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Offline VicAllen

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Can someone help me with old German script?
« on: Tuesday 23 March 21 21:31 GMT (UK) »
Can someone help me decipher/translate this?  I believe this is recording the death of my ancestor, Florian Sturm.  I'm hoping his parents names are on here.  I just can't quite figure it out.  Thanks for any help you can give.

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Re: Can someone help me with old German script?
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 24 March 21 14:54 GMT (UK) »
Hi,

Can you let us have the column headings?

Once davecapps sees this, I'm sure all will be revealed  ;D but in the meantime, the headings would help as I'm struggling with the content.

On the left, 2 dates are shown: December 12th and December 15th (in figures and words).
Then we have surname and first name.
Then Wiesbaden.
Then something along the lines of: Born on 26 - twenty six - February 1826 - twenty six - in/by (Hasselbach?) (Amtl?) Usingen (xxxxxx self? xxxxxxxxx), catholic. (Sorry - there is a big chunk which I am unsure about!)

In the next column I think there is something about ehelicht or possibly unehelicht, so possiby something about whether he was a legal or illegitimate child. I think that it then says Maria Frau von Hasselbach.

We really need Dave to take a look.  :)

I was interested to read this, as I spent 5 years in Usingen when I first came to Germany!  ;D

Best regards,
Karen
 

 
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Re: Can someone help me with old German script?
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 24 March 21 18:21 GMT (UK) »
record 876

Date
December 12 (zwölf) 1872

at: 1 - Mittags (midday)

buried: 15 fünfzehn

Sturm, Florian

Place: Wiesbaden

geboren am 26 zwanzig
sechs- Februar 1826
zwanzig sechs zu Hattenbach
Amt Usingen
Bürger da-
selbst, Dachdecker zur
Zeit hier, verehlicht
katholisch

born on the 26 February 1826 in Hattenbach
parish of Usingen. Citizen and roofer/tiler from here
married, catholic



Parents
die unverehlichte - (the unmarried)
Anna Maria Sturm
von (from) Hattenbach


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Re: Can someone help me with old German script?
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 24 March 21 20:57 GMT (UK) »
sechs- Februar 1826
zwanzig sechs zu Hattenbach
Amt Usingen

Thanks, Dave! I knew you'd crack it.  :)

There is one little (maybe not so little) thing, though. I hate to disagree  :D, but I still think it is Hasselbach, not Hattenbach. They look like 2x long "s" to me, and the letter before the "b" is definitely more "l" than "n". Also, there is a Hasselbach 20km from Usingen.

What do you think?

Thanks,
Karen
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Re: Can someone help me with old German script?
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 24 March 21 21:14 GMT (UK) »
Hi Karen,
yes. my mistake
Hasselbach
Thats what happens when you do transcriptions on the fly :(
Dave

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Re: Can someone help me with old German script?
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 25 March 21 19:48 GMT (UK) »
Thank you both so much!  I guess that's why I could never find his father's name!!!

Thanks again!

Vic Allen
Wilmington, NC