Researching In German Speaking Areas
Salt Lake Institute 2009
Class Members Research Locations

So members of the class can share insights and discoveries in various part of Germany here are the areas that each of us is researching in.

Each entry is based on the handout from the first day shows the organization of the German area starting from the Kingdom/Duchy and working down through the Districts.

Kingdom / DuchyRegion / ProvinceCounty SeatDistrictsCity / TownSurnamesResearcher
Baden HeidelbergEppingenGemmingenFRANTZFrantz
Bayern    BÜCHER, RIESEBarlau
BayernOberbayernPfaffenhofen  SCHIMMELBarlau
BayernPfalzKusel RothselbergGINTHER or GINTER in US (GÜNTHER in Germany)Littlefield
HessenOber-hessenSchottenOrtenberg DIETZBarlau
PreussenBrandenburgFrankfurtSoldin SCHIMMELBarlau
PreussenHannoverOsnabrückWittlage STUCKWITZBarlau
PreussenPommernStettinNaugardKicker, SpeckBUSS, DINS, GEHRKELittlefield
PreussenPommernUnknown (There are 10 towns named Falkenberg. Haven't picked one yet.)  SCHIMMELBarlau
PreussenRheinlandDusseldorfElberfeldMettmannBUSCHHAUSEN, KEUSENHOFF, KOCHERSCHEID, PRITSCHAU Littlefield
PreussenSachsen-AltenburgMerseburgSeekreis  JENTZSCHBarlau
PreussenSchleswig-HolsteinSchleswigSchleswigBergenhausen, Meggerdorf, Suderstapel, Erfde, OwschlagCARSTENS, JENSEN, KNUTZEN Littlefield
PreussenWestfalenMindenHerford  Ridgeway
PreussenWestfalenMindenLuebbecke  Ridgeway
PreussenWestfalenMünsterLüdinghausen STUCKWITZBarlau
PreussenWestpreussenDanzigBerent HARTUNBarlau
PreussenWestpreussenDanzigStargard BARLAUBarlau
PreussenWestpreussenDanzigDanzig BARLAUBarlau
PruessenHessen-NassauCasselGelnhausen DIETZBarlau
SachsenKingdom ofDresdenMeissen ERLER, JENTZSCHBarlau
SachsenKingdom ofLeipzigLeipzig ERLER, JENTZSCHBarlau
Unknown (there are 13 towns named Rosenhagen. Haven't picked one yet.)    SCHMIDTBarlau
WurttembergNeckarkreisWeinsberg WeinsbergKLEINDIENST, NAGELE or NAEGELINWagstaff
WurttembergUnknown (no location identified yet)   WIRTHLittlefield

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