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* The Ancestors of Daniel G. Meyer son of Ken and Carol Meyer*

Updated April 28, 2001

This is a site dedicated to my Ancestors. My ancestors were from Germany. Most came to America in the 1830's and 1840's. They came from the Duchy's of Oldenburg, Hanover, Lippe, Westfalen, Wurrtenburg, and Bavaria. To see a list of all the surnames related to me please click on the text link that says 115 surnames that I am related to. I have also included maps, village locations, Germany information, and much more. Click on Villages in Germany, to see which villages in Germany my ancestors came from and what families lived in which villages.

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Daniel G Meyer
14525 Mendenhall Rd.
Yorkshire, OH 45388
A-United States

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Family Photos

  • Photograph of Dorthy Meyer (110 KB)
    Dorthy is a sister to my grandfather Jerome Meyer
  • Photograph of Overman family (84 KB)
    This is a picture of Bernard Overman and his family. Bernard was a brother to my great great grandmother Caroline Overman
  • Photograph of Matthias Schneider home in Freyburg (29 KB)
    Matthias Schneider was my great great grandfather. He married Mary Ann Schnippel. The parents of Matthias were Gedious Schneider and Helena Witt. The parents of Mary Ann Schnippel were John Henry Schnippel and Florentina Reineke
  • A map of Germany divided into states (70 KB)
    The blue region is Lower Saxony, the yellow region is Westfalen, the most southern colored region is Wurttenburg
  • Photograph of Valentine Veit Sr. & his family (91 KB)
    This is a photograph of the family of Valentine Veit Sr.
  • This is my family tree (64 KB)
    This tree shows my connection to the Luebke, Brackman, Kohrs, Putoff, Tangemann, Tuente, Buddendict, Liensch, Kruthaup, Reineke, Schneider, Fisher, Wieman, Schnippel, Fleck, and Steinke families.
  • Home of John Bernard Meyer (92 KB)
    John Bernard Meyer was my great great grandfather. He immigrated from Grapperhausen, Germany in the 1840's.
  • Photograph of Joseph Veit (11 KB)
    Joseph Veit was a brother to my great great great grandfather, Valentine Veit Sr.
  • A photograph of my grandparents (64 KB)
    This is a photograph of my grandparents on the Meyer side and on the Tuente side of my family.
  • Steinke coat of arms and family shield (43 KB)
    This is the coat of arms of the Steinke family. The Steinke family is from the town of Voltage in the Duchy of Oldenburg.
  • Photograph of Jerome Bernard Meyer (53 KB)
    This is a picture of my grandfather Jerome Bernard Meyer and his sister Dorthy Meyer.
  • This is a map of the Germany (109 KB)
    This is a map of Germany which shows were my ancestors came from. The regions it shows are the Niedersachen region and the Nordrhein-Westphalia region.
  • Schneider family shield (54 KB)
    This is the Schneider family sheild and coat of arms. The Schneider family was from the village of Koenigwinter in Germany
  • Photograph of Fred Winner & Elisabeth Bruns (51 KB)
    Fred Winner & Elisabeth Bruns were the parents of my great grandmother Caroline Winner. Caroline married my great grandfather Ben Tuente Jr.
  • George Nicholas Fisher & Flora Schneider (83 KB)
    This is a photograph of my great grandparents. They lived in Freyburg, Ohio and had 12 children
  • Photograph of Matthias Schneider & Mary Ann (203 KB)
    Matthias Schneider & Mary Ann Schnippel were my great great grandparents. They had 15 children and there daughter Flora Schneider married my great grandfather George Nicholas Fisher. There daughter Linda Mary Fisher was my grandmother on my dads side.
  • Photograph of Leona Tuente (Brackman) (48 KB)
    Leona is my grandmother. She married Elmer Tuente and had 4 children.
  • Photograph of John Henry Schnippel & Florentina (70 KB)
    This is a picture of John Henry Schnippel & Florentina Reineke. They are my great great great grandparents on my fathers side. They were the parents of Mary Ann Schnippel who married Matthias Schneider.
  • Photograph of Kenneth Joseph Meyer (61 KB)
    This is a picture of my father. He married Carol Jean Tuente on 5-1-1965
  • Photograph of Anthony Winner & Caroline Hoyng (58 KB)
    This is a photograph of my great great great grandparents on my mothers side of the family. There son Fred Winner married Elisabeth Bruns.
  • Photograph of Marie Agnes Boeckman (14 KB)
    This is a photograph of my great great great grandmother Marie Agnes Boeckman. She was married to Henry Overman. She was from Damme, Germany. Her father was Joan Heinrich Boeckman. Her mother was Marie Inderreiden. Her gandparents were Gerhard Inderreiden who married Marie Huelsman of Handrup.
  • Photograph of John Bernard Meyer & Agnes Putoff (245 KB)
    This is a picture of my great great grandparents on my fathers side. They came from Grapperhausen near Neuenkirchen, Germany
  • Photograph of Marie Agnes Putoff (46 KB)
    Marie Agnes Putoff was from near Damme Germany. Her vilages name was Osterfeine. Her parents were John Henry Putoff and Marie Agnes Putoff. The parents of her father were Franz Heinrich Putoff and Maria Tangemann. Maria Agnes Putoff was my great great grandmother. She married John Bernard Meyer in 1850 in Cincinati, Ohio at the Old St. Mary's Church. They are buried in Minster, Ohio

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