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Definition for MSCH in 1860 Fed. Census

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Re: John Thank in Milwaukee, Wisconsin ...

Posted: 24 Jul 2013 7:45AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Tank
"I am looking for the definition for a birth place which is listed in the 1860 U.S. Federal Census, Milwaukee City, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin which is given as 'MSCH" ... Looking for the 1877.79 birth of my own John Thank in Milwaukee, Wisconsin."

If he immigrated with his parents or siblings, their death records, church burial records or marriage records may provide a hint to the Mecklenberg town.

It's interesting to note that of the over 100 entries or references for this surname culled from the local German papers, I've only found the spelling "Tank".

"Milwaukee's German Newspapers; an index of death notices and related items" (1844-1950).
Gary Rebholz, compiler/editor
Milwaukee Wis.
Indexing Milwaukee's German newspapers continuously since 2007... helping family researchers find their ancestors among Milwaukee's 99%.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
LindaThank200... 8 Dec 2002 3:35AM GMT 
Inga 8 Dec 2002 11:00AM GMT 
Fritz Kruse 8 Dec 2002 8:52PM GMT 
GaryRRebholz 24 Jul 2013 1:45PM GMT 
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