I am researching Johann Heinrich TRAUT, Johann Balthazar TRAUT, Jeremias TRAUT and their (older?) sister Maria Magdalena “Lena” TRAUT, who married Johann Heinrich HOLTZAPFEL, perhaps in about 1661.I have done quite a bit of work on these four individuals, particularly with regard to their time together in Düedelsheim around 1712 through 1714, their exile to Krefeld, and then after their joint purchase of land together in Germantown, PA on 22 Oct 1719.
Has anyone seen any sources documenting Maria Magdalena TRAUT as being born in Gerabronn circa 1640 and as marrying in Gerabronn circa 1661 to Johann Heinrich HOLTZAPFEL? (or even different dates)
I assume this is the Gerabronn near Michelfeld.They are about 18 km apart in Landkreis Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg.
Johann Heinrich HOLTZAPFEL is reported by some as being born about 1641 in "Hizenhunfen," but we have not been able to locate this village.Perhaps it is a transcription error from the will.Does anyone know the correct town name?
Thank you so much! Craig H. Trout < firstname.lastname@example.org > Loudoun County, VA