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Johann Christlieb Graevenitz, the earliest member that I've traced so far, came from Magdeburg in Saxony. He lived in the neighboring parishes of Neukirchen and Satow in Mecklenburg-Schwerin where he was a gardener. This surname has multiple spellings including Gravenitz, Grävenitz, Grafnitz, and Gräfnitz.
Quick overview of my line of descent
Below is a list of my direct ancestors with this surname.
It begins with the earliest known and (usually) ends when a female ancestor marries into another family.
No information on living persons is included.
Note: All places are in Mecklenburg-Schwerin unless otherwise stated.
- Johann Christlieb GRAEVENITZ, born 29 April 1777 in Magdeburg, Saxony, Germany. He had a child with Dorothea Christina Catharine KOCK (born in Rederank village, christened 25 March 1764 in Satow parish; died 19 April 1812 in Rederank village; buried 21 April 1812 in Satow parish). Their child was:
- Daniel Friedrich Dethlof Wilhelm GRAEVENITZ, born 5 December 1803 in Rederank village; christened 6 December 1803 in Satow parish. He married on 3 November 1826 in Klosterkirche parish, Ribnitz, Ilsabe Margarethe Sophie Christine DANNEHL (born 4 March 1802 in Bartleshagen village; christened 7 August 1802 Kuhlrade parish; died 15 May 1880 Bad
Sülze parish). Their children included:
- Johanna Friederike Sophie Marie GRAEVENITZ, born 24 August 1829 in Petersdorf village; christened 30 August 1829 Klosterkirche parish in Ribnitz. She married on 21 October 1853 in Marlow parish, Heinrich Karl Joachim GEIST, born 10 November 1827 in Allerstorf village; christened 11 November 1827 in Marlow parish; died 12 August 1858 in Allerstorf village; buried 14 August 1858 in Marlow parish).
- Source Summary
A list, in chronological order, of the sources for this family that have been posted on this website.
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- Graevenitz Message Board
RootsWeb Message Board for the Graevenitz surname