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Re: Ohlmus origins B4 Ceylon, 1760
Posted by: David Bryan Ohlmus b. 1954 Date: August 19, 1998 at 08:57:29
In Reply to: Re: Ohlmus family by Alan Little of 2355


Thank goodness!
I've found someone doing something with the Ohlmus name :-). I haven't had much luck tracing the Ohlmus origins back before 1760.

I have an original copy of the Journal of the Dutch Burger Union containing the Ohlmus genealogy - April 1939. First entry reads:

Jan Carel Ohlmus, born at Hildesheim, arrived in the ship "Amelisvaart", living in Ceylon 1760-1780.

The "BJ" Basil Joseph Ohlmus (snr) commented on above was my grandfather.
"BJ" Brian Jeffry Ohlmus (jnr) my Father.

Please contact me via e-mail or write to:
5 BOAS PLACE, FLOREY ACT 2615
Australia. ph +61 2 6258 5133


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