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Prosit from Eissen, Germany

Monday, September 9th, 2013

September 8 We visited Rottkamp cousins in Eissen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany today. After waiting six years to take this trip, Gloria Temple met three cousins and their wives at a family reunion on September 8th including homemade cake and rolls, a visit to two ancestral churches and at the end, a farmer’s fest including organic beer. […]

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Grote Ancestral Farm in Mackenbruch, Lippe Detmold, Germany

Friday, September 9th, 2011

An unforgettable visit to the Grote ancestral farmstead on September 7th resulted in new connections with cousins in Germany and a wealth of new information for family historian Jane Williamson of Waco, Texas. Jane and her daughter Rachel Hernandez visited Mackenbruch after a long planning process begun in July, 2010 when Jane discovered European Focus […]

Falkenstein on Donnersberg

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Every family historian should have a castle or two in their genealogy. Virginia (Gini) Packwood now has one, and it’s the former “Reichenburg” fortress located in the hamlet of Falkenstein, located in a high valley on the Donnersberg, Rheinland-Pfalz. We drove there on the 27th on a narrow road which was being worked on and […]

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Genealogy Related Sites Cyndi’s List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet — Cyndi features thousands of links to genealogical web sites. A great starting point for the beginner or a source of new information for the experienced researcher. helps you determine the age of your ancestral church with a simple and easy to use […]

Tessin's 13th century church

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

Welcome to our newest guests, Paula and Bob Leitzell from California. On the way into Tessin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern the other day, Jim asked her, “How long have you waited to visit this village?” Paula replied, “Well, I first found out about the connection with my family about 12 or 13 years ago. I found you through […]

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