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From: "Linda McKenna" <>
Subject: Re: [DVHH] BAUTZ KIRSCHNER TIMISOARA KOVACSI
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2007 14:42:41 -0500
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Thank you Alex, this is quite interesting. I will try to contact this Ana.
What might be my best recourse. I do not know German. Or would she now
speak Romanian?
Linda
----- Original Message -----
From: "ajleeb" <>
To: "Mercydorf" <>; "Linda McKenna"
<>; <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 2:26 PM
Subject: Re: [DVHH] BAUTZ KIRSCHNER TIMISOARA KOVACSI


> Linda;
>
> Lydia Kirschnr, (nee Nyagrus) b. 24.19.1907, Temeswar, died in camp, in
> Russia, between 1945-1950.
> In 1982- a Ioan Kirschner, lived in Temeswar.
> in 1999- a Valeria Kirschner lived in Temeswar. and a Ana Kirschner.
> 2006- a Ana Kirschner lives in Temeswar.
>
> Alex.
> www.dvhh.org/
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mercydorf" <>
> To: "Linda McKenna" <>;
> <>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 8:29 AM
> Subject: Re: [DVHH] BAUTZ KIRSCHNER TIMISOARA KOVACSI
>
>
> Hi Linda,
>
> I'm not aware if a Temeschburg Family book exist. Genealogical research
in
> Temeswar/Temesvar/Temeschburg is very difficult, because the town had 6
> quarters (what I call suburbs) Fabrikstadt, Elisabetstadt, Josefstadt,
> Franzstadt, Fratelia, Freidorf; and each quarter had their own Roman
> Catholic parish. And keep in mind, in 1900 there were nearly 60,000
> inhabitants. With Temeschburg being the largest town in Banat, it was
like
> a metropolitan city for transitional residents. Although there were many
> families who were rooted there for over a hundred years, there were also
> many people moving around each year. To give you an idea how difficult it
is
> to research in the Temeswar area, consider the following example I
received
> and posted on the Fratelia site.
>
> The Church Book of Fratelia is beginning about 1932, the entries before
then
> were made in Elisabethin / Elisabetstadt, there they started in 1919, and
> the years before 1919, the habitants of Fratelia had to go to Freidorf,
but
> a lot of them didn't want to because the way was longer to travel than to
go
> to Josefin. The informant goes on to say, "That was perhaps the reason,
why
> I now found the birth of my grandmother and her siblings in Josefin /
> Josefstadt (from 1895 to 1905), although the birth certificate said, they
> lived in Tesöld (Fratelia). But with this new knowledge I luckily found
the
> baptism of my father (born in 1917 in Fratelia) in Freidorf! I also was
> searching for a very long time to find the death record of my grandmother
> and found her in the index of Freidorf!" [A.Lorenz -17 Jul 2006]
>
> This same scenario could pertain to any of the suburbs of Temeswar.....
> Jody
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Linda McKenna
> To:
> Cc:
> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 11:12 AM
> Subject: [DVHH] BAUTZ KIRSCHNER TIMISOARA KOVACSI
>
>
> I have met online with another "new" cousin. His great grandmother was
> sister to my grandfather. He had a 'family history' written by his
mother.
> Many things coincided with family lore that I had. Since they lived in
> different states and had only occasional visits, I'm thinking this may add
> to the plausibility of these stories.
> I know from family and the ship manifests that they emigrated from
> and listed Kovacsi (Temeskovacsi) as birthplace. although his family
> history refers to Timisoara as where Fred and Emilie settled after
marriage.
> so perhaps I might find Friedrich BAUTZ and his wife Emilie Kirschner
there.
> Friedrich died 1898. no birth date known although his family info
said
> Alsace-Lorraine. Emilie b 1864, d 1948.
> I know she was still in Kovasci/Covacsi in 1915. daughter Mary b.
> 1884, Kovacsi
>
> DOES ANYONE HAVE TIMISOARA BOOK/INFO TO CHECK OUT THESE NAMES/DATES.
>
> Thank you in advance.
> Linda Bautz McKenna
>
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