Arvid Wittenberg - Muss quartier under General Wittenberg

Started by valeriegk on Friday, August 24, 2012


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8/24/2012 at 5:44 PM

I have a copy of a 1647 baptism in Pfaffenhofen, Württemberg. The child's father is shown as Georg Opfferkuoch, Muss quartier under General Wittenberg. Would this be Gerneal Arvid Wittenberg or some other General Wittenberg? Many thanks.
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Valerie Karvoski

8/25/2012 at 2:26 PM

Thanks to one of my husband's cousins, I now know the word was Mussquetierer = Musketeer. I suppose a Mussquetierer = Musketeer simply meant a soldier carrying a musket.

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