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17 January 1733

Diane

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This is the date that my 7th great grandparents, Johann Carle HEY and Maria Eva SCHAURER, were married.

Finding their marriage record (see below) in the Evangelische Kirche Rohrbach was such a wonderful find!

1733_CarlAndMariaEvaHEY_Marriage_TREE.jpg

This same microfilm had all the birth records for their children, except for Mary Elisabeth who was born in America. I will be publishing screen captures of all these events plus additional information.

It was great to be able to add a father (Hans Peter SCHAURER) for Maria Eva. But there is so much more I can do with all this information as some of the other witnesses to the birth, such as Issac HOY and Albrecht and Juliana WOLFF, are obvious family members. Note that Maria Eva's mother's maiden name was WOLFF.

Additionally, my direct ancestor's (Johann  Philipp) godparents were Philipp and Maria Elisabetha BOUDEMONT. I plan to search for this family surname in America to help me find the HOYS in Pennsylvania. More on that topic later!



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