I am researching these surnames from the 1800s in St.
Croix. Any info on these families would be greatly
William Branch Bernhardt was my Grandfather. His parents were from India. They were: Charles Branch Bernhardt of
Bombay, India, and Jane Hall, of Calcutta, India.(Both
parents had come over with their families as children and
because they were indentured servants, they were given
these new names. Charles was Mahat Mahand originally and I
don't know Jane's.)
William's other siblings included his older sister and
brothers. They were: Alice Bernhardt,Charles Branch Jr.,
Louis,(In San Pedro de Macoris they called him Luis.) and
Alfred.(In Cuba they called him Alfredo.)
Jans Peter Aulstroupt/Aulthrup/Aulstroup married Sara
Jackson.Among other children they had Wilheim . Wilheim married Sarah Jane Bushby.
When he went to Puerto Rico, people called him William Armstrong, when he died.
Among other children William and Sarah Jane had Peter