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The Battle of Dürnstein - My ancestors in the Napoleonic War

On 11. November, a big battle of the Napoleonic Wars took place in Dürnstein and Loiben in the Wachau in Lower Austria. My Great-Great-Great-Great Grandaunt Barbara Artner was living in Dürnstein (then called “Thirrnstein”) at that time. 1,050 more words

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John Ibbett (1765-1841) and Hannah Pirkis (Immigrants to Van Dieman's Land)

John Ibbett (Also spelt Ibbert and Ibbott) was born in 1765. He was baptised on 14 Jun 1765 in Ecclesfield, York, England. This record spells his surname as “Ibbert” and lists his father as John, however, older records exist for John “Ibbott” indicating that the name as likely misspelled for two generations before being spelled correctly by John’s children in Tasmania. 797 more words

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Paul Wiesinger, Musician and Dog Breeder in Linz, Upper Austria

My Great-great-great-Greatuncle Paul Wiesinger was born on 28. June 1832 in the capital of Upper Austria, Linz, in the parish of St. Mathias. He was the son of the unmarried Josepha Wiesinger, “ 656 more words

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Land Registers and Family Research - Family Weihs in Sachsendorf, Austria

As entries in land registers offer a good insight into family history, I would like to write about this topic today.

Introduction of the land register in Austria… 874 more words

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Michael Stangerer, "Ship rider"

Today, I would like to introduce you to my 6times Great-Grandfather, Michael Stangerer. He lived in the 18th century and his profession was “Ship rider”. Until I wrote this post, I had no idea what a ship rider was doing. 841 more words

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Beneath the Shadow of thy wings - 35 Poems - By Dmitri Allicock

GUYANA

Beneath the Shadow of thy wings

35 Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

I LIKE IT OUTSIDE THE BOX
I’m independent minded wherever I go
And don’t necessary go with the flow 10 more words

Guyana Geography

What You Don’t Know About the Vikings - Heather Pringle / National Geographic

Since I can now say with a high degree of certainty that I descend from a number of Scandinavian ancestors who were Vikings, both paternally and maternally, they fascinate me even more. 14 more words

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