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Gottlieb Gebhard (Gebhardt) 1754 of Franconia
Posted by: Tina Gebhart Date: December 15, 2001 at 19:24:12
In Reply to: Johann Volckmar GEBHARDT circa 1650 by gebhardt of 143

Anne-Emmanuelle,

My earliest Gebhardt/Gebhard/Gebhart ancestor Gottlieb, who was called Godfrid when he came to America in 1754, listed himself as being from "Franconia, Germany." I must admit, I cannot figure out where this actually is (or was)! I have to wonder if it is connected to the part of the Alsace-Lorraine Region that shifted from being French, to German, to Prussian, to French, etc.

Because of this thought, I had to ask... if you know any of your Johann's children's names, please contact me if you find a Gottlieb/Godfrid. I can provide to you scores of descendents from this Gebhardt.

Thanks so much--
Tina Gebhart


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