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Author Topic: Gengenbach oder Nordrach, aus der glashutten Knobelswald  (Read 720 times)

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Offline kaycyn

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Gengenbach oder Nordrach, aus der glashutten Knobelswald
« on: February 27, 2015, 08:35:13 PM »
I am looking for information on the Knoblswald glassworks located near Nordrach, Germany. I have some information from various Wiki sites but am looking for more detail.

I am especially interested in one employee: Joseph Greiner, born about 1700. Joseph married Ursula Willmann (dau of Johann Willmann & Barbara Laule) 9 May 1723 Neukirch. I am most interested in his birthplace, his parents' names, and the names of any children of he and Ursula. Thanks!

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Re: Gengenbach oder Nordrach, aus der glashutten Knobelswald
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2015, 06:50:37 PM »
Fine - let's do a bit of genealogy here ;-).

I assume you've seen http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greiner_(Glasbl%C3%A4ser) - have you tried to consult the literature mentioned there?

Glass makers Greiner from Knobelswald and Äule are mentioned on Saar-Ahnen-Klein in connection with Scherzinger. The author seems to be interested in other glass maker families as well - so it might be worthwhile to contact him.

The forum of the Siegwart family (also a large glass maker family) contains contributions mentioning Greiner as being related (by marriage) to the Siegwarts on several occasions (do a forum search for Greiner). One author deals on his own web page with several glass maker families (though Greiner is not mentioned).

There is also a thread on the glass maker family Greiner on http://www.geneal-forum.com/ ... I recommend you register there (for free and without obligation) and add your question(s). Don't hesitate - English is fine on this forum.
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