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Monday, August 30, 2010

Genealogist has Fruitful Results with our Surname Hagemann

~ August F. Grote with Sophie Catharine Dorothe Hagemann ~

Cousin Genealogist researcher Mark had fruitful results with the letters he sent to some Hagemann families in Bleckede area. He had been inquiring about Hagemann at Goeddingen and Barskamp. Which would be Adele Grote's [She married a Meyer too] parents family. Mark's Hagemann family in Bleckede included with the cover letter a couple of nice post cards.

Don't you just love it when they do that. Sometimes our churches send along a little postcard of the church too.

Mark was kind enough to share a portion of his results of his search in Germany for the family Sophie Catharine Dorothea Hagemann and her husband Heinrich Wilhelm August Grote.



His Hagemann family member wrote this portion. And I have my feeble, very feeble translation below it from google.
Das hofgrundstüch der familien Grote in Bleckede-Nindorf ist durch Erbfolge heute in Besitz der Familie Viebrock. Bei der Erstellung Ihres Stammbaumes wünsche ich Ihnen guten Erfolg und übersende Ihnen für Ihres Arbeiten einige Ablichtungen aus unserer Familien- Chronik und der Ahnentafel Grote- Nindorf. Meine Frau und ich würden uns sehr freuen, von Ihnen und Ihren Vorfahre über die Lebensweise der vergangenen Jahre zu hoeren. Sofern Sie daran interessiert sind würde ich in einen spaeteren Schreiben auch von unserer Familie berichten.
Ihnen und Ihrer Familie freundschaftliche Grüsse

Translation by google--

About what concerns you with Sophie Catherine Dorothea Hagemann and Heinrich Wilhelm August Grote
I enclose a copy of the minutes Journal of the civil registry Bleckede - Bars Kamp was written by 11.Oktober.1887. Since this entry is in the old German script and the decipheriment problems you may have, I add one in a typewritten produced copy. Sophie Hagemann was the daughter of Jürgen Heinrich Hagemann, who is a brother of my great - grandfather Heinrich Christoph Hagemann (1814 - 1886) was. Jürgen - Heinrich Hagemann was Born in 31.01. 1828 on his father's farm in Bleckede - Breetze, which is still of my nephew is managed. [This is all in the hands of Mark Kuhlman]


The family of the Grote hofgrundstüch in Bleckede-Nindorf is hereditary in the family today Viebrock.
When creating your family tree, I wish you every success for your work and sending you some copies of our family history and pedigree of the Grote-Nindorf. My wife and I would be very happy, you and your ancestor on the habits of the past years to hear.
If you are interested, I would report in a subsequent letter from our family.
You and your family friendly greetings.


I have been writing lately of the family Naefke and Adele Grote who had lived at Arkansas after years in Farnhamville community. [Mostly because Mark had contacted me.]
Adele Grote Naefke family spent some time in Watonwan county, Minnesota. When her husband died she later remarried to My Juergen Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer's first born son Willliam who had lost his wife too.


If any of this interests you, you may have to contact Mark or his tree at ancestry for more information. He did write some other letters, and I am sure he will share it when it comes. He said he is going to be rather busy at some other 'up coming things'. So he is taking a back seat on the Genealogy family hunt from now on.

It will be my job to keep an eye on his tree for any changes resulting from his letter returns from Germany. And then report back here.



2 comments:

  1. Family history is one of the most interesting things a person can look into. I've never taken the time to do it myself but I have always found it to be fascinating. I'm glad to hear you are making some interesting discoveries. :-)

    ~Ron

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  2. thank you, We like to inspire others to start.
    After all the more everyone puts out there the more there is to find.
    The idea that members of the family are unfound and more or less forgotten, just obsesses me to find them.
    I'll obsess now about what your last name could be and what nationality you could be.

    Have you seen the series on tv with the celebrities and how they follow their families. Who do you think you are. and There are other ones. I find that show fascinating too. I can't wait for it to start.

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