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William of Holleben: Contributions to the history of the family of Holleben

Wappen-Holleben

The family of Holleben The annual 1883 Benno had died of Holleben after long and detailed studies, a source document book as “Contributions to the history of the Lords of Holleben” compiled. The above work is based on its preliminary.



contributions to the history of the house Neufville since the immigration of the family to Germany

Wappen-Neufville-Mumm

The “de Neufville” came as Reformed Protestant refugees to Frankfurt . The family originated from the county of Artois . In 1575 were Robert and Sebastian citizens of the city . Two years later, married Sebastian (1545-1609) mit der Anna Cochx (Cook) and quickly came through his cloth trade to large fortune . He was the founder of the Frankfurt branch. Son Sebastian (1581-1634) extended trade to silk , gems and metals and the assets increased considerably .



The abbots Pelplin Rembowski: Unfortunate and blessed times 1563-1649

Pelplin-Kloster

Pelplin , once a famous abbey , since 1824 residence of the bishops of Culm , in an area surrounded by small hills valley is , by the heel winds , which flows into the Vistula at Mewe . By the year 1887 Pelplin belonged to a circle Pr . Stargard, since then of the county was assigned Dirschauer . An abbot was at the head of a monastery ; in his hands was the ultimate management . He took the monastery to the outside and took the name of that all contracts and documents . He led a special[...]



Guest Post: A forced marriage Anno 1789

Forsthaus-Paulinzella

The media reported today a lot about forced marriages gave the already, as the following story shows , vor gut 200 Years, but under different conditions . In Forsthaus to Paulinzella in Thuringia was John Ludolph Offeney (1726-1799) from 1753 Ordnance and forester . His daughter was on 23.7.1764 baptized in the church in charge of Paulinzella Milbitz at Rottenbach the name Louise Antonia Friederica . 20 Years later, anno 1784, she witnessed the hunter named Hickman was dishonorably a maid . was on 23.5.1785 in  [...]



Index for funeral sermon collection of Minden 1580-1740

Johann-Liesegang

now you really have to regularly what's new FamilySearch Record Collection look in section . Barely a week there was the Minden Index to Funeral Sermons 1580-1740 set. (Index for funeral sermon collection Minden) Today I have taken the time and me working extensively with the entries .