Monthly Archives: October 2014

Kartenmeister

Kartenmeister was on my lists of posts for this third year and as I contemplated how to introduce readers of this blog to its usefulness, I came across the following website: http://www.sassyjanegenealogy.com/kartenmeister-com/ Jane has done exactly what I would do … Continue reading

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SGGEE.org

I am familiar with the Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe at https://www.sggee.org/ as in 2009 FEEFHS and SGGEE shared a conference in Milwaukee. I frequented their website in the early years of my research as there was very … Continue reading

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FEEFHS

There are two genealogical societies that I know of that focus on Eastern European family History. Each one, FEEFHS, http://feefhs.org/ the Foundation of Eastern European Family History Societies and SGGEE, https://www.sggee.org/ the Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe, will … Continue reading

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Epilogue to The Scots in Germany

Three updates conclude this series of posts: FIRST UPDATE: A few months after I published a shorter version of this article in the Germanic Genealogy Society Journal, I was privileged to be given a copy of a portion of The … Continue reading

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Appendices

Appendix 4: XVII. List of Scottish Settlers in Konigsberg (Queenisberg), Memel and Tilsit. I Konigsberg (1700-1740). 46 men Entries for Memel contain dates from 1616 to 1740. 2 Memel. (XVIIth and XVIIIth Centuries.) 26 men Entries for Tilsit and District … Continue reading

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The Church: The 16th and 17th Centuries

The precursors of the Scottish Reformation and John Knox were, of course, focused on the separation from Rome and the teachings of Martin Luther at Wittenberg. The second part of the Scottish Reformation focused on a more sharply defined church … Continue reading

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The Army: 14th to 17th Centuries

Scottish military assistance to “Germany” has been documented by historians and poets “from time immortal.” After the Crusades ended in the 14th century, the Knights of Scotland, prepared to assist the Teutonic Knights for “a pious and warlike expedition.” Even … Continue reading

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