27 février 2007

ARNOULD from here or somewhere else

It seems that the Lorraine area is the one where our ARNOULX family came from. They became ARNOLD from 1640 in MUNSTER in Alsace. In Lorraine this name was very widespread. Their Patron Saint St ARNOULD (celebrated on July the 18th and ancestor of Charlemagne) was born in Lorraine. A great number of aristocratic or ennobled people, burghers or peasants are in Nancy records or Epinal records and were named ARNOULX.  An other branch may come from Germany with the name ARNOLD (Patron Saint celebrated on August the 14th –... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2007

From Switzerland to Alsace, our Glassmakers Family

From Sundgau to High-Alsace Coming from Switzerland and Black Forest The passing down of glassmakers names …. Glass Art around the Abbey of LUCELLE, in Alsace, was known in 16th century. In 1552, Brother Nicolas, Priest of LUCELLE (in FERRETTE canton), gave to André SPARR the right of way and pasturage to his goats on « GLASGRUND » and to build a house. In addition of the tithe for fruits and the delivery of a kid, for ten unborn kids, he promised to give one kid for Easter, one for Pentecost, and a... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2007


The ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE DES FAMILLES ARNOLD ET ALLIEES (Association Loi 1901) is a Family Association set up par Madeleine ARNOLD TETARD Chairman. This blog has been created by Madeleine ARNOLD TETARD in order to have a link with all the descendants from Claude ARNOLD and his wife Marie SIFFERLIN living during 17th century in ALSACE. It has been decided to translate the main articles in English as we have many cousins living in USA or Great Britain or foreign countries where French is not spoken.... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2007

The story of our family Association

In 1964, I began to hear about genealogical researches…On that year I discovered at my parents’ home a genealogical board from my father Oscar Joseph ARNOLD to Clade ARNOLD born in 1623 in a little village of Lorraine near Lunéville. The author of this board was Abbé Eugène ARNOLD, chaplain into the old people’s home of Oderen where he retired and was searching for all the ARNOLD descendants of the Valley of SAINT AMARIN. Intrigued by this research, I put questions to my father in order to know more, but... [Lire la suite]
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