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Need help with place of birth in Prussia from US marriage certificate


nuorlenzgal 1 | -
25 Nov 2014 #1
This document states in question 14 the place of birth of the bride. I cannot figure out what it says. I would so appreciate your help with it!



Looker - | 1,033
25 Nov 2014 #2
Just guessing: Stautenheim, Staudenheim, Staubenheim ?
TheOther 6 | 3,821
25 Nov 2014 #3
Looks like Stautenheim to me, although I believe that the place has been misspelled on the birth certificate. The only Stautenheim I could find online ( de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Studernheim_%28W%C3%BCstung%29 ) was also called Studernheim, Staudenheim or Staudernheim in the 18th century, but it doesn't exist anymore since at least 1670. It's now a 'W├╝stung' (a place that was settled in the past, but has been abandoned) close to the town of Hammerau/Weiler.
dfoy.calgary
10 Dec 2015 #4
Possibly Staudernheim an der Nahe, which is a small town on the Nahe river near Bad Sobernheim and Bad Kreuznach. My ancestors left there in 1741. I don't know the year your ancestor was born, but Staudernheim was part of Prussia in the early 19th century. It's now part of Rhineland Palatinate. I visited Staudernheim a few years ago.
Bywolter56
11 Apr 2016 #5
Merged: Vernon/Vernan, Prussia - need to find the place

My great-great aunt was born 1836. Her obituary says she was born in Vernan, Prussia. I can't find anything remotely close on any old maps. I realize the obit might be misspelled. Can anyone help?
jon357 63 | 14,601
11 Apr 2016 #6
Do you have a death certificate? That might be an easier way of finding out.
TheOther 6 | 3,821
11 Apr 2016 #7
Her obituary says she was born in Vernan, Prussia

Are you sure she was born in Prussia and not in Vernon, PA?


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