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From: Gunson&Jones <>
Subject: Re: [Ger-Sur] Diehl surname
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 11:44:15 -0400
I will check that out. Thank you.
You were right, posting my surname has brought me many avenues to travel now.
Thanks for the good advice. :)
At 07:45 AM 4/15/03 -0500, you wrote:
>diehl is a big time name in naperville illinois..
>which is in both will and dupage counties.
>might want to check their genweb pages..
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>From: "Gunson&Jones" <>
>Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 12:18 AM
>Subject: [Ger-Sur] Diehl surname
>> Hello List
>> I am researching the DIEHL surname.
>> I know almost nothing about my 3X gr grandfather except the following:
>> Heinrich DIEHL was born 1812, Hessen, Germany. He came to Canada ca 1838.
>> Family rumour has it that he was in Pennsylvania for a short time before
>> coming to Canada. I have looked at passenger list films until I was
>> cross-eyed, and have found nothing. It's hard because I don't have any
>> idea what year he left Germany, or have a city where I could check church
>> records etc. I've discovered that you are pretty much in limbo if you
>> don't have a city name.
>> I have been told that the DIEHL surname in Germany would be equal to the
>> Smith surname in Canada.
>> I would be more than grateful for any help.
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