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Re: Texas Heitmanns
Posted by: Barbara Finney (ID *****0371) Date: March 27, 2002 at 01:16:25
In Reply to: Re: Texas Heitmanns by Susan Heitmann of 151

Hi Susan,

It is possible we are dealing with the same line. Heitmann as far as I know is not that common a name, especially not in Texas a hundred years ago, it is German I think and there were a lot of German immigrants to some parts of Texas that I know of mostly near San Antonio, there were a lot of German settlements there. I am not sure where Cameron is not having a map in front of me at the moment. The Hietman I am concerned with was married to my Great Aunt Dewy Belle Lewter, his name was George Adolph Heitmann, and they had 2 children to my knowledge a Mildred who my mother tells me she died a while back. My mom saw the notice in the Houston, Tx. paper. They had a son named George Adolph Heitmann Jr. The family had a falling out after my great-aunt Dewy Belles death. Her daughter Mildreds supposedly blamed her mothers alcoholism and related death on bad family genes, Lewter Genes this angered my grandparents and they never spoke again. I do not know if Mildred and George Jr. had kids and if they did who they are today. I am hoping if such cousins of mine exist, they will have information on their ancestor Dewy Belles heritage, We will share Dewy Belles parents as common set of grandparents. Her parents were my great-grandparents Robert Bowlin Lewter and Sarah Hyde. The info I seek is who were the parents of Sarah Hyde and so on, I know nothing of the Hydes and they are one of my walls. Thanks for responding Susan, hope we are cousins I love meeting new ones. - Barb


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