Hi, I am searching for further information on my german ancestry. As so many Theis-families have immigrated to America there might be some relatives of mine who know more about the family although the name is very common in the region where my mother comes from.
As far as I have found ancestors in the Theis-line, I post them here to give you a chance to find matches with your lineage:
I start with my great-grandparents for - as far as I know - of my grandfather's brothers and sisters nobody immigrated.
22 Anna Maria Theis Schneider * 17.03.1835 Brandscheid oo 14.04.1863 Bleialf + 16.11.1905 Oberlascheid 23 Johann Theis* 10.03.1831 Oberlascheid oo 14.04.1863 Bleialf + 15.12.1883 Oberlascheid
The ancestry of Anna Maria can be traced back as far as about 1550 when sources fade. The 30years war probably has destroyed most documents dating from before 1600. The problem lies on the Theis-line.The parents of Johann Theis were: