Timeline of Nordrhein-Westfalen Year Event Discussion 500BC People of Celtic Origin At the earliest historical period, the territories between the Ardennes and the Rhine were occupied by the Treveri, the Eburones and other Celtic tribes, each drawing a level of influence from their Germanic neighbours. On the eastern bank of the Rhine, between the Main and the […]
9/00 Announcing the arrival of Sagan Michael OHMER!! On Thursday, September 14 at 1:45 AM, we welcomed into this world our new son Sagan Michael Ohmer. He tipped the scales at 6 lb 7 oz, and was 20″ long. Mom, big brother and baby are all doing fine, as am I. You can visit this page and […]
Tribute to Nicholas OHMER The Dayton and Montgomery County Public Library in Ohio had in it’s archives, a scrapbook belonging to James O. Arnold, which contained a touching tribute to Nicholas OHMER. This tribute was written by the Montgomery County Horticultural Society, which he himself formed some 40 years prior to his death. Also included is a […]
A Brief History of the Pfalz (through 1815) by CAROL SAINT-CLAIR The area referred to as the Pfalz (or Palatinate, in English) stretches today from Bad Kreuznach in the north to the French border in the south. It is bounded on the east by the great Rhine River, and on the west by the smallest […]
Find A Grave is a resource for finding the final resting place of family, friends, and ‘famous’ individuals. With millions of names and photos, it is an invaluable tool for the genealogist and family history buff. Find A Grave memorials can contain rich content including photos, biographies and dates. Visitors can leave ‘virtual flowers’ […]
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This is a family crest that i designed for my immediate family – that is, my wife and I. The quaterered crest contains the crests our families of origins. The top half is my family – the top left quadrant contains my paternal crests (top two crests in the upper right quadrant) and the lower […]
Above is a thumbnail of a 24″ x 36″ family tree chart that i created for my father. That’s my name on the right, and to the left are the 5 preceding generations. Click HERE for a larger view.
History of Bavaria/Bayern Bavaria (German Bayern), a state in southeastern Germany, is bounded on the north by the states of Thuringia and Saxony, on the northeast by the Czech Republic, on the southeast and south by Austria, and on the west by the states of Baden-Württemberg and Hesse. Munich is the capital and largest city. […]
The following is a chapter from the “Neupotzer Heimatbuch” by Alfred Boltz which deals with emigration from the village of Neupotz in the 19th century. This english translation, was provided by a kind soul from a the GENEALOGY subreddit on reddit.com. The original German text can be found HERE.