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DONAU-RIES

 

Bavaria, Germany

 

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Introduction

Donau-Ries (Danube-Ries) is a district in Bavaria, Germany. It is bounded by (from the north and clockwise) the districts of Ansbach, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Eichstätt, Neuburg-Schrobenhausen, Aichach-Friedberg, Augsburg and Dillingen, and by the state of Baden-Württemberg (districts of Heidenheim and Ostalbkreis). The present district was established in 1972 by merging the former districts of Nördlingen and Donauwörth.      

surnames

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The following are names of persons, found within our databases,

as having been either born, married or died in this location.

To find out more about each surname listed above click on the corresponding LINK.

McVicker; Moreland; Pinnell; Scruggs and allied families

 

Bozarth; Peiffer; Quigley; Rhubart and allied families

 

Dellinger; Knecht; Pfeffer; Silar and allied families

GOBEL

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Map of this Landkreise

Gazetteer of Places in this Landkreise

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 in Germany

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Map of Landkreise 

The Red Dot in the map designates the location of the seat of government for this district (Landkreise).  A Purple Dot shows the location of identified ancestral Gen-Site(s).

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Populated Places near Gen-Site -  NÖRDLINGEN

Nahermemmingen (2.2 nm)
Holheim (2.2 nm)
Pflaumloch (2.6 nm)

Baldingen (1.2 nm)
Ehringen (2.1 nm)
Wallerstein (2.4 nm)
Lopsingen (2.4 nm)
Birkhausen (3.0 nm)
Klosterzimmern (2.8 nm)

Nahermemmingen (2.2 nm)
Holheim (2.2 nm)
Pflaumloch (2.6 nm)

Baldingen (1.2 nm)
Ehringen (2.1 nm)
Wallerstein (2.4 nm)
Lopsingen (2.4 nm)
Birkhausen (3.0 nm)
Klosterzimmern (2.8 nm)

Gazetteer

gazetteer

The list below will assist in your research regarding the matching of your ancestor’s birth, marriage, death dates and the place(s) within this locality at which these events may have occurred.

Towns

Municipalities

  1. Donauwörth
  2. Harburg
  3. Monheim
  4. Nördlingen
  5. Oettingen in Bayern
  6. Rain
  7. Wemding

Alerheim

Amerdingen

Asbach-Bäumenheim

Auhausen

Buchdorf

Daiting

Deiningen

Ederheim

Ehingen am Ries

Forheim

Fremdingen

Fünfstetten

Genderkingen

Hainsfarth

Harburg

Hohenaltheim

Holzheim

Huisheim

Kaisheim

Maihingen

Marktoffingen

Marxheim

Megesheim

Mertingen

Mönchsdeggingen

Möttingen

Munningen

Münster

Niederschönenfeld

Oberndorf am Lech

Otting

Reimlingen

Rögling

Tagmersheim

Tapfheim

Wallerstein

Wechingen

Wolferstadt

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ancestral gen-sites

Ancestral 
Gen-Sites

 

Family History Notes

        

     Johann Georg Gobel was born at Nördlingen, Donau-Ries, in 1655.  He may have lived in this area until sometime between 1672 and 1700.  After 1700 he lived in Hoffenheim, Rhein-Neckar, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, where he died in 1713.

 

Gen-Site Profiles

NÖRDLINGEN

NÖRDLINGEN

LOCATION:  Country: Germany;   State: Bavaria;   District: Donau-Ries;  

Place: Nördlingen;   Coordinates/Map: 48°51′0″N 10°30′0″E

German postage stamp commemorating Nördlingen

DESCRIPTION OF GEN-SITE(s):  Nördlingen is a town in the Donau-Ries district, in Bavaria, Germany, with a population of 20,000. The town was also the place of two battles during the Thirty Years' War. Today it is one of only three towns in Germany that still has a completely established city wall, the other two being Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Dinkelsbühl.  In 1998, Nördlingen celebrated its 1100-year-old history.  Until Thirty Years' War and the Battle of Nördlingen (1634), Nördlingen was one of Germany's major trading towns. Nördlingen trade fair (Pfingstmesse) was first mentioned in 1219.  Nördlingen was one of the first Protestant cities and took part in the Protestation at Speyer in 1529.

ANCESTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS GEN-SITE:  see notes above

INTERNET WEB LINK(s): Stadt Nördlingen | Welcome;  Nordlingen, Germany; Nördlingen Travel Guide - VirtualTourist;  Images of Nördlingen

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LOCATION:  Country: Germany;   State:;   District:;  

Place:;   Coordinates/Map:

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF GEN-SITE(s):

ANCESTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS GEN-SITE:

INTERNET WEB LINK(s):

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Web-resources

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General Resources

·        Website & Webpages We Like

·        Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

·        Free Genealogy Search Help For Google

·        Germany GenWeb

·        German Genealogy Info. & Resources

·        List of places in Germany

·        FEEFHS: Germany Genealogy Resources

·        German Genealogy - Yahoo discussion group

·       Germany - Rootsweb.com (message boards)

·       Genealogy.com: Places/Geographic, Europe

·       Cyndi's List - Germany / Deutschland

·       German Genealogy

·       Directory of Cities, Towns, Regions in Germany

·       German Heritage & Genealogy (D'Addezio.com)

·       The German Genealogy Network

·       SGGEE -German genealogy in eastern Europe

Locality Specific Resources

·        Landkreis Donau-Ries - Startseite

·        Images for Donau Ries

·        Donau-Ries Region Map

·        Ferienland Donau-Reis

·        Landkreis Donau-Ries - OpenStreetMap Wiki

·        Donau-Reis, Bavaria, online, DE

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Gallery

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During our research we have collected images and photographs that are of general interest to a variety of localities.  Some of them are presented on this website because we believe they tend to provide the reader with additional information which may aid in the understanding of our ancestors past lives.

A view across the Nördlinger Ries crater.

 

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