*
      > | available over PC in the archive. I asked the helpful lady to send me the
      > | brochure about it, and I'll keep you posted.
      > |
      > | Also, to Barbara in Wilmington, Lambrecht is in the Pfalz. The church
      > | records from 1798 are kept at the Bishop's archive in Speyer. These records
      > | have been all been filmed by the LDS, so you should be able to locate
      > | something in their files! The books before 1798 are still at the church, and
      > | would have to be accessed by the church office for you.
      > |
      > | Good luck.
      > | Carol
      > |
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