Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Deits Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Deits family of NY, WI, SD, WA and CO
Posted by: Tom Deits (ID *****5225) Date: January 15, 2006 at 14:54:27
  of 5

I am interested in the Deits family from Beaver Dam, Wi. My gggf, David Deits, settled there in the 1840's from New York. Our branch is descended from his son, Philander, who moved to S Dakota, then to Washington. Another branch is descended from Davids eldest son, Christopher Columbus, who moved to the Boulder, Colorado area. The spelling is consistently 'Deits' for all generations in both branches. There is another Philander Deits who lived on Martha's Vineyard at about the same time, which confuses things a bit (I have photos of both Philander Deits's headstones, one in Martha's Vineyard and one in Seattle). That branch also goes back to NY. I am hoping to get to NY this year to connect David to his parents.

Any information would be appreciated; I'm happy to share what I have so far. -Tom Deits


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/deits/messages/5.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network