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Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

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  • Sabina Haak (1742 - 1811)
    Haak, Sabrina (nee Schaeffer),1742 - 26 Mar 1811, wife of Michael Haak, daughter of Alexander Schaeffer, the founder of Schaefferstown. References Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCo...
  • Johan Jacob Stober (1722 - 1804)
    DAR Ancestor #: A134255 * Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE * Birth: 8-22-1722 GERMANY Death: POST 10-9-1804 CENTRE CO PENNSYLVANIA * Service Description: SUFFERED DEPREDATION, 1783 =======...
  • Afra Fuchs (1822 - 1853)
  • Appolonia Heilerin (1644 - 1692)

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DescriptionBaden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany bordering France and Switzerland. The Black Forest, known for its evergreen scenery and traditional villages, lies in the mountainous southwest. Stuttgart, the capital, is home to Wilhelma, a royal estate turned zoo and gardens. Porsche and Mercedes-Benz have headquarters and museums there. The 19th-century Hohenzollern Castle sits in the Swabian Alps to the south.ürttemberg

Baden-Württemberg (/ˌbɑːdən ˈvɜːrtəmbɜːrɡ/,[5] German: [%CB%8Cba%CB%90dn%CC%A9 ˈvʏʁtəmbɛʁk] (About this soundlisten)) is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the border with France. It is Germany’s third-largest state, with an area of 35,751 km2 (13,804 sq mi) and 11 million inhabitants.[6] Baden-Württemberg is a parliamentary republic and partly sovereign, federated state which was formed in 1952 by a merger of the states of Württemberg-Baden, Baden and Württemberg-Hohenzollern. The largest city in Baden-Württemberg is the state capital of Stuttgart, followed by Karlsruhe and Mannheim. Other cities are Freiburg im Breisgau, Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Pforzheim, Reutlingen and Ulm.

Baden-Württemberg is formed from the historical territories of Baden, Prussian Hohenzollern, and Württemberg, and also parts of Swabia.[9]

In 100 AD, the Roman Empire invaded and occupied Württemberg, constructing a limes (fortified boundary zone) along its northern borders. Over the course of the third century AD, the Alemanni forced the Romans to retreat west beyond the Rhine and Danube rivers. In 496 AD the Alemanni were defeated by a Frankish invasion led by Clovis I.

The Holy Roman Empire was later established. The majority of people in this region continued to be Roman Catholics, even after the Protestant Reformation influenced populations in northern Germany. In the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, numerous people emigrated from this mostly rural area to the United States for economic reasons.ürttemberg,_Germany_Genealogyürttemberg.pdf