09 avril 2007

The other families ARNOLD from ALSACE

Several families from Alsace-Lorraine are also called ARNOLD and are not of our family. We have not any common ancestor. In the valley of SAINT AMARIN several families called ARNOLD are living since the 16th century in WILLER- SUR-THUR with branches in GEISHOUSE and in GOLDBACH-ALTENBACH and they have a common ancestor, but our family arrived in the HIGH VALLEY OF THE THUR (KRUTH) during the middle of the 17th century (1659) and the name which was ARNOULX in LORRAINE became in ALSACE ARNOLDT then ARNOLD. This name was... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2007

OUR ANCESTORS FIRST NAMES

SAINTS WILL BE AN EXAMPLE OF VIRTUE TO ALL BAPTIZED PEOPLE WHO WILL LOOK UP TO AND SAINTS WILL BE INTERCESSORS BESIDE GOD… Our name is old…for many centuries, but our first name also has a STORY… The passing down of a first name is always an astonishment for a genealogist! The attachment to a Patron Saint or to a first name « well suited » and recalling some glorious ancestors has always guided the choice of our ancestors as for us today! And they had yet a very important choice between all the Saints... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2007

WHO ARE THE CHURCHWARDENS ?

Our ancestor Claude ARNOLD was a CHURCHWARDEN for the Abbey of Munster in the little village Ampfersbach (1651 to 1657) and for the chapel of SCHWEINSBACH where he received the pilgrims, rang out the masses and wrote the register of the Administration of this little Parish belonging of the Abbey. The churchwarden of the Chapel of SCHWEINSBACH near of MUNSTER But what is exactly a CHURCHWARDEN? Many questions about this post when we find it in a deed and what is a Churchwarden for the Clergy? ... [Lire la suite]
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