Archive for February 2010

Pages of Testimony for the family Berckholtz also Berkholz

The family Berckholtz, which is written in older books and papers sometimes Bergholtz and more recently by some family members Berkholz, is more than 200 Years from Brandenburg or federal immigrated to Riga.



Family history of the Bercken 15. Century to the Present

The evidence for the origin of the Westphalian family are from Ritter stem Archive in Jelgava. From there they came to Livonia and Courland, probably by a younger member of the family, which is at one of the 13. to 15. Century held crusades contributed to Livonia, where it was located. The family was called in the first generations “of the Bercken” and only Henry of Bercken, Lehnsbrief of its 1533 present, is the same only “of Bercken” called. This led the family name now. A correlation[...]



Deed book in the history of the Lower Rhine

Deed book in the history of the Lower Rhine and the Cologne archbishopric, principalities of Julich and Berg, Funds, Meurs, Cleves and Mark, and the kingdom of pins Elten, Food and becoming; Bd. 1. Of the year 779 to 1200 including from the sources in the Royal Provincial Archives to Dusseldorf and in the churches- and city archives of the province, and fully explained. Deed book in the history of the Lower Rhine and the Cologne archbishopric, principalities of Julich and Berg, Funds, Meurs, Cleves and Mark, and the kingdom of pins Elten, Food and becoming ; Bd.  [...]



Genealogen Twittern auch!

Wir tun es neuerdings, einige unserer Freunde tun es bereits, ja auch Obama tut es wie man weiß: Einfach und schnell ist die Kommunikation per 140 Sign, die man in die Weltzwitschert”. Die Regeln von Twitter sind recht simpel. Man sendet maximal 140 Zeichen an alle oder an jemanden direkt. Jeder, der einem Twitterer folgt, kann diese kurzen Nachrichten lesen. So wird man in kürzester Zeit über neue Beiträge aus dem Bereich der Genealogie oder dem letzten Datenbank Update informiert und bleibt auf dem  [...]



Historical Documents from the city archives Hildesheim

In addition to the city- and administrative history, there is a list of all the city since Mayor and archivists 1648. These include names like Storre, Mellinger, of Wintheim, Brandis, Behrens, of Harlessem and Dörrien, all of them regain their genealogies in the database. The contributions of the series “Historical Documents from the city archives Hildesheim” are 1997 to 2007 in “From home”, The home side dish Hildesheimer Allgemeine Zeitung, published. The City Archives has digitized some of these documents as. The list is long, and a visit to the[...]