All posts tagged: Meissen

The Family History of African nobility Meis 1570 to 1820

The parish registers of Ephorie Grossenhain were first along the same ( Riesa , Zadel , Zscheila 1548) in the larger towns ( Grossenhain 1568, Elsterwerda 1575) and in the more important parishes (Ebersbach 1567, Glaubitz , Kmehlen, Ponickau , Sacka , Zeithain ca. 1580) created. Shortly after the third church visitation of the year 1575 they came into general use . Church records include not just drought and […]

Description of the chief nobility in Meissen, Saxony, Thuringia

And again, I've discovered a valuable work, that should not go unnoticed. This book covers many different noble families with coats of arms, Background and family history described. It is entitled: Therein Warhaftige proper description of the kings fürnembsten- Churchill- and Prince Graffen, Gentlemen,…Bisthumb Stiffte forts castles Empter, Cities…in Upper Saxony fürnemen Provintz, beneben der fürnemsten Herren […]

Contributions to the history of the family of Auerswald from documentary sources

The headquarters of the sex of Auerswald was according to tradition, the Knight's Castle Auerswalda with the family estate near Chemnitz, is named as the builder of Kaspar Auerswalda in the middle of the fifteenth century. The sex itself is much older and goes to the indication of Saxon historians up to the early history of Meissen. Wer als […]