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Posted: 1356933695000
Classification: Query
Looking for relatives of Josef Silberberger; spouse Mary Steinmetz; Possibly from Briklegg Tyrol Austria. Date of birth March 16, 1860 (approximate) came to us about 1880; wife Mary born around April 1869. Relative who signed for their marriage in 1888 was Stephanie Steinmetz. Any possible information would be appreciated. Thank you Terry Silberger

Re: Silberberger

Posted: 1357052194000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1357054912000
placename is correct Brixlegg:
the lastname would mean - silver(Silber)mountainer(berger)
uupps, what happened after americanizing with that name, not any connection longer to the orgin. ;-)

churchbooks for Brixlegg:
since 1674 (Tb)baptisms, 1786 (Trb)marriages , 1637 (Stb)deaths
Pfarre/parish Reith im Alpachtal:
Reith i. A. since 1625 (Tb)baptisms, 1627 (Trb)marriages, 1646 (Stb)deaths
country-archive Innsbruck - you can ask if they have them in their files of the churchbook-microfilms - if you interested on ancestors-research:

austrian phonebook:
Silberberger in Tirol in this districts:
Kufstein (77)
Kitzbühel (9)
Innsbruck Land Mitte (4)
Innsbruck (Stadt) (3)
Innsbruck Land Ost (1)
district Kufstein in this places - the names orgin is of the high-up valley Wildschönau - only 1 hit in Alpach which is to reach about Brixlegg high-up also in the mountains:
Wildschönau (56)
Wörgl (13)
Angerberg (2)
Kirchbichl (2)
Bad Häring (1)
Angath (1)
Alpbach (1)
Kufstein (1)
the timbertrade in Alpach:

there also a housename(farm) Silberberger, possible came about silver-mining in old times.
Silberberg = silver-mountain

names stated for 1940/41 in Tirol&Vorarlberg:
Silberberger in Brixlegg, Bürs, Hopfgarten, St. Johann, Kundl, Matrei, Reith (Kufstein), Schwaz, Unterangerberg, Wildschönau, Wörgl

Steinmetz - only the 2nd hit in phonebook in district Kufstein is real a lastname.
the others only Steinmetz = masoner of profession:

Re: Silberberger

Posted: 1357053113000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1357056882000
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