- Death Record of Anna Maria Hittler (231 KB)
In the year 1789, on the 11th of October, died Maria Anna, born Hittler, aged about 80 years, widow left behind of the deceased Jacob Bürger in his lifetime a Burgher in Goersdorf, diocese of Strasbourg, jurisdiction of the Count of Hanau, having received previously all the holy sacrament of those about to die, and on the following day, month and year has been buried in the common graveyard by me, undersigned vicar for the moment in this parish, with all Roman Catholic rite in presence of the undersigned witnesses.Antoni Catus, Georg Bernhardt Schwein, Mathias Bürger.
- Death of Maria Magdalena Biesser (556 KB)
In the year 1754 on the 21st of the month of July, died here, Maria Magdalena Biesser, wife of Jacob Bürger, resident of Goersdorf, having received previously the holy sacraments and was buried the next day in our church graveyard by me, undersigned vicar in presence of witnesses; Andreas Messner, burgher and tailor in Goersdorf, Ludovicus Steffen, who undersigned the present record with me. Andreas Messner. Ludwig Steffen.
- Birth Records in Jockgrim (577 KB)
These are some of the Birth Records in Jockgrim for the years 1771 to 1793.
- Susanna Magdalena and Maria Elisabeth Burg (568 KB)
In the year 1756, on the 3rd of October, were baptised two twin girls, Susanna Magdalena and Maria Elisabetha, daughters of Franciscus Burg and of Christina Steinmetz, his wife in Goersdorf. Godmothers are: Susanna Magdalena Biesser, daughter of Joannes Georg Biesser and of Susanna Magdalena Hermann in Goersdorf. Godfather is Georg Jacob Thomann, son of Joannes Georg Thomann and of Anna Maria Reder of Goersdorf. I have included this record because the name Burg was sometimes used for the family, also, the Biesser connection.
- Death Records in Jockgrim 1790 to 1792 (665 KB)
These are some of the Death Records from Jockgrim for the years 1790 to 1792.
- Marriage of Joseph Hüttler and Anna Schmitt (378 KB)
Woerth Catholic Records: On the 17th day of November in the year 1738, were married in this church, the honest young man, Joseph Hüttler, tailor, son of Christian Hüttler, deceased in Dieffenbach and of Barbara Elisabeth, his wife, to, Anna Ursula Schmitt, daughter of Mathias Schmitt in Woerth.
- Birth of Maria Barbara Bürger (560 KB)
There are two entries here. In the year 1755 on the 25th of May, was baptised, Joseph, son of Anton Hüttler, burgher and tailor in Dieffenbach, and of Barbara Raul, his wife in this place. Godparents are, Stephan Zante of Dieffenbach, and Elisabeth Stemmer, daughter of Joannes Stemmer in Dieffenbach.On the 29th of May, 1755, was baptized Maria Barbara, daughter of Jacob Bürger and of Anna Hittler, couple residing in Goersdorf, born on the same day. Godfather is Georg Jacob Thomann, son of Joannes Georg Thomann and Marie Rothler in Goersdorf. Godmother is Barbara Huss, daughter of Laurent Huss and Maria Gaty in Goersdorf.
- Baptismal Records in Jockgrim from 1797 to 1803 (490 KB)
These are some of the Baptismal Records from Jockgrim for the years 1797 to 1803.
- Plat Map of Kasimir's Homestead (222 KB)
Homestead shown in Township 144 North, Range 95 West of the fifth Meridian, Section 6 in Dunn County, North Dakota.
- Birth of Georg Jacob Bürger (667 KB)
In the year 1753, on the 20th day of February was baptized, Georg Jacob, son of Joannes Jacob Bürger and of Maria Magdalena Biesser (Büsser) in Goersdorf, born on the 19th. Godfather is Joannes Georg Thomann, son of Mathias Thomann and Magdalena Manck in Goersdorf. Godmother is Maria Elisabeth Schneider, daughter of Sebastian Schneider in Goersdorf, and of Appolonia Hermann also in Goersdorf, in presence of the father undersigned.
- More Jockgrim Baptisms 1770 to 1790 (530 KB)
Jockgrim Baptismal Records from the years 1770 to 1790.
- Kasimir Berger Naturalization Record (468 KB)
This is the Naturalization entry of Kasimir, made on the 10th of July, 1909.
- Marriage of Antoine Bürger (570 KB)
In the year 1743, on the 14th of January, was sent, Antoine Bürger, son of deceased Mathias Bürger, formerly in Mertzwiller, and of Maria Schercher, his wife, to vicar of Weitbruch to get married to, Anna Magdalena Hermol, daughter of deceased Michael Hermol in Griesham and of Anna Bonn his wife.
- Register of Deaths in Jockgrim 1790 to 1807 (202 KB)
This is the Register of some of the Deaths in Jockgrim for the years 1790 to 1807.
- Death Certificate of George Berger (525 KB)
This is the Death Certificate for George Berger showing that he was born on the 17th of January, 1840 to Johannes Berger and Katherine Senn, in Speier, South Russia. Birth place of parents is Germany. Date and place of death, 4th of April, 1920 aged 80 years in Richardton, North Dakota.
- Marriage of Sebastian Bürger (553 KB)
In the year 1739 were married, Sebastian Bürger, son of deceased Mathias Bürger and of Anna Maria Schorscher, and Miss Maria Salome Dorn, daughter of Georg Dorn in Woerth and of Catharina Lemler, his wife, all undersigned or noted.
- Marriage of Jacob Bürger and Anna Maria Hüttler (195 KB)
PREUSCHDORF CATHOLIC RECORDS.On the 3rd of September in the year 1754, after publications made in this parish church and no impediment having been found, were married in front of the church, Jacob Bürger, widower of the deceased Magdalena Biesser, and, Anna Hüttler, daughter of the deceased Johannes Georg Hüttler, in his lifetime a burgher of Merckwiller, both residents of Goersdorf. In presence of witnesses, Michael Stocker, Andreas Messner, Franciscus Josephus Thomann and Georg Thomann, who all of them undersigned with me.
- Baptismal Certificate of Adolphe Berger (416 KB)
The Baptismal Certificate for my father, Adolphe (Al) Berger, born on the 26th of May, 1919 in Forget, Saskatchewan to Kasper (Kasimir) Berger and Julianna Baron.
- Death of Nicolaus Bürger (427 KB)
In Oberotterbach, Church St. Apostles Simon and Jude, Bishops resort of Speyer; In the year 1769, on the 2nd of September, died in this place the honest young man, Nicolaus, stone cutter, legitimate son of the deceased Jacob Bürger, and of the deceased Magdalena Büsser, in their lifetime both in Goersdorf, district of Strasbourg. And has been buried the next day in our graveyard in the presence of witnesses, Michael Danner, stone cutter and burgher here, and Georg Rienhard, miller, undersigned. Note: This death certificate was taken from Nicolaus's Will, read on the 23rd of February, 1770. He left as heirs, Eva Dorothea Bürger, single but major of years, Maria Anna Bürger, married to Johann Martin Weidenbacher, owner of the farm in Wineckerthal and Catharina Magdalena Bürger, wife of Ludwig Bastian, shepherd on the Windstein. All three sisters of the deceased and for a third in this inheritance.
- Birth of Mathias, son of Mathias Bürger (317 KB)
On the 28th day of May in the year 1800, was baptized, Mathias, son of Mathias Bürger and Catharina Hüener, my parishioners here in Jockgrim.
- Record of Registration of Death for Kasimir Berger (443 KB)
The Record of Registration of Death for Gaspard (Kasimir) Berger on the 16th of June, 1932. The record shows that Kasimir was born on the 3rd of March, 1880 in Russia, son of George Berger and Elizabeth Wetchtein (Wetzstein).
- Marriage of Johann Heinrich Bürger (437 KB)
In the year 1744, on the 4th of February, were married, Johann Heinrich Bürger, winegrower in Weiler, aged 41 years, son of Johannes Bürger, deceased in the named Weiler, and of Veronica his wife, and Miss Eva Maria, daughter of Johann Wilhelm Apfel, winegrower in Wissembourg.
- Michael Berger and Catharina Elisabeth Seel (757 KB)
On the 12th of January in year 1784, marriage of Michael Berger, native of Hanau, my parishioner here since his arrival eight years ago, son of Burghard Berger, a shepherd here, and of Anna Maria Schneider, his wife, and Catharina Elisabeth Seel, native of Climbach, daughter of the deceased Franciscus Seel and of Catharina Elisabetha Schaeffer, his wife. In presence of Burghard Berger, father, Georg Kuntz in Climbach, and Michael Rinck, schoolteacher, undersigned.
- Record of Registration of Death for Julianna Baron (460 KB)
Record of Registration of Death for Julianna Baron, who died on the 31st of January, 1921. Born on the 19th of November, 1882 in Klienlibenthal, Russia to Nicholas Baron and Eva Miensuer. Wife of Kasimir Berger.
- Birth of Maria Elisabeth Bürger in 1740 (357 KB)
Weiler: Maria Elisabeth, born the 18th of October in the year 1740, daughter of Georg Samuel Bürger, winegrower in Weiler, and of Anna Maria born Biber, his wife.
- Certificate of Death for Elizabeth Berger (487 KB)
Certificate of Death for Elizabeth Wetzstein, wife of George Berger, who died on the 24th of March 1919 in Richardton, North Dakota. Born in Speier, Russia on the 20th of June, 1840, daughter of Martin Wetzstein and Elizabeth Bühlmann.
- Marriage of Joseph Bürger in 1761 (573 KB)
Marriage on the 22nd of September, in the year 1761, by the vicar of Obersteinbach : Joseph Bürger, native of Kirrweiler, son of deceased Henri Bürger, burgher in Kirrweiler and mayor, and of Anna Maria Badler, his wife, and, Catharina Cuntz, daughter of deceased Joannes Cuntz and Margaretha Jochum. In presence of witnesses, Georg Bürger, Adam Laurentius Grotsstephan, Theobald Buchmann, Leonard Haldi.
- Plat Map of Township 141 North, Range 93 West (89 KB)
Homesteads of George Berger, his sons Jacob, Mathias and Raphael also, his son in law, Anton Kary.
- Marriage of Mathias and Maria Catharina Hüener (353 KB)
In the year of Grace, 1786, on the 10th of October, after three publications made in this parochialchurch of Minfeld, according to the Roman sacred rite of our catholic church, and no obstacle whether religious in regard of the canon, nor civil, having been found out, by the undersigned vicar of the parochial church of Minfeld and annexe of Freckenfeld were married : Mathias Bürger, son of the deceased Jacob Bürger, in his lifetime a burgher in Goersdorf, diocese of Strasbourg, and of Anna Maria Hittler, his wife, young man minor in years, sent to me as usual by the vicar of his parish, and, Maria Catharina Hüener, legitimate daughter of the deceased Joannes Hüener, shoemender and burgher of Freckenfeld, and of Sibilla Grabmeyer his wife, my parishioner here. Witnesses are, Conrad Hüener, burgher and guardian of the bride, Conrad Brendle, shoemender, Michael Kuhn, schoolteacher and Stephan Kuhn, brother of Michael, who all undersigned with me.
- George Berger Naturalization Record (170 KB)
Naturalization Entry for George Berger made on the 3rd of December, 1909.
- Nicodemus Berger Naturalization Record (170 KB)
Naturalization Entry for Nicodemus Berger made on the 15th of May, 1916.
- Birth of Catharina Hüener (327 KB)
Today, the 9th of May in the year 1782, was born and baptized, Catharina, illegitimate daughter born to Maria Hüener, daughter of the deceased Joannes Hüener and of Sibilla Grabmeyer, husband and wife in Freckenfeld. Godfather is Georg Adam Vels, son of deceased Christian Vels, in his lifetime in Minfeld, Godmother is Catharina Ring, daughter of Georg Ring, burgher in Freckenfeld, who all undersigned with me.
- Raphael Berger Naturalization Record (192 KB)
Naturalization Entry for Raphael Berger made on the 3rd of December, 1909.
- Birth Record of Georg Adam Bürger (512 KB)
Baptismal record of Georg Adam Bürger, son of Mathias Bürger and Maria Catharina Hüener, born in Jockgrim on the 15th day of June, 1790.
- Jockgrim Confirmation Records 1790's (771 KB)
Note Mathias's Mother in Laws entry under Sibilla Grabmeyer.
- Death of Barbara Berger (556 KB)
Entry for the death of Barbara Berger, daughter of Mathias Berger and Catharina Hüener in Jockgrim on May 22nd, 1801.
- Birth Record of Catharina Magdalena Bürger (718 KB)
In the year 1750, on the 8th of April was born Catharina Magdalena, daughter of Jacob Bürger, day labourer in Langenberg, and of Maria Magdalena Biesser his legitimate wife and was baptized the same day by the undersigned vicar. Godparents were Martin Stapffer, son of Nicolas Stapffer in Weiler, Maria Magdalena Baumer, daughter of Nicolas Baumer deceased in Weiler.
- Death of Joannes Georg Bürger (623 KB)
Jockgrim Church records: On the 9th day of July, in the year 1790, died Joannes Georg Bürger, son of Mathias Bürger and Catharina Hüener, husband and wife from Freckenfeld.
- Birth Record of Joannes Nicolaus Bürger (487 KB)
In the year 1748, on the 24th of October was born and baptised by the undersigned vicar, Joannes Nicolaus, legitimate son of Joannes Jacob Bürger, cow shepherd in Weiler and of Maria Magdalena Biesser, his wife. Godfather was Joannes Nicolaus Münch in Weiler and Dorothea Stapffer, young girl in Weiler, undersigned.
- Birth of Franz Bürger (351 KB)
On the 19th of December, 1792, born in Jockgrim and baptized in Neupfortz on the 25th of December, in the same year, Franz Berger, son of Mathias Berger and Catharina Hüener.
- Marriage Record of Maria Anna Bürger (694 KB)
OBERSTEINBACH MARRIAGE RECORDS.On the 11th day of January, 1768 were married in this parish after publications made in the church of Goersdorf by Vicar Louis Kugele there, Joannes Martin Weidenbacher, son of Georg Weidenbacher and of Christina Meyland, and Maria Anna Bürger, daughter of the deceased Jacob Bürger and Magdalena Büsser, in their life in Goersdorf. In presence of Georg Weidenbacher, Joseph Lechner, Michael Bierquaint and Joannes Georg Grussenmeyer all undersigned.
- Birth of Joannes Dionysius Berger (351 KB)
Jockgrim : Born on the 20th day of August in the year 1791, and baptized on the 30th day of August, 1791; Joannes Dionysius Berger, son of Mathias Berger and Catharina Hüener of this parish.
- Birth of Catharina Berger (192 KB)
In the year 1787, on the 25th of October, was born and baptised on the same day by me, undersigned vicar of this place, Catharina, daughter of Mathias Bürger, burgher and day labourer, and of Catharina Hüener, both husband and wife living in Freckenfeld. Godfather was Conrad Brendle, burgher and shoemender here, Godmother is Catharina Hüener, wife of Jacob Seebald, burgher and town magistrate in Freckenfeld, who part of them undersigned, part marked their hand sign.
- Death of Georg Adam Bürger (274 KB)
Entry of the death of Georg Adam on the 24th day of September, 1791. Son of Mathias Bürger and Catharina Hüener in the parish of Jockgrim.
- Marriage of Eva Dorothea Bürger (467 KB)
In the year 1772, on the 10th of August were married, Laurent Schlick, shoemender, widower of Anna Maria Koegel, parishioner of Surbourg, sent to the vicar of Goersdorf, Sr. Loegele, to be married there to Dorothea Bürger, single, daughter of the deceased Jacob Bürger and Magdalena Biesser, in their lifetime, burghers in Goersdorf where she is a parishioner. Note: This record came from the Surbourg church records not the Preuschdorf church records as Goersdorf could have had their own records at this time which were subsequently lost.
- Birth of Peter Berger (310 KB)
On the 17th day of May, 1797, was baptized Petrus, son of Mathias Berger and Catharina Hüener, residents of Jockgrim.
- Marriage of Joannes Georg Biesser in 1700 (618 KB)
In the year 1700 after publications made the 12th and 27th of April, were married on the 28th ofApril, the honest young man, Joannes Georg Biesser, aged 18 years, son of Joannes Biesser, the mayor of this place, and Margaretha, single girl aged 20, daughter of Joannes Krausenmeyer, the burgher of Forstheim.
- Marriage of Mathias Berger and Sibilla Bachmann (420 KB)
Walburg Church Records: Marriage on the 23rd of June, 1723 of Mathias Berger, honest young man, son of deceased Joannes Berger in Limersheim and Sibilla Bachmann, from Berau in Germany, (Herchina Silva) but living here since her youth; in presence of witnesses Leonard Rott, son of Theodore Rott from Walbourg, Philippe Grosjean from Morschwiller.