Archive for March 2010

The history of the Kashubian

Kashubians are a Slavic tribe. They form the poles together the branch of Western Slavs, to the former nor the now extinct Slavic tribes in Pomerania, Mecklenburg, Brandenburg, Holstein and Hanover were. More West Slavic tribes are the Lusatian Serbs and the Czechs and Slovaks. The Language of the Kashubian region comprises the districts of Puck, Neustadt, Karthaus, the Kreis Konitz, Buetow and some border villages of the districts Stolp and Lauenburg. The meaning of the name was not found Kashubians the date of this publication; die schon alte aus dem  [...]



Swiss place names

A historical-etymological attempt… Those: Julius Studer, Zurich: Publisher Friedrich Schulthess 1896 (Download)



General Johann Adolph Freiherr von Thielmann

The name Thielmann or Thielemann is often found in Saxony. For the first time he appears there in 1285, where in a document a canon Thilmann of Torgau, Named dean of Bautzen. Is little known about the family. She comes from an old farming community. The tenants of the Office for Zabeltitz Großenhain, Johann Gabriel Thielmann (*1682) was 1720 Dresden captain and as such 1740 called. A son by him named Johann Friedrich (*31.5.1705) pursued a career as an official and was Oberrechnungsrat. Was with him[...]



From the estate of Baron Ferdinand von Achatz of Asseburg

Memoirs of Ferdinand Achatz of the Asseburg (1721-1797) Erbherr to Falkenstein and Meisdorf. Russian imperial privy council and minister plenipotentiary at the Diet of Regensburg, Knight of the Order of St. of St. Alexander Nevsky and the Danish flag – from those found in the estate handwritten papers… Lichen led out with information about sex since Asseburgische 13. Century, clarification on, that it was in earlier times, no counts of the Asseburg, also that of the castle and the aces of Hagen did not have a common origin. A refutation[...]



Bishop D. Emil Albert Karow

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Emil Albert Karow was 1871 Born in Prenzlau, the son of Johann and Wilhelmine Henriette Karow Trebbin. The Karows from Uckermark were a rural race, that's been resident at Lützlow Prenzlau. One of the newest members of the family moved into the city from operating in Prenzlau 1869 a bakery and restaurant. (Naturalization in the Prenzlau 07.09.1867) This was the father of Emil Karow. Emil studied in Tübingen, Halle and Berlin, and was on 12. November 1899 ordained. At the 2.10.1900 heiratete  [...]