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 dry enumerations , they pose rather a wealth of business , kultur- and historical remarks , even sometimes humorous and poetic effusions . your reliability gives them the status of full-fledged historical documents .
The first signs of a genealogy of the family are found in Gruenewaldt Hupel; But there is, except John, Adam and his sons, only the previous generation and the list is still very superficial. The real founder of the Baltic Genealogy Wrangell, Baron Moritz. Originally, the name Gronwald, Grönewald and other variants gelautet; The spelling has Gruenewaldt in the second half of the XVII. Century naturalized (Estonian of nobility) The name first appeared in 1297 on and in a suit because of the Lübeck robbery[...]
Reported as the Scottish legend, belonged to the family of the heel Chat, the old in the county of Katzenellenbogen lived in what is now Hesse, distributed but the time of Emperor Tiberius of their enemies, the first went to Holland.
History of the family von Bredow, starting from Arnoldus de Bredow miles (called 1251) with their belongings to Bredow, descendant of Mathias, the son of the knight and bailiff Mathias and his eldest son Peter as the founder of Friesacker line.
The scene of this family plays in the area of the Baltic Sea and includes the Russian Baltic provinces of Livonia, Estonia and Courland with adjacent areas of Lithuania. The family story begins on the banks of the Daugava.