THESE ARE THE GERMAN CIVIC ARMS OF THE STATES AND MUNICIPALITIES WHERE OUR ANCESTORS LIVED.
Germany is divided into States (Länder) which are subdivided into Landkreise or rural districts made up of municipalities (Gemeinden) and cities (Kreisfreie Städte)
This is where the SCHAEFFERS lived.
CIVIC ARMS OF BENSHEIM
Elmshausen is part of the Bensheim municipality in Hessen
This is where the SCHAEFERS lived.
This is where the ALLMENDINGERS lived.
Large Arms of BAVARIA
This is where the WALLNERS lived.
Small Arms of BAVARIA
CIVIC ARMS OF FREISING
Pastetten, Reithofen, and Forstinning
are part of this municipality in Bavaria
where the Wallners lived.
PASTETTEN CIVIC ARMS
This is town in Bavaria where the
WALLNERS and BRUNNERS lived.
CIVIC ARMS OF HANNOVER
This is where the HUCHS lived.
This is where the KOEHLERS lived.