Month: July 2010


Hans Joachim von Ziethen on Wustrau

In the area of ​​the city Ruppin, is the village Wustrau. At the end of the 17. Century included the lands of this village three landowners, one of them was from Hans Joachim Matthias Zieten. He possessed all of the fields and meadows only the smallest part of a year and it did not bring him more than about 400-500 Dollars a. Dort also lebte […]


Polish Heraldry (Polish Coat of Arms)

The Polish nobility, there are many notable differences. The most striking feature of the system is, that a coat of arms does not belong to one family, but a number of unrelated families (sometimes hundreds of them ) Coat also called cooperative. A name does not automatically equal arms equality. Ursprünglich war der polnische Adel eine reine Kriegerkaste und schuf […]


Genealogical Handbook of Baltic and armorial knighthoods

The states of Estonia and Latvia after 1. World War II from the historic landscapes of Livonia, Estonia, Kurland and Osel emerged, whose history has been determined for centuries by the knights of the resident German nobility. The respective sovereign guaranteed the privileges and so was able to knighthood by the end of 19. Century, the dominant and large landowning class of the country. […]


Messages from the family of Wulffen

The gender of house-Wulff'sche Neindorf in Halberstadt derives its name from the predator “Wulf and Wolf” from. Accordingly, it called itself Schlechtweg Wulf or Wolf without the preposition “of”. At the time of Leopold Kaisof (1658-1705) It was custom, the name of the old nobility in general, the preposition “of” vorzusetzen. Die Söhne von Christoff Heinrich fügten zum Namen […]


Dynastic research

Content: 1. The counts of Jülich and their kinsmen 2. Antoingsche the trunk with its branches 3. Possessions, after which the counts cited by Cleveland 4. The counts of Moers 5. Proof of membership of the Lords of the needle Schoeppingk 6. The Counts of Sayn 7. The noble lords of Holte 8. Der Adel […]


List of all genders, in the Gotha court calendar and included in the genealogical books are pocket (Download the ULB Düsseldorf) See also: Collection of ancestor lists, and news of noble families in alphabetical order, the articles on genealogical books of the nobility


Siebmachers armorial

The books contain sieve-Arms 130.000 Wappen in 119 Volumes. 1605 appeared to be a first part of his “New Wappenbuch” with 226 Boards. 1609 the second with 164 Boards. At the time of 1854 to 1967 appeared the new sieve. The individual volumes were divided into divisions. Primarily responsible for initially was Otto Titan v. Hefner. Dem jedoch […]


The seal of the nobility of the country by the year Wettin 1500

Otto Posse geboren am 29. July 1847 in Weissensee; † 13. November 1921 in Dresden, one of the most renowned representatives of the Historical Auxiliary Sciences. Otto Posse came from a Thuringian peasant- crafts and family. His father was the Rotgerbermeister in Weissensee, and there was later a clerk's office. Of 1861 to 1867 erhielt Posse seine Schulausbildung an […]


Sphragistische aphorisms (300 medieval seal)

Friedrich Karl I. Joseph, Prince of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst was born the son of Prince Charles Albert III. and his wife Leopoldine, Princess of Fürstenberg on 5. More 1814 in Stuttgart. He was a member of the House of Hohenlohe, and he is considered one of the major German heraldry and researchers sigillography. In 1857 begann er mit […]


History of middle-class family of Wilkins 1620 to 1905

The name of the bourgeois family Wilkins has a history. This family was in 17. Wilke century documentary. This style of writing you first met in the church records of ev. St. St. John's church in Memel. In the middle of 17. Century and in the 18. Century is also the spelling Wilcke, Wielke, Wilck. Die latinisierte Form des Familiennamens Wilke lautete […]


Historical information about the family of Enckevort

The first of the family of Enckevort, The book was written by a family, was the longtime deputy and landowner Edward of Enckevort (+12.5.1883) In particular, the diaries of our ancestors, he recovered very critical. The little work of Edward was only written for the family and was in the original in the archives to Vogelsang for Ueckermunde. Das Geschlecht von Enckevort […]


The noble family of Prittwitz

The legend begins not taking into account the truly authentic story of the noble family of Prittwitz with the beginning of 14. Century. The oldest document is dated 1308. Was after Sinapius 1316 a Heigerus de Pretticz miles in Herzo Boleslaw III. zu Liegnitz und dieser Heigerus soll sich später am Hofe des Herzogs Conrad zu […]


The family Plathner

As early as 1639 The family was in possession of a pedigree for the family to preserve the memory of their ancestors. For the same purpose, Christoph Friedrich the news about himself and his family 1741 enshrined in the Universal Dictionary Zedlerischen. In his will, dated 18. December 1749 He asked to make about this tradition. Christoph […]


The church books of the Protestant churches in the province of Saxony

Content: Konsistorialbezirk Magdeburg with the Magdeburg Region, Merseburg, and Erfurt, Konsistorialbezirk Wernigerode, Stolberg, Roßla. Place name registration and proof of military church books Source: Machholz, Seriously: Communications from the Centre for German people- and family history, Sources and illustrations from the field of genealogy and related sciences, the church books of the Protestant churches in the province of Saxony, 30. Issue, Leipzig 1925 (Download) […]


Sites of memory of Queen Louise

Illustrations: The Prince Schloss Broich Castle to Petershagen In Paretz in Pyrmont in Königsberg Castle Hohenzieritz source: Tear, Caspar; Polko, Elise: Sites of memory of Queen Louise in oral traditions / Recorded by Caspar Scheuren and Elise Polko, Dusseldorf: Baumann 1878 (Download)