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Robert Kelly Dazet
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« on: March 26, 2017, 03:36:27 PM »

I've been reading articles recently about  "Auswanderung  aus der Pfalz".  There is a translation of the introduction  to Angela Hefner's book "Tscherwenka - 1785-1944 - Tscherwenkaer Familienwhich" which  is very informative about reasons for the exodus of many Germanic people from the various German "Duchies" .

It seems many ancestors of Dietrich project members came to the US during the period of  the large Palatine migration.

My ancestors it seems, were part of the Great Schwabian Trek:  and were later immigrants to the USA in 1873.  The period from 1820 to 1920 it seems was the period of the largest immigration of German people.



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