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b g (#46956504)
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Bio Photo Beside researching my ancestors I am interested to find emigrants who where born in Baden, Germany at the place where I live.

databases for research in Germany
choose a place and click at the left on Gesamtliste der Familiennamen
enter first name (Vorname) - last name(Nachname)
click suchen

Find the area in Germany where your german last name is most common
type the name in the searchbar and click on suchen.

Online churchbooks from Baden-Württemberg

Scroll down to the pic that says Standesbücher-click on that - click again - type the name of the place in the searchbox - choose the book, click on Archivalieneinheit einsehen - browse through the pages

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Dana Garrow
Sears family updates

Thanks for the updates to the Sears memorials in Beechwood Cemetery, NY. I wanted to check and see if you are related or have a connection with this family in any way? If so, I'd be happy to transfer them to your care… I'm not related at all! Just let me know!

Added by Dana Garrow on Aug 11, 2017 10:49 AM
Polly Davin
RE: Anton and Anastasia Rihm
If Anton and Anastasia are part of your family, too, absolutely. Even if they aren't, I'd love to. My great aunt Marie talked to me about them before she died in 2009. She didn't know a lot, but said her mother Margaret (Rihm)Sears was estranged from them. I don't know why. It's kind of a sad story but maybe no different than many other families. Generations later, we have a better family story to tell, and it was Anton and Anastasia coming to America that allow us to tell it. My Great Aunt Marie, their granddaughter, told me about their deaths. I later confirmed it in a New York Times article from 1930. Census records indicate they immigrated from Germany to the United States around 1882. They remained in the Bronx, NY, where Anton had several different jobs as a laborer. Census records indicate at least Anton became a citizen. Still looking for the source that gave me the county he filed for his Naturalization papers. It looks like they were living on Eagle(?) St., Bronx, when the 1930 Census was taken just before their deaths. He was a night watchman for the building there. Looks like a daughter, Rose Rihm Haarman and her daughter were living with them. Would have to check NY Times article again to see if this was the same building where they died. Aunt Marie seemed familiar with at least one or two of her mom's sisters. Not sure if Rose was one of them. Margaret is remembered fondly by her grandchildren as a short, tough little cookie. She married Albert William Sears. Their son William J. Sears was my grandfather. That would make Margaret Sears my great grandmother and Anton and Anastasia my great-great grandparents. Margaret died in 1973, buried Westchester County, NY. More details if you want them. How certain are you of the parents of Anton and Anastasia? I can't read/speak German and I truly appreciate the way you're honoring Anton and Anastasia Rihm. Polly
Added by Polly Davin on Aug 10, 2017 7:00 PM
RE: Holy Cross Cemetery Valentine Weber
No. I don't. German stamps will work.
Added by EDWARD ROCK on Aug 07, 2017 12:46 PM
RE: Holy Cross Cemetery Valentine Weber
Bee have you thought of writing them a note with a stamped self-addressed envelope?
Added by EDWARD ROCK on Aug 07, 2017 9:10 AM
Ray Sanford
Anna M Wolf-Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Good Morning,

At her memorial page you have a note indicating you are looking for her obituary. I have found it and can give it to you. Contact me by my email which is in my bio.

Ray Sanford
Added by Ray Sanford on Aug 07, 2017 8:26 AM
Robert Deck
Deck research
This is Robert Deck from Fort Wayne, Indiana. My father was Cletus Deck, and his father was Louis. I would be interested in exchanging information. My email is Thank you.
Added by Robert Deck on Aug 05, 2017 8:52 AM
Joseph Mann
RE: William Kessel

You're welcome. As you know I am always glad to be of help.

I recently came upon a book which helped me identify the location of some of the graves. Of course the Kessel grave had no names other than the surname, so I couldn't confirm the location until recently.

I hope you are going well.

Added by Joseph Mann on Jul 30, 2017 12:55 PM
RE: Suckfull
You're very welcome. Glad to help out.
Added by Roibeard on Jul 25, 2017 10:00 AM
RE: Andrew & Theresa Fitterer
Sorry, I meant Andrew's. I did another H/W the same way.
Added by Roibeard on Jul 18, 2017 9:41 AM
RE: Andrew & Theresa Fitterer
You're very welcome. Pics were posted to Elmer's as well.
Added by Roibeard on Jul 18, 2017 9:40 AM
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