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  1. Joy Weaver
    24 June, 2012 @ 7:03 am

    Mark, a few years ago I had some research done by someone from ProGenealogist which took my husband’s Weaver/ Weber line back to a 1756 Protestant baptism in Wurttemburg. At the time, I could not afford to have the researcher go further, although he told me there were older records available. Now, due to an almost exact DNA match to someone with a different surname, but from the same town, who has records going several generations back beyond mine, I’m interested in going back a few more generations. Do you have a set number of hours minimum research charge?

  2. Mark Rabideau
    24 June, 2012 @ 9:05 am

    I have sent you a note via private email.

  3. Clayton Steele
    31 March, 2014 @ 9:54 pm

    Good evening

    I am descended from mennonite families from York, PA originally from towns around Bern and Zurich according to family knowledge and I will be in Geneva and Zurich this summer with my daughter and would like to travel though the towns that our family came from and would like assistance determining how to best use the short 4 day period we have to ascertain if the last names popping up on are correct. I would appreciate more information on the services you offer .

    Thank you for your time.

  4. Mark Rabideau
    1 April, 2014 @ 6:05 am

    Hi Clayton, Probably the easiest thing to do is talk. I am happy to call you or you may call me at 303.660.9400. After a brief discussion, I will be happy to let you know what, if anything, I can do to help.

  5. Loni
    7 February, 2015 @ 5:01 pm

    I am wondering how much it would cost to locate a person so that I can get a birth certificate for them or even a marriage certificate? I would be interested in finding these for my 5th great grandfather, Carl. Here is the information below that I already have to decrease some research time for you to help locate it.

    Carl Lütke/ Luedtke
    Date of Birth: Feb. 15, 1821
    Place of Birth:Pommern, Prussia/Germany…Possibly: Seligsdor/Selingsdorf?
    Spouse: Wilhelmine Schmidt
    Date of Birth: May15, 1820
    Place of Birth: Prussia/Germany
    They had 6 Children
    1.Friedricke Johanna: Aug. 12, 1846 – Jan. 8, 1918
    Spouse: Wilhelm F.F. Werner

    2.Johanna Auguste: April 4, 1849 – March 9, 1932
    Spouse: Wilhelm Friedrich Werner: Sept. 2, 1843- Feb. 28, 1898

    3.Wilhelm: Aug. 13, 1852 – Feb. 4, 1906
    Spouse: Wilhelmine Auguste Pankonien: 1860-?

    4.Wilhelmine: June 3, 1853 – Oct. 31, 1925
    Spouse: Johanna Heinrich Amelung(AKA: Henery): March 23, 1855 – March 9, 1932

    5.Franz Julius Louis: July 13, 1857 – December 17, 1939
    Spouse: Auguste Ernestine Wilhelmine Sodke/Sodtke: Nov. 11, 1861 – – Jan. 12, 1948

    6.Julius August Albert Carl: Oct. 16, 1859 – Jan. 24, 1923
    Spouse: Anna Rosine Kristina Albrecht: July 26, 1864 – Dec. 28, 1910

    Arrival in United States: April 27, 1876
    Port of Departure: Glasgow, Scotland
    Ship Name: S. S. Anchoria
    Ships Journey: Glasgow, Scotland to Moville, Ireland to New york
    Port of Arrival: New York
    -Carl Ludtke, age 55, occupation is laborer, citizen of Germany, country he intends to inhabit is United States, he occupied steerage
    -Minie, age 35/55, citizen of Germany, country she intends to inhabit is United States, she occupied steerage
    -Wilhelm, age 21, citizen of Germany, country he intends to inhabit is United States, he occupied steerage
    -Frantz, age 18, citizen of Germany, country he intends to inhabit is United States, he occupied steerage
    -Juluis, age 16, citizen of Germany, country he intends to inhabit is United States, he occupied steerage

  6. Mark Rabideau
    7 February, 2015 @ 5:18 pm

    Hi Loni… I think I sent you an email. Please let me know if it worked. I’d love to help. It is one of those things I live for…

  7. Susan Graben
    17 February, 2015 @ 8:13 pm

    I am trying to find the area in Prussia that my husband’s ggg grandfather, Louis Graben, came from. I understand I need to know the town or at least the area to start searching. How do I ind that? He came to the US ca 1855. I cannot find him as yet on any ship listing. The family says he stowed away in a pickle barrel and I am starting to believe them. Family legend has he came through NY; worked his way south in railroad construction. He married in Spartanburg, SC and moved through Carroll Co, GA into Clay Co, AL. Where he came FROM is one of my main brick walls.

  8. Mark Rabideau
    17 February, 2015 @ 8:54 pm

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