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    Re: Neitzke Name - Just seen your post, I am helping my son  with a family tree project. I thought you'd be interested to know my maternal grandmother's name is Martha Louise...
    mpet38 mpet38 51-55 Sep 25, 2011

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    West Prussian Persecution - Hello. My Grandfather on my Fathers side was from Rawitsch in East Prussia, he married my Grandmother who was from Grandenz in West Prussia. Both thier...
    Nambo Nambo 51-55 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    Wished I Knew More About Prussia - As much as I know, my great-great grandmother was Prussian (according to some census records), but then she could have been German. I think it...
    princessbuttercup18 princessbuttercup18 21-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3, 2007

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    Von Hartmann - My Prussian ancestor, Wilhelm von Hartmann I, came to the U.S. after his father withered away all of the families fortune, leaving us noble in title only. The name...
    KaiserWvH2 KaiserWvH2 16-17 Jan 19, 2009

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    Partially, anyway. I'm quite proud of my ancestry. My grandmother grew up in a Prussian village while my grandfather and father are from Germany. That makes me quite a 'bitser' I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 23, 2013

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    Well Part Of Me Is... - I did some tracking of the family tree and one of my great greats was born in Christburg Prussia. Now I have no idea of what that makes me or even if he...
    Agategirl Agategirl 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    Researching The Neitzke Surname And Need Help! - Hello,My Grandmother , Hertha Elisabeth Hedwig Neitzke grew up in Sopot , a suburb of Danzig ( now Gdansk , Poland). I have hit an...
    giapartain giapartain 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2010

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    I Am Prussian. - Guten Tag (Good day), My bloodline has travelled very far, but I consider myself either prussian or french, because both applies. The ancestors of my father were...
    copperfur copperfur 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    Native Prussian - We are the surviving people of the original indigenous Prussian tribes (the “Prūsiskai”). My mother and grandparents speak German only because their original...
    bjornfjorarluff bjornfjorarluff 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    I've Got Prussian Blood In Me - My last name is Strunk. Our family used to own a lot of the land there. My family crest is a stump symbolizing our work we did on our land which was...
    elboone elboone 18-21, M Nov 8, 2013

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    They Are All Gone,.... - My father's side of my bloodline were Prussian. His family was less than available all my life-rough necks and actually -criminals so I never got the...
    bepuzzled bepuzzled 51-55, M Jun 22, 2012

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    Prussian - Half my family is from Polish-Prussia (Bromberg)
    HeOverThere HeOverThere 16-17 1 Response Nov 30, 2008

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