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From: Dominique Ritchot <>
Subject: Caspar KLINSHROTH - Kleinschmidt, Brusnwicker.
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 10:04:59 -0400
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Hello John,

I'm a bit puzzled by the name change. Could this be a case of misreading by
some military officer ? Caspar signed his land petition : Klinshroth


Dominique Ritchot



> Dear Dominique,
>
> In Virginia DeMarce's book we have one Brunswick soldier listed
> with the name
>
> KLEINSCHMIDT, Casp. Fr., born Ober-Reussen, age 41 (1737/38),
> discharged in Canada in 1783.
>
> Underneath in my own copy of her book I find my handwritten note:
> Clynshrote, Casper, died July 1797 in Sorel (see microfilm C-7031)
> Since I never found a Kleinschmidt, I am pretty sure this is the same
> man.
>
> Cheers,
> John Merz.


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