German-Americans of the 19th and Early 20th Century

This is  growing list of profiles of German-Americans in the Fredericksburg, VA area. The starting point is a list that Josef W. Rokus compiled in 2006 under the title Fredericksburg’s German Heritage: The Germans at Fredericksburg, Virginia, at the time of the Civil War. It is available as typescript in the Viginiana Room of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library.

The name of the German-American person or family is followed by that of the researcher in parentheses.

The Brulle Family(Grace Brecht)

The Ebert Family (Emma Bathke)

Merchant Hirsh (Roger Engels)

Emanuel Leutze (Tatjana Farjadi)

John Henry Myer and his family (Shannon Harmon)

Henry Wissner & Sohn Charles (Avery Vanden Berghe)