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German newspaper sample and translation

If you have any interest in genealogy and haven't already checked out Milwaukee's German Newspapers: an index of death notices and related items, you are in for a treat. This resource indexes many of Milwaukee's German Newspapers for items of genealogical interest.

Below is an image of a clipping, with the translation of the text below, from the Wisconsin Banner, one of the German newspapers that is indexed in Milwaukee's German Newspapers.

German newspaper clipping
Milwaukee's German newspapers: Rühl family inheritance, Nov 1853

1. Philipp Rühl
2. Reinhardt Rühl
3. George Rühl
4. Anne Margaretha, born Rühl, wife of Christoph Müller
5. Louise, born Rühl, wife of Philipp Baum, and
6. Christiane Margaretha, born Rühl, wife of Philipp Schneider, born in Massenheim, Hochheim, Duchy of Nassau; now living in the vicinity of Milwaukee, are requested to come into the office of the undersigned, where they will hear news about an inheritance.
Milwaukee, 1 November 1853
Wm. Finkler, Office: East Water Street, Nr. 215

Translated from the "Wisconsin Banner" (Milwaukee, Wis. weekly ed.), 09 Nov 1853, Special adverts., pg 3 col 3; indexed at the Milwaukee Public Library

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