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Different Czirr spellings

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Different Czirr spellings

Karl Czirr (View posts)
Posted: 28 Dec 1999 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: CZIRR, DAMASKE, KRAUSE, GERMER, RUPPEL
I have hit a "brick wall" with my family lines in what was once Prussia. It appears that CZIRR, DAMASKE, RUPPEL, and GERMER all came from that region but I have a difficult time finding resources to search in to document my family.

So, can anyone tell me if CZIRR is an Americanized version of something else? Are there other spellings for this name which would be more common? My gggggrandfather is Heinrich Czirr b. 1 Apr 1822 and married Henrietta Krause Abt 1848. Heinrich had my ggggrandfather, Herman Ludwig in 1851, in Schojow, Stolp, Pomerania, Prussia (now called Schonau, Slupsk, Pommern or Pomorskie, Preussen) (sorry about my horrible spelling as I don't know German or Polish). What resources are available to me during that period? And where do I find them? (Most of my lines stop once they emigrated to America--I can't find them in Europe.)

Thanks for your help in advance. (I'm happy to share the info for the rest of my above-mentioned lines if they are names of interest to anyone. Email me if interested.)

Sincerely,
Karl Czirr
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Karl Czirr 28 Dec 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Kathy C 21 Mar 2002 7:26AM GMT 
michelleczirr 24 Mar 2006 2:14PM GMT 
Rhonda Fix 6 Sep 2004 2:21AM GMT 
dickbarr34 28 Oct 2005 10:22PM GMT 
dnvallen 25 Nov 2006 3:28AM GMT 
relatvs 16 Oct 2012 9:15PM GMT 
ttemp111 3 Nov 2006 10:44PM GMT 
Rhonda fix 5 Nov 2006 2:07AM GMT 
ttapl 28 Jun 2011 9:22PM GMT 
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