Archive for December 2012

optimism of the year


The following are the words of Catharina Elisabeth Goethe , geborene Textor (1731-1808) the mother of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe : “ nehme Man 12 Months, they brush clean of envy , bitterness , Geiz , pedantry and they break it down into 30 or 31 Parts, so the stock for a year, use . Each day is done separately from 1 part and work 2 parts cheerfulness and humor . Füge Man 3 Add heaping tablespoon optimism , 1 Teelöffel Toleranz, 1 grain of irony and 1 Taking Takt . Then the composition with a lot of[...]

Merry Christmas and a healthy start to the New Year!


A year full of activities you will be rewarded by a loyal reader of my page to the end. Thanks for that! I wish everyone a Merry Christmas with family and friends and a great start to a Happy New Year!

Viljandi in Estonia: The citizens Felliner book 1728 to 1889


Fellin were from the Grand Master William of Endorpe the city rights in 1283 awarded. Beginning of the 14. Felin century belonged to the Hanseatic League and was a major hub on the trade route to and from Russia. In 1558 the city fell to the Tsar, 1582 they came under Polish rule and in 17. Century Sweden had the say. Viljandi is today an important center of Southern Estonia, and capital of the district Viljandimaa. Georg von Freymann: The citizens Felliner book 1728-1889, after the original Felliner[...]

Album Curonorum: Members Directory of Curonia 1808 to 1883


The Historical Commission of Curonia it had in years 1873 the task of , compile a list of the former Corps fellows .

The deed books of the family of Krosigk ( from the angle )


History of the family of Krosigk : The family is Frankish origin , as also mentioned in the Saxon Mirror , with Charlemagne came to Saxony . The tribe series begins with Dedo I. , documented 1103. The family castle and possessions on the mountain north of Peter Hall , which still bear the name of the family . However, they were already in the middle of the 13. Jhs . sold to the Archbishop of Magdeburg .