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Re: One Weyer Branch, Pennsylvania & Germany
Posted by: Dorothy Creely (ID *****0307) Date: May 11, 2002 at 17:21:31
In Reply to: Re: One Weyer Branch, Pennsylvania & Germany by Rémy J.Weyer of 121

thank you for your posting re the Weyer family in Alsace. I have been researching the Weyer family for years, and even printed a book re them, but NOW i am certain that they are Dutch, and that they fled the Spanish inquisition against Protestants in the mid 15 hundreds. They began going down the Rhine, and I beleive some of them went to Zweibrucken from north of there, and then to Alsace. Your message confirms what I believe, and I am still researching this history. Will keep you informed if you want. Do you read German or Dutch. My line of Weyers arrived in Frankenthal, Rhinepalz Germany about 1562, and spread out from there to other Rhine cities, first Heidelberg, Frankfurt, Mannheim, Annweiler, Godramstein, Otterberg, etc. Zweibrucken was r

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