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KNETZGERS IN "AMERICKA" By Jim Schroeder
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Story of the immigration of the Knetzger family from the Bavarian town of Dormitz, Germany to the United States in 1842, including the travel from New York to Germantown, Wisconsin, just north of... More > Milwaukee. It describes the rigors of travel as well as those in the early years of life in the then wilderness lands of the "Northwest". It includes the story of the growth of the family, the effects of the Civil War, and the dispersing of the family across the land. It attempts to examine the "disappearance" of one of immigrant offspring, the family's part in the founding of the first Catholic Church in the area, and the part played in the development of the Holy Hill Catholic Shrine of Wisconsin. It describes the family's Milwaukee connection but leaves the development of the genealogy story in the post 1900 years to offspring of the various family branches.< Less