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11 Sep 2013

German Parish Record Translation of the Marriage of Carl Bauch and Anna Braun

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German Parish Record Translation of the Marriage of Carl Bauch and Anna Braun on 28 November 1837, Rawitsch, Posen, Prussia. Today’s post is about my continuing adventures trying to translate 19th century German parish records without knowing German. This a great record, full of interesting details and categories of information I’ve [...]

22 Jun 2013

Obituaries from Chicago German-Language Newspapers for Gottfried Hann

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Today’s topic is obituaries from Chicago German-Language newspapers for Gottfried Hann (1861-1896), my great-grandfather, as I continue trying to read 19th-c. German without actually knowing any. Chicago Abendpost, Samstag, den 17 October 1896, S. 4 Gestorben: Gottfried Hann, geboren am 2. May 1861 im Ladis, Tyrol, 35 Jahre [...]

11 Jun 2013

Anna Koenig Linde of Freienwalde, Pomerania

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Here’s the promised updated translation of the German parish record for the death of Anna Koenig Linde of Freienwalde, Pomerania: Corrected: 48/23 Den Drei und zwanzigste Dezember Morgens um ¼ auf 9 Uhr, starb an Geschwulst Anna Regina König verwitwete Linde, des verstorbene Tuchmachermeister Johann Gottlieb Linde hinterlassene Ehefrau 65 [...]