This site is concerned with genealogies of the
Gentner and related families, with a focus
on descendants of the Gentner family from Wiesental, Baden, Germany.
In addition, there is extensive coverage of a group of related,
mostly Catholic families who came to America from Germany and France
and settled in Western New York, Michigan, and Québec. The
most common surnames are
Wittmer, all of which
occur at least 50 times.
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conventions used on this site.
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Here are some other helpful links to pages on this web site:
List of Wiesental-Springville
Starting in genealogy
Springville, New York
Other genealogists of these
Note: Don Gentner died on June 12, 2005. His web site will stay up
for the indefinite future as a resource for genealogists interested in these families.
Don felt great gratitude for the help other genealogists gave him and for their sharing over
Genealogy and the people he met through it were a great joy in his life. His wife,
Judith Stewart, can be reached at [email protected]
Prepared by Don Gentner - 28 June, 2003
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