For Milwaukee Barbian researchers, there are about 40 occurrences of the name indexed in "Milwaukee's German Newspapers; an index of death notices and related items" (1844-1950). This is a local research resource started after this 1998 message thread. Some of the other surnames referenced with these Barbian entries include Schröder Schroeder Schilz Springob Isermann Fischer Gruend Buerasse Schmitt
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