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Baumgärtner - Fehring, Styria

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Re: Baumgärtner - Fehring, Styria

Posted: 19 Mar 2013 9:22AM GMT
Classification: Query
Baumgärtner is a rare spelling compared to the much more frequent spelling Baumgartner.

Fehring is in Eastern Steiermark, near the border to Burgenland, which before WW I was part of Hungary. It was easily possible that a man from Fehring married a woman from Hungary, especially after the abolition of bondage/serfdom in 1781.

Do you know the name of his wife? Was this his only marriage? Do you have a copy or extract of their marriage record? Do you know the names and approximate dates and places of birth of their children?

You could write an e-mail to the Diocesan Archive at Graz, in which you ask whether the records of Fehring include birth(s) of Josef Baumgärtner or Baumgartner around 1840.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
lucrezia_sava... 18 Mar 2013 3:05PM GMT 
fritzkoe 19 Mar 2013 3:22PM GMT 
lucrezia_sava... 19 Mar 2013 3:55PM GMT 
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