Locations of Significance to Our Ancestors
The following gazetter focuses on places of significance to my ancestors. Countries are listed by order of the earliest known date of our ancestors. Additionally, because we're now in the GPS age, I've included geographic coordinates down to the second (accurate to approximately 100 feet) on known or estimated locations.
Google Earth users can also download my genealogy ".kmz" map file by clicking on my Google Map File to import pertinent locations from my genealogy folder, organized in subfolders by surname. Enjoy!...but be patient, Google Earth takes a good while to load.
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- Bern Canton (~1655)
- Zollikofen (470000N 0072730E/47.0 7.4583333),
birth place of Johann Michael MUELLER about 1655
- Sankt Gallen/St. Gall Canton (~1688)
- Bollingen (471309N 0085341E/47.2191667 8.8947222), near Zurich, along the north shore of Lake Zurich;
reported birth place of Suzanna Agnes BERCHTOLL/BERCHTEL, born 1688, wife of Johann Michael MUELLER (Jr.)
- Ticino Canton (~1868)
- Valle Maggia (461447N 0084228E/46.2463889 8.7077778),
birth place of Aurelia CERINI in 1868
- Giumaglio (461625N 0084055E/46.2736111 8.6819444),
residence of Carolina (CERINI) BERTELLI from before 1891 until her emigration to America about 1906. Also the residence of Carolina's sister Anonziatta (CERINI) POMI and her husband before their emigration to America in 1892.
- Rheinland-Pfalz (the Lower Palatinate) (~1680's)
- Steinwenden (492724N 0073134E/49.4566667 7.5261111),
residence of the Johann Michael MUELLER family from about the 1680's. Johann's son Johann Michael (Jr). was born there in 1692 and Johann (Sr.) died there 3 years later in 1695.
- Ohmbach (492659N 0072102E/49.4497222 7.3505556)/Krottelbach (492802N 0071948E/49.4672222 7.33),
childhood residence of Suzanna Agnes BERCHTOLL/BERCHTEL, born 1688, and location of her marriage to Johann Michael MUELLER (Jr.) in January 1713/1714
- Wielkopolskie (Greater Poland),
Ancestral home of the WARGIN family before 1890; renamed "Posen" by the Prussians for the principle city of Poznań (502423N 0165531E/50.4063889 16.9252778)
- Głomsk, Złotów County (532616N 0170948E/53.4377722 17.1634083),
Birth place of Michael WARGIN, 1869
- Galicia "Lesser Poland" (1881)
- Tuszów Narodowy (502224N 0212736E/50.3733333 21.46),
birth place of General Wladyslaw E. SIKORSKI in 1881