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Blocker ancestors

Lee Paterson (View posts)
Posted: 4 Apr 2000 3:58PM GMT
Hi Mary Jo,
I have been told all my life that the spellings you indicate are part of our history, the evolution, of my Blocker family spellings.
It is also rumored in my family that Field Marshal Prince Von Blucher (with an umlaut) is an ancestor, although no proof exists to verify this possibility. Field Marshal Von Blucher lived from 1742 to 1819. I believe the first Blockers from whom I am descended arrived in the colonies in about 1740, so the most I could hope for with regard to the Field Marshal is that he is a cousin to my ancestors. I do like thinking, though, that somehow the same stuff of which Field Marshal Prince Von Blucher used to defeat Napoleon at Waterloo is that stuff of which I am made.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Barbara Vallette 30 Nov 1999 11:16AM GMT 
Karl Nelson 5 Dec 1999 8:16PM GMT 
Lee Paterson 26 Dec 1999 2:15PM GMT 
pundt 3 Apr 2000 8:41PM GMT 
Lee Paterson 4 Apr 2000 9:58PM GMT 
pundt 5 Apr 2000 3:39AM GMT 
vjwegenast 7 Apr 2000 5:45AM GMT 
pundt 7 Apr 2000 11:51AM GMT 
vjwegenast 8 Apr 2000 8:16AM GMT 
Dennis F Blucher 3 Sep 2000 4:15PM GMT 
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