Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Hi all,

Not sure on where to post these questions so drew straws and here they are.

My ancestors were in the Prussian army and recieved the Iron Cross (supposedly) for valour in the Franco Prussian war in 1870. How do I find out if this is true????

Secondly my some of my ancestors were Privy Counicllors to Prince Frederick III (supposedly). Again how do I find information on Prussian nobility?

Thanks all

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Subiaco,

My apologies in not being able to provide you with the assistance and information you are looking for. Interesting Family History though. Help will come. Just give it some time my friend.

Regards,

Joel

Edited by buellmeister
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks for your kind words Joel. :D

Ancestors last name: von Schramm it became this in 1564 when Sebastian Schrome saved the life of the emperor.

Being Prussian/german it is so hard to know where to start looking to verify all this information.

Thanks

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks Mike. Where do I find this information myself??

I bought a CD of the 1914 German Ranklist from Paul Chepurko. He has several that he sells. I thought they were listed somewhere here on GMIC but all I could find was some from WW2. His e-mail is ranglisteoncd@optonline.net he can tell you what he has available and the prices.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Blog Comments

    • As a theology student my professor, a much published former Naval chaplain, set us an essay, saying that if we could answer that successfully we would be guaranteed  a good degree "Which of the gospel writers was the biggest liar, discuss."   I got a good mark, but  don't want to be burned for heresy.   P
    • As my father used to say: "Tain't so much Pappy's a liar - he just remembers big."  
    • Brian: First, let me say that I always enjoy reading your blog and your "spot on" comments.  Another fine topic with such a broad expansion into so many different facets.  I had watched this a week or two ago and when reading your blog, it reminded me of this great quote.   There is a great video on the origins of "Who was Murphy in Murphy's Law"   Anyway, about mid way through this video, there is this great quote and I think it sums it up quite well to your statem
    • I've received word from the Curator that she has permission to re-open this summer.   We're already making plans for a November event at the Museum.   Michael
    • I recall I did the same on hot days at Old Fort York back in 1973-74 - wool uniforms, and at 90F they would let you take your backpack off.   Michael
×
×
  • Create New...