Heimatliteratur

The Graupenstrasse – Experienced and suffered in Nordhausen, Buchwald and Waldheim

Graupenstrasse

This testimony of contemporary history was recently “reissued” In the book “The Graupenstraße” describes Nordhäuser Werner Rathsfeld his interrogations in the NKVD cellars and his seven-year ordeal in the internment in Buchenwald and Waldheim. He vividly describes the inhumane practices of the Soviet occupiers and their German helpers, but also the all-conquering power of love and Mesnchlichkeit. Moving is the account of his wife Ursula Rathsfeld, which had to secure at this difficult time the family's survival in Nordhausen. Without the support of relatives and friends[...]



List of church records in the southern Harz

An important source of local history and for genealogical research are the church records. They were in the southern Harz from most places in the early 17. Century led to.



Works of the historian and genealogist, Johann Georg Leuckfeld

leuckfeld

His birthplace is in the golden herring Aue in Thuringia, where he died on 4. July 1668 was born. His parents were wealthy compatriots, did, however, so little attention to his lessons, At fifteen he was scarcely able to read. (The family has been Leuckfeld 1594 detected in herring. Herring was 1439-1815 Stolberg, a joint office in Electoral Saxony Schwarzburg Oberlehnsherrschaft) After his father died, He received his entreaties for permission, to devote himself to the study. Now he learned in a very short time the[...]



Stolbergische churches- and Urban History

stolbergische

The chronicler, Theologian and writer Johann Arnold time Fuchs was the son of George Arnold on pastors 26. February 1671 Born in Rosperwenda. After attending school in Nordhausen in high school and then in Quedlinburg, He studied theology in Jena. 1707 He was a deacon at St. Stolberg. Martini introduced, it was 1717 the management of the orphanage. 1719 Fox was appointed Konsistorialassessor time and by the Count Christoph Friedrich Justus and Christian for spiritual offices of the inspector and Konsistorialassessor herring and Kelbra. Fuchs was the time[...]



The family Plathner

Wappen-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 Friedrich was the son of the mayor Andreas on 10. February 1671 Born in the town of Mulhouse.