I Am German (swabian)

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 357 People

    Yet I know so little about this culture

    as my parents migrated to Australia when I was 2, so guess i am Aussie now but still have some language and would love to learn more, or return for a visit, but life has not been that kind, and now i do not think Iwill ever get to see my homeland
    mum4ever mum4ever
    61-65, F
    Feb 1, 2014

    I feel a sense of pride having known

    that my ancestors came to America from Swabia. It's pretty cool that our names are all very similar from Schwa, to Bauer.
    Bulbasuarusrex Bulbasuarusrex
    18-21, F
    Feb 8, 2014


    My family is Donauswabian and we come from what is now Serbia/Voyvindina. My family emigrated their over 200 years ago and stayed there until the fall of 1941-1947 when the death camps died. I speak Donauswabian and keep up with the traditions that I learned from my family...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 26, 2013


    My father was born in Stuttgart and immigrated to America when he was young. But I still have relatives in Württemberg and would love to visit sometime.
    SJobst SJobst
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 25, 2009

    The Ticket

    I have just written my first novel about the Danube Swabians from Surtschin, Yugoslavia. They immigrated to America in 1907 and settled in the wilds of rural Wyoming.  The novel is called THE TICKET by Karen Schutte.  It is a good read and includes much of the...
    Kweesie Kweesie
    66-70, F
    2 Responses Sep 23, 2010

    I Am Half German (don't Kn...

    I am half German (don't know about the swabian part) and half cherokee indian.
    silvertears silvertears
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 5, 2007


    Not really, I'm American of German ancestry. However, I have a very good friend in Stuttgart. His late parents used to take pride in explaining to me that they were Schwabian.
    HStoner HStoner
    51-55, M
    Nov 21, 2013

    Hey Good Friend

    My name is Miss Hannan,i am a university nursing student and i will like to connect with people for networking business and friendship
    hannandeby hannandeby
    26-30, F
    Oct 17, 2012

    I Am Schweabisch!

    I am half german, born in Heilbronn Germany and lived there until around age 11 years of age
    Germangirlygirl Germangirlygirl
    Oct 28, 2010
More Stories