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THE
CREAGER-KRIEGER
FAMILY
and variants



The KRIEGERs of the Kraichgau Region of Germany




WHERE IS IT?
The Kraichgau is a region between Stuttgart and Heidelberg just west of Heilbronn. The two important locations for those of us who descend from Johann Casper KRIEGER & his wife, Ann Christina HOFFARTH/HOFFERT, the immigrants to America, are: Schwaigern, Germany where the HOFFARTHs/HOFFERTs lived, and Kleingartach, Germany where the KRIEGERs lived.
(Source: Internet, 24 Jul 2000, CREAGER@ONElist: Joe S. CREAGER)

GERMANY, 1801-1819

Eppingen is on the map.
Lowest region of the Palatinate (yellow gold) near border of Wurtemberg.
Kleingartach & Gross Gartach in is roughly 3 miles SE of Eppingen.





      
Courtesy of:
Michael Alexander, 2001


Left: Picture of Church at Kleingartach & Right: Picture of Church at Schwaigern



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