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Alsace-Lorraine surnames

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Alsace-Lorraine surnames

Posted: 11 Nov 1998 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Mar 2002 7:34AM GMT
Surnames: MATTER, MOTTER, KEISER
Am researching my MATTER family line. Origins back to Alsace Lorraine. The following is what little I know:

Hans Matter, born 1616, died 20 Feb 1680/1, married Catherina circa 1642. Catherina born 1616, died 1697/8, in Eckendorf, Als.Lorraine. 3 children:

Catharina, circa 1644-1680

Hans Matter (2), 1646-1692

Diebold Matter, circa 1647-1727/8.

Does anyone have information preceding 1616? Parents of Hans Matter? Any information about Hans Matter, the Matters in the 1600's? Did the Matter family name originate in Alsace Lorraine? and so on.

others:

Anna Christina Keiser, Altdorf, Alsace Lorraine, 1696/7-1741. Parents: Jacob Keiser and Maria Veit|Reit.
Other descendants in this keiser line.

Hope to meet some "cousins" out there!

Tracy L. Matter
SMAosf@aol.com
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
smaosf 11 Nov 1998 12:00PM GMT 
Don Hickman 18 Dec 1998 12:00PM GMT 
B. Werner 24 Dec 1998 12:00PM GMT 
dmatter 5 Aug 2010 10:51PM GMT 
rebholzgary 7 Mar 2013 11:26PM GMT 
marmi1301 23 Nov 2000 12:00PM GMT 
mtskp2010 28 Mar 2001 12:00PM GMT 
smafsgm 28 Mar 2001 12:00PM GMT 
mtskp2010 23 Apr 2001 12:00PM GMT 
Tracy 3 Apr 2004 1:54PM GMT 
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