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    The pages of our pedigree cover a number of families who stem from middle Europe mainly Germany. The most common surnames in our database are:
Awe, Bohme, Böhme, Engemann, Geißler, Hänert, Heitbreder, Jeske, Spiegel, Wagner, Wollweber
    Furthermore the data contain several side lines. Together we are already 1,888.

    Our web site contains information compiled through time-consuming efforts of our relatives. This collective and cooperative repository of family data, as presented herein, is by no means complete and most certainly contains some errors. We hope you can offer corrections or wish to contribute additional information, pictures, or documentation. Any and all of your comments are encouraged and are always welcome. Please use the built-in email function to advise us so. If you are a relative of ours, we would be glad to receive your request for a complimentary membership under "Request new user account" including enhanced access to more information.

    Thank you for visiting our family history sites. We look forward to sharing our families with all of you 'uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces'.

    This web site is presented online using webtrees, a free open-source, collaborative, online genealogy program. Also, a browser hint: webtrees works best with the most current browser versions as it makes extensive use of modern internet technologies like javascript and Ajax.

    PLEASE REGARD: Data of living individuals is protected by strict privacy rules and all information contained within this site is protected by copyright laws and may NOT be used for any purpose whatsoever without our explicit consent. Registration to view deceased ancestors on this site is not necessary. Anyway, registration is recommended when you would like to access sources or private data of family members still alive or should you consider to participate by contributing information and materials via our online databases.

    Latest updates have been made on December 5, 2019.

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There are many ways to navigate around this web site, and a starting point might be the prepared favorites on that page or one of following links:

Alternatively you could use the Generic search option (top right or button magnifier) if you are looking for a specific person. Additional usage hints can be found within the Wiki under 'using webtrees' http://wiki.webtrees.net/en/Main_Page.

new family members in Florida identified
January 9, 2018 - 2:49:59 p.m.

The descendants of Jochim Pagel Awe could be identified through Ancestry and Facebook in December 2017 by B.S.. A grandson of Pagel emigrated with his family from Germany to America in 1884.

neue Familienmitglieder in Florida entdeckt
January 9, 2018 - 2:47:25 p.m.

Die Nachfahren von Jochim Pagel Awe konnten mit Hilfe von Ancestry und Facebook im Dezember 2017 von B.S. ermittelt werden. Ein Enkel von Pagel emigrierte 1884 mit seiner Familie von Deutschland nach Amerika.

new family members in South Africa identified
May 6, 2013 - 3:41:52 p.m.

The descendants of Ernst Christian Jeske could be identified through Facebook and other sources in May 2013 by B.S.. Ernst emigrated with his family from Germany to South Africa after world war II.

neue Familienmitglieder in Südafrika entdeckt
May 6, 2013 - 3:40:04 p.m.

Die Nachfahren von Ernst Christian Jeske konnten mit Hilfe von Facebook und anderen Quellen im Mai 2013 von B.S. ermittelt werden. Ernst emigrierte nach dem zweiten Weltkrieg mit seiner Familie von Deutschland nach Südafrika.

new family members in Minnesota identified
April 13, 2013 - 6:56:44 a.m.

The descendants of Adalbert Johannes Siegfried Böhme could be found through Facebook in April 2013 by B.S.. After World War II Johannes first emigrated from Germany to Italy and later to the Unites States. His eldest daughter was born in Germany, 4 children were born in Italy and the youngest in the States. The family changed their name from Böhme to Bohme.

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Some statistical data

Up to now we have gathered:
1,888 individuals, 1,009 (53.4%) of them are male and 878 (46.5%) are female with 555 surnames in 689 families.

The most common female given names are:
Maria (100), Anna (80), Elisabeth (52), Dorothea (34), Marie (32), Johanna (27), Wilhelmine (27), Luise (23), Auguste (20), Emma (18)
The most common male given names are:
Johann (79), Friedrich (73), Wilhelm (53), Karl (47), Heinrich (36), Michael (32), Carl (30), Hans (29), August (28), Georg (28)
The most common surnames are:
Awe (90), Bohme, Böhme (52), Engemann (36), Geißler (38), Hänert (39), Heitbreder (31), Jeske (255), Spiegel (100), Wagner (41), Wollweber (26)

The oldest individual in our pedigree was born in 1570.
The youngest family member was born in 2017.
The last family member passed away in 2019.
The last marriage was consummated in 2018.
The last divorce took place in 2011.
The individual who lived the longest died with 99.
The family with the most children had 12.

So far the individuals are connected to:
4,628 events
730 sources
1,087 meda objects overall
375 pictures of persons
424 documents
252 certificates
30 pictures of tombstones
606 locations in following countries

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Heinrich Engemann mit ElkeHeinrich Engemann
Birth: March 17, 1895 39 39Großeneder, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Death: July 24, 1975Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Clara TackeClara Tacke
Birth: May 19, 1901 35 30Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Death: March 27, 1988Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Annemarie SchülerBertha Therese Annemarie Schüler
Birth: November 2, 1901 31 27Naumburg (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland
Death: June 4, 1979Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
Erich JeskeDr. Erich Julius Jeske
Birth: March 19, 1888 28 18Jutroschin, Großpolen, Poland
Death: October 3, 1956Berlin, Berlin, Deutschland