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Today In Genealogy History – October 30, 2011

Christine Heydt was born 220 years ago – October 30, 1791 – in Germany.  Christine married Johann Daniel Hertz.  They emigrated to America in 1835.  Daniel died during the voyage and was buried at sea.  Christine and Daniel had 5 children:  Henry, Christine, Elizabeth, Lizette and Charles.  Upon reaching the United States Christine and her children settled in Philadelphia.

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