Your ancester was probably Marie but in German the 'e' would be pronounced 'a' hence the two spellings. Don't give up, brick walls do fall down or at least crack and the pleasure is worth waiting for. …"
"Thanks. I did notice that most of the records pertaining to marriages or births of their children, she was referred to as Marie or Maria. But having hard time finding their marriage record. I found one for and Elisabetha, just…"
Not having the same Chrisian name is a problem but the surname is the same. If you do not use an umlaut then to get the same vowel sound ae would be substituted. The other thing to bear in mind is that Germans always use…"
Searching for family in Bavaria, I found Johann Ochs b. 27 Mar 1834. His parents are/were Heinrich Jacob Ochs and Anna Maria Kraemer. While searching for Heinrich and marriage records to Anna Maria, I found a marriage between Heinrich and a Elisabetha Krähmer. Can she be the same person? I also have a marriage date for Heinrich and Anna Maria as 5 Sept 1832 but I cannot find proof of that. Not exactly sure where I even got that info. can anyone help clear this mess up?…See More
I wouldn't call it lying they are apart of the same governed district it would be the place at the time and the census returns were written and collected by numerators whom came door knocking the census…"
I've found my great great grandfather John Oths in U.S. Census 1900 as well as others and it states that he immigrated to NY in 1852 (1853 in another Census) I am having trouble finding that record in any passenger lists. He was born in Germany in March 1834. I have wife and children, but I don't think that will help in my search as to where John Oths was born and who his parents were. Can anyone direct me to records that could help me discover what part of Germany he might have been from?…See More
"I would love to have copies of anything I can get a hold of. Where did you find the birth and christening of John Walker that says he was born in Alkborough? According to the 1861 Census it says he was born in Crosby. Do you…"
I did find one John Walker, Born Alkborough, Haven't found any born at Crosby at the current time.
birth: 27 Aug 1814 christening: 28 Aug 1814 Alkborough, Lincoln, England parents: Joseph Walker, Mary
His place of birth changes 2…"
To answer your question as per the indexes would have been a village in the parish mentioned as in the Wikipedia Entries for each location.
Have you got their marriage certificate or Licence?, As this would clarify…"
"Ok, Here is what I have, as I have said there really is no proof. John Walker b. 28 Aug 1814 in (either) Alkborough or Crosby, Lincolnshire, England. Possible father Joseph Walker, mother Mary Garton. Marriage to Anne Wright b. 20…"
"Thank you, What is Alkborough? Another village? I saw the church records but it seems a little difficult accessing them. I do realize that not all records have been uploaded onto websites, however I am still having trouble finding…"
I'm looking for church records in Lincolnshire. My research has told me that a John Walker as born in Crosby, Lincolnshire, England or possibly Alkborough, Lincolnshire, England. I'm not sure if that means a county, city, parrish. Please help, I need proof.See More
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