A Better Idea Of Where

OesterlingMap

Above is a map of the area just south of Darmstadt where much of the German tree comes from. I used our newly found ancestor, Johann Peter Oesterling, to make a pinpont – which the map did automagically on the town of Fränkisch-Crumbach, where Johann Peter Oesterling was twice married, and I think the map…
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The Mystery Has Been Solved, I Think!

JohnOesterling

Oh John Oesterling, you man of mystery. The puzzle of your origins may have been solved. The only thing we knew about the Oesterling origins was that John, Peter, and Leonhard’s parents last names were Oesterling/Kradel. At least that’s how they have been written in every tree that I’ve come across. I had been given…
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