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NameGloria Schneider Kesslar
Date6 August 2016
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MessageMy grandfather Ernst Benjamin Schneider was born in Tauer, Germany in 1862 and whose great uncle was Carl Teinert who had emigrated earlier to Serbin Texas. Ernst's father Andreas, my great-grandfather, decided the family would join other Wends on the Ben Nevis and after three months & 12 days of sailing they landed in Galveston in November 1869. My grandfather was seven years old at the time with a very good memory. He wrote extensively about this trip and the family's life after settling in Texas arriving first in Serbin traveling from Galveston. I was able to have this detailed history translated from German to English in 1986. It is included in the Schneider Family History book finished in 1991. Many Wendish families are mentioned in his writings.


NameEUNICE NIEJALKE
Date18 July 2016
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MessageI need to get in contact with Ed and Gladys Koch. I am a member of the Wendish Family. I am also part of the DECKERT Family. A Family Reunion is being organised, but have no contact with Ed and Gladys Koch to send them an invitation


NameApril Roberson
Date18 June 2016
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MessageFamily settled in Warda,Texas.La Grange,Texas Giddings....eventually on to Vernon,Texas (Lockett Community)to farm. Great Grand Daughter of John Lingnau and Alma Laura Lingnua (Hempel) Hope to hear from other Lingnaus and possible relatives from South Texas...Austin area.


NameApril Roberson
Date18 June 2016
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MessageLingnau bloodline.😍



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NameImpalliak
Date24 February 2016
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MessageHello, Neat post. There’s an issue with your website in web explorer, might test this? IE nonetheless is the marketplace chief and a huge part of people will miss your great writing because of this problem.


Namemarilyn and Helmut Wokatsch
Date20 January 2016
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MessageMy husband has just been telling me about his ancestry and I am finding it fascinating .


NameDoris Kiesow Dunlap
Date17 January 2016
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MessageLooking for any info on the KIESOW family.

My father was born in 1895 near the Oder River. He immigrated to the US in the early 1920s.I was born in CA in 1957, my Father died in 1978.


NameKaren
Date2 January 2016
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MessageHi all,
Rather belatedly I have come upon this website and the message posted by Glenis Hickey Andersen in 2013. My Wendish ancestors also came to Australia from Werben. My great-great grandmother was Eliza Domaschenz, daughter of Christian Domaschenz. Coincidentally, one branch of her descendants, from Perth, have the surname Hickey.
Eliza married into the Kruse family, who were not Wendish, but came to Australia from a small German village called Sudfelde. In 2013 I did make a visit to Sudfelde, but have not been to Werben.

Regards,
Karen


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