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NameMark Stempel
Date12 May 2014
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MessageMy great-great grandfather was Christian Wilhelm Stempel who emigrated from Drachhausen to the US (Ft Madison, Iowa) in 1847. I would like to share information with anyone having information about Christian Wilhelm Stempel or descendants . I just recently returned from a visit to Drachhausen.


NameRandall Byrd
Date6 February 2014
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MessageMy wife Charlotte Stempel Byrd is the 3G granddaughter of Christian Wilhelm Stempel who is believed to be the person who began the Iowa Wendish migration from Drachhausen in 1847 to Fort Madison, Iowa. We have been corresponding with Cathy Petersen for several years. She is an amazing resource. Currently we have several of Christian Wilhelm Stempel's original letters from before and after the immigration being reviewed for translation. Any information on the Stempel family before and after this time period would be appreciated especially going further back into history.


NameColwyn Gullick
Date11 January 2014
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MessageMy husband is the grandson of Edward Gullick, son of Frederick, son of Christian Gullick. Edward was married to Katheryn Millmeyer in Fort Madison, Iowa. We just found this paperwork on thr family and are excited to see information about Wends/Sorbians. More lat e r.


NameMemtaxannuabe
Date25 December 2013
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Messagehello


NameRobert J Hanson
Date16 November 2013
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MessageYou can watch the Upper Sorbian "Wuhladko" video podcasts produced by MDR. I cannot post the weblink here, so do a web search for "Wuhladko", click on the result, and then click on Sendung Verpasst to get to the videos.


NameKeith Stephan
Date12 November 2013
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MessageHi,

I traced my father's line to Chemnitz, Saxony about 75 miles west of modern Lusatia. I had a 111 YDNA test at Family Tree DNA, and I belong to haplogroup R1a1 L1029 as mentioned by Hanson on your message board. My great great grandparents emigrated from Saxony to Michigan USA in 1870.


NameKay Hindle
Date12 November 2013
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Messagere Ballack family - South Africa. I read an email from Carel Ballack and would be grateful if he could contact me at: [email protected] as I do have some information on the South African Ballack family



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NameBredow,H.
Date8 October 2013
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MessageYou can listen to Wendisch radio and watch Wendisch TV online.Google up :" RBB Sorbisches Programm"(RBB=Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg) !
The radio programme is in Wendisch(Lower Sorbian),
TV-programme has German sub-titles.
Some great folk - music there.

Cheers,Hans


NameDaniel Rolfe
Date6 October 2013
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MessageFamily name is Rolfe, my fathers mother was a Boehme(Ottawa Valley Boehme's)

Other side of that family were Budarick's and Jessops.

Not sure of how i can be of assistance, just checking my family history and genealogical origins.

Thanks so much for nay information, appreciated.

Regards
Daniel Rolfe


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