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Why Five of Erasmus’ Descendants Aren’t All Matches for Each Other

I’ve changed the names of the submitters to protect their identify. A, B, C, D, and I descend from Erasmus Trautvetter, born about 1770 in Thuringen, Germany. His descendants are documented in an 1870-era estate settlement in Hancock County, Illinois, and in church records in Thuringen. A, B, and I all descend from Erasmus’ great-grandson […]