Danube Swabian


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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Where to Look for Hard-To-Find German-Speaking Ancestors in Eastern Europe: Index to 19,720 Surnames in 13 Books, with Historical Background on Each Settlement -By Bruce Brandt, Edward Reimer Brandt; Compiled by Bruce Brandt, Edward Reimer Brandt.  Published by Genealogical Publishing Com, 1995.  ISBN 0806345306, 9780806345307. 148 pages.

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There are numerous software programs available for creating your family tree. This link will take you to the LDS web page, where you can download a FREE family tree program known as PAF.

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= 132 | = 142 | = 148 | =153 |
=129 | =154 | =225

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