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From: Alf Christophersen <>
Subject: Re: [ROOTS-L] Translation
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 09:53:59 +0200
> They are on a KNOPF tombstone and that is a German surname. I have a picture of the tombstone so did take the spelling directly from it. However I can't be certain that the spelling was done correctly on the tombstone that is quite old. But the tombstone is in great shape so I'm sure of the spelling on it.
> - Mary
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> They don't appear to be German names...are you sure of the spelling?
> In a message dated 10/21/2008 10:08:27 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, writes:
> I think that the two following names are German. But I've not been able to
> find a translation for them at the online sites that I know of.
I would think of Alsassian names, that part of France which periodically
has been German, then French, then German again and today part of
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