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In the year 1751 Caspar Meissner left his village of Glauberg in Germany and set sail with his wife and six children on the sailing ship "MURDOCH"... After a lengthy voyage they arrived at the British outpost of Halifax, itself only settled in 1749, on the shores of what would come to be known as Nova Scotia... In 1753 they moved, along with 1500 other "Foreign Protestants", to the new settlement of Lunenburg, some 60 kms down the South Shore, where some of Caspar's descendants live to this day... But, the larger family branches now cover a continent...
From Glauberg to Lunenburg and beyond... Meisner Family
Updated February 19, 2004

Glenn W Meisner

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    Four generations in Garden Lots, Lunenburg Co., 1941... L - R... Wallace, Roy, Absalom and baby Bernard... Absalom's home... 1941

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