Monthly Archives: April 2016

Friedrich Wilhelm von Grumbkow

After four days of tedious research, I suspect Friedrich Wilhelm is my ancestor. It will take much longer to construct the evidence that is sparse. The street Esplanade is key. This French name ties into the Huguenot Exodus to Berlin. … Continue reading

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Letter From Charlottenburg

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
Folks who met the Prescos sensed there was an air of nobility around us. For some reason we felt special, and others treated us such. On this site you will find the Stuttmeister Villa in…

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The Hermann Nautical Museum

Alas a member of our family had a real chance be in a museum. Here is a e-mail written by my cousin Daryl Broderick-Bulkley. Rudolph Stuttmeister appears to be a recruiter for the German Colony in Chile. Stuttmeister appears be … Continue reading

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Our ‘Forest Home’

I have long suspected Melba Charlotte told her only child her grandfather was a Prussian Colony Maker. This is why Victor raised us in his personal colony in the Oakland Hills, and why he told me he considered joining the … Continue reading

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Prussian Evangelical Templers in Carmel

Rosemary told her sons the Stuttmeisters were Teutonic Knights. Our mother may have confused them with the Templers, a movement that was banned by the Evangelical Church, that they were in good standing with. This is why their tomb is … Continue reading

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Awakening a Lost Kingdom

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
The French Huguenot cemetery in Berlin lies next to the Dorthean cemetary where the Family Stuttmeisters are buried. However, there is some confusion. The Rosamond family sprang from the Huguenots. When Vicki Presco was asked…

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Radical Bohemian Stock

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
Belle Burch is of German Teutonic stock on her father’s side, and Dutch on her mothers. She is into her genealogy. She thought I was not and was lecturing me. I proposed marriage to her…

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