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  • SubGenre:Historical
  • Language:English
  • Pages:234
  • Paperback ISBN:9781737346814

The Descendants of Joseph Habig and Theresa Hartlaub

by Victoria M. Green

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Explore the history and genealogy of Joseph Habig and Theresa Hartlaub, first generation German-Americans. Civil War soldier, Joseph married Theresa in Cincinnati, Ohio, and fathered many successful descendants ln Ohio and Indiana.
Ambrose Habig and Anton Ignatz Habig arrived separately in America from the village of Rittersbach, Duchy of Baden, in the 1830s. Traveling to a new land with a different language, culture, and customs, the families Americanize their surname from Habich to Habig. Explore through biographical sketches their accomplishments, those of their descendants, and how they lived the American dream. This work is concerned with Joseph Habig and Theresa Hartlaub of Indianapolis, Indiana, their descendants, and their forefathers of Rittersbach, Duchy of Baden, Germany. The Hulsman and Lauck families are related by marriage and included in this book.
About the author
The author has from her early years been interested in history and family genealogy. Her formative years were spent away from relatives living in other states that left a void in her life. At age twelve the family relocated to Ankara, Turkey with the U.S. Government and there she graduated from high school. In 1972 she graduated from Indiana University as a Registered Nurse, and after 40 years in various nursing disciplines , she retired in 2012. An avid genealogist, she has proven connections in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the First Families of St. Louis and Louisiana. She has been a member with the Center of French colonial Studies and a board member for seven years.