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  1. Through Image 30 Image 31 is not bereavement, it is baptisms beginning in March 1661. So in summary, this book is Marriages and then Baptisms beginning in 1661.
  2. Zentralarchiv der Evang. Kirche > Dekanat Marienberg > Altstadt > Taufregister 1661-1717, Trauregister 1661-1717 https://www.archion.de/de/browse/?no_cache=1&path=40821-647220-752023&cHash=914a9f56f600cc44fdca9f7d072a6760 I am returning to the original records and will be reading each entry from front to back. All entries in which I find the Dünschmann name will be transcribed into my tree using this as the source. Subsequent posts will detail my progress through the book and any lingering questions from the reading. A few to notice. Archion first image is image 5, but this is not the first page of the book, Archion image 4 seems to be missing. When I review LDS film 1340472 this first page is displayed in the film and thankfully has a Dünschmann record located near the top of the page!
  3. I have continued to look at these dates and am convinced they chose the Gregorian calendar very early. It is possible that the Gregorian calendar was adopted by the Catholics and the area had both churches so they moved ahead as well,
  4. Ancestors of Johan Peter Dünschmann Generation 1 1. Johan Peter Dünschmann, son of Johann Peter Dünschmann and Anna Gertraud Pfeiffer, was born in Mar 1719 in Gehlert, Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. He died in 1806 in Sussex County, New Jersey, USA. He married UNK UNK. She was born about 1723. Notes for Johan Peter Dünschmann: BAPTISM: Peter Tunschmann, Anna Gertrud von Geyleroth, 26 Mar 1719 Witnesses: Johann Peter Franz von Geyleroth Johannes Peter Tunschmann von Wied Peter Muller's Tochter von Oberhetteroth, Else Maria Generation 2 2. Johann Peter Dünschmann, son of Matthias Dünschmann and Maria Catharina Müller, was born in Apr 1682 in Gehlert, Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. He married Anna Gertraud Pfeiffer on 13 Jul 1707 in Altstadt, Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. 3. Anna Gertraud Pfeiffer, daughter of Peter Pfeiffer and Gertraudt Göffgen, was born in Jan 1677 in Alpenrod, Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. Notes for Johann Peter Dünschmann:h BAPTISM: Matheiss Dunschman, Maria Catharina von Gehlert, Misericordai = 30 Apr 1682 Witnesses: Peter Muller von Oberhattert uft Croppached Seiten Johann Thomas, Christian Frantz's von Gehlert noch lediger sohn Trien, Johann Becher's uff der Munster Hoff zu Gehlert hausfrau Anna Gertraud Pfeiffer and Johann Peter Dünschmann had the following children: i. Johan Antonius Dünschmann was born in Aug 1708 in Gehlert, Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany (Johann Tonges at wedding). He married Anna Catharina UNK on 15 Jan 1732 in Altstadt, Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. She was born before 1710 in Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. Notes for Johan Antonius Dünschmann: BAPTISM: Johan Petter Dunschmann von Gehleroth, 2 Sep 1708 Witnesses: Thonges Amos, Johan Thomas Amos, Johan Jacob's noch lediger sohn Anna Christina Dunschmannin XX aus Geyleroth Das Kind nahme ist Johannes Anthonis ii. Maria Christina Dünschmann was born about 1711 in Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. iii. Anna Juliana Dünschmann was born in Mar 1713 in Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany (Anna Catharina, Johanetta Maria). Notes for Anna Juliana Dünschmann: BAPTISM: Johan Petter Tunschmann von Geyleroth, 12 Mar 1713 Witnesses: Johannes Bockling Anna Catharina Tunschmannin Johanette Maria XX XX aus XXX Hausfrau iv. Johan Michael Dünschmann was born in 1717 in Westerwaldkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.
  5. I need to put together a concise Chronology of this segment of the family tree. As I stated years ago the person identified in the Westerwald to America is incorrect. Those listed in this book, Johann Peder Dünschmann and Johann Thiess Dünschmann, did not leave Germany. They continue to be referenced in the church records at their children's baptisms, grandchildren's baptisms, they are even listed as dead and buried there. Further, the entry of Gielenroth in the Alstadt church book is also incorrect. At his time the pastor often wrote the town of Gehlert in a long form which is being confused with Gielenroth. Gielenroth is in another church (Almersbach) and parish region and would not be listed in the Alstadt churchbook without further clarification as to the parish location, which is NEVER given in the church book.
  6. I have drawn another possible reason that the Dünschmann line ended up in Hachenburg. There was a marriage and the semi-royal couple lived near Nister. This seems to be the first location where a Dünshcmann was recorded as living. Next, in the coming years a Dünschmann person became the Mayor of Hachenburg, not exactly a easy leap through caste structures unless he was in some favorable position prior.
  7. Such an amazing site really. I just love spending time in their website and looking through the church records that they have posted. Not everything is posted, but does that really ever happen anyway?
  8. This is my mother. She passed last year and I am now starting to get back into my research.
  9. Thank David. Where are you looking? Have you tried Archion or any local places in Germany?
  10. Ronald

    Volga Russia

    Need to have a placeholder as I research my Volga Germans. These publication would be of use. - Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): St07, St52. - Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 214. - Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4143.
  11. After some more looking I have determined his family came from Stahl am Tarlyk, currently Stepnoye Russia. This is in the Volga region, but I would like to begin to narrow this a bit.
  12. Not sure about the label Dutch reformed. These groups of people left France and Belgium to evade the french catholic forces. Many settled near Heidelberg and the surrounding areas, some stayed in Belgium or the Netherlands, others were in Switzerland. The church records are spotty in most places. I have even found notes that a certain book was LOST when French forces made encampments in the area. I will continue to pluck around and have asked some German research friends, but yes, this may not produce additional details. I plan to go to Germany in the near future and will be in that area, so may keep some notes and work with the archive to see if there is anything else of interest.
  13. I have found the original books that cover the period you have discovered. They all end in 1596 or 1591, then restart much later. I will keep looking to see if they books covering your needed dates have a known history, as in "known lost" There was much destruction in the area around 1600 and again in 1630, Mannheim was basically burnt to the ground, but I am asking a friend in Speyer.
  14. Some software changes have been made to the log in system, no email address must be used as the username presented too many risks. Also cleaned up the skin for presentation. The ranking system was upgraded and then recalculated so your rank should be correct.
  15. I see, I miss took the University name. Let me see what I might find.
  16. That area is very far north in Germany and not near Mannheim. Is there a reason you think they were in or near Mannheim?
  17. That area has a number of French Huguenot churches and they do cover the time period between 1600 and 1680. Do you have any reference to the dates the boys or girls may have been married in the region? You said from a previous marriage, did he marry again while in Mannheim? Do you have any reference at all to location, village names, anything referencing where they came from in Germany?
  18. I started this section to publish a few ledgers I have gotten over the years. I do not have many, but they might be of assistance to others. I generally focus on getting ledgers from local community stores or businesses and my primary goal is to obtain them from as far back as my ancestors were in that area. I am looking for the following: New Jersey - 1700 - 1900 Pennsylvania - 1720 - 1880 New York - 1680 - 1850 Connecticut - 1630 - 1800 Massachusetts - 1630 - 1800 Rhode Island - 1630 - 1800
  19. I had an interesting time meeting with the chapter yesterday. Brought back the reason I was interested in joining from the beginning. I hope I can find a way to participate without becoming involved in politics or stress. Joining non-profit volunteer organizations should be fun.
  20. This might be really helpful if it looked at local wars or disease.
  21. The GoAncestry Library database contains basic information on the printed materials in our library; you can browse the full Library here or use the search feature if you know the title or author. If you navigate to the State page, you will see a "GoAncestry Library" entry which will take you to all County-relevant books. Select link "View full record" directly below to view a subset of our library focusing on this Country: View full record
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