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Re: Hackbarth Facts
Posted by: Linda Kriebel Date: October 15, 2001 at 08:13:50
In Reply to: Hackbarth Facts by Christina Hackbarth of 23

I read somewhere on the web in my searches for my ancestors that Hackbarth roughly translates into "hack the beard" or in other words a barber. So I looked it up in my sons German English dictionary. If you take the word and divide it "Hacken" means to chop and "Bart" means beard or whiskers. I think this is so interesting!

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