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  • Anna Burmeister (deceased)
  • August Carl Friedrich Burmeister (1857 - 1926)
    Updated from MyHeritage Match via sister Pauline Wilhelmine Friederike Kershagen (born Burmeister) by SmartCopy : Oct 10 2014, 2:22:41 UTC
  • Christfried Georg Puurmeister (1898 - 1965)
    Saaga TLA.1359.2.48:157 Haud - Oli eesti kiiruisutaja - aktiivne 1921-1928, osales ka St. Moritzi taliolümpial. He was an Estonian speed skater - active in 1921-1928. Represented Estonia at 1928 Win...
  • Eve Tõnsberg (1916 - 2016)
    Sünd vkj 7. jaanuaril 1916, nime- ja perekonnanime muutus Notar Anu Raid on algatanud 23.11.2016 surnud Eve Tõnsberg (muu perenimi Kard), sündinud 20.01.1916, pärimismenetluse.
  • Friedrich Christian Burmeister (1824 - 1902)
    Updated from MyHeritage Match via daughter Pauline Wilhelmine Friederike Kershagen (born Burmeister) by SmartCopy : Oct 10 2014, 2:22:41 UTC

About the Burmeister surname

Burmeister is about like SMITH in N. Germany. There are over 700 Burmeister's in Holstein and more in the country side. Many were farmers from the low lands including what is now Denmark. "Burmeister" is the maker of the largest generators in the world and they also build ships in Denmark. In America many came because of the Kaisers relentless military requirements in the 19th century. They came with the German immigrants in the 1860's to 1900. They settled in the midwest and became staunch Americans and were often discriminated against because of WWI and WWII. Most changed their Lutheran worship services from German to English during this time.