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Alternative: Book Reviews in a Table: Testing….February 2019
|wdt_ID||Book Title||Overview||Table of Contents||Comments||Author||Pages||Copyright||ISBN #|
|1||Descendants of John Schmidt and Magdalena Kopfenstein||Our immigrant ancestors, john Schmidt and wife Magdalena Kopfenstein and six of their children left Petersthal, Russia, sometime after 1883, after their last child was born. In 1887, they lived in Hutchinson County, Dakota Territory, now the state of Sou||Various Family stories, including: Schmidt, Kopfenstein, Schmid, Daffe, Lehman, McKen, Tschetter, Schauer, Vollmer, Miller, Schiner, Morgan, Schock, Wallman, Baney, Kimmel, Batke, Gabert; Index of Names||Many original documents and pictures included throughout.||Krause, Bertha Louise Schmidt||387||1.989|
|2||Our Falkenberg Family 1767 – 2000||This Falkenberg book is the history of our people and of the land from which they came. Our German Ancestors were a minority groups living in settlements in Poland and Russia where tenure of their land was never fully secured. If ever we ponder why we l||Preface: Dedication, Acknowledgments, Foreword, Introduction, Thoughts on Genealogy, Thoughts on Family & Home, Roots, Belonging to God’s Family 1. Background of Our Roots 2. The New 'Heimatland' 3. Genealogies of Our Falkenberg, Forefathers and Descen|