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                          CIVIC ARMS

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)
 

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                HESSE DARMSTADT
   This is where the SCHAEFFERS lived.

 

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                                      CIVIC ARMS OF BENSHEIM
                   Elmshausen is part of the Bensheim municipality in Hessen
                                  This is where the SCHAEFERS lived.



                
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                                           BADEN WURTTEMBERG
                             This is where the ALLMENDINGERS lived.


 

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                        Large Arms of  BAVARIA
                This is where the WALLNERS lived.


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                        Small Arms of BAVARIA
 

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          CIVIC ARMS OF FREISING
    Pastetten, Reithofen, and Forstinning
   are part of this municipality in Bavaria
   where the Wallners lived.


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            PASTETTEN CIVIC ARMS
       This is town in Bavaria where the
   WALLNERS and BRUNNERS lived.

 


          
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        CIVIC ARMS OF HANNOVER
         This is where the HUCHS lived.
 

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               RHEINLAND PFALZ
    This is where the KOEHLERS lived.