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St Mary’s Church in Osnabrück

We agreed to meet up with Carol Saint-Clair again on Friday afternoon in order to conclude our tour of historic Osnabrück by visiting two of the city’s great churches: the Lutheran St Mary’s Church (St Marienkirche) on Mrktplatz and the … Continue reading

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Searching for my Theler Ancestors: Dielingen

Our third stop on our Friday morning tour (May 25, 2012) was to the village of Dielingen which sits on North Rhine-Westphalia’s border with Lower Saxony about 12.5 miles northwest of Hedem. In the 1970s Dielingen joined twelve other villages … Continue reading

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Searching for my Theler Ancestors: German Genealogy, with a Twist

The twist has to do with inheritance. Our Thelers did not own their land. But they had a right to rent their land and then hand down that right to the youngest son. But what happens when you have just … Continue reading

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