LOCATION: Weisskirchen, Austria Hungary
Settled in 1717, the city is now called Bela Crkva in Serbia.
(German: Weißkirchen, Romanian: Biserica Alba, Hungarian: Fehértemplom)
St. Anne Catholic Church Picture from 1910
Now Where is Weisskirchen (White Church)?
The city Bela Crkva is off the Danube River and East of Belgrade.
It was located across the river from Serbia in the 1800’s. It is now in the
South Banat District of Vojvodina, Serbia.
Starting as far back as I have documentation from church records, we have;
Born 20 Nov 1810 Sebastianus FOGTER his Father - Sebastianus FOGTER & Mother – Magdalena
[E-Copy (Catholic Church Files): Image 0397]
Born 30 June 1849 Jakab FOGTER his Father – Sebastianus FOGTER & Mother - Josepha Bazvan
[E-Copy (Catholic Church Files): Book 001 (1845/1853), Image 0127, Entry 1446]
Born 28 Mar 1874 Johnnes FOCHTER his Father – Jacobus FOCHTER & Mother – Elizabeth Becker
[E-Copy (Catholic Church Files): Book 004 (1873/1882), Image 0031, Entry 181]
Born 21 Mar 1879 Jacobus FOGTER his Father – Jacob FOGTER & Mother – Elizabeth Becker
Brothers – Same Parents – Different Spelling
[E-Copy (Catholic Church Files): Book 004 (1873/1882), Image 0227, Entry 1943]
1893 Johnnes FOCHTER arrives in St. Louis, Missouri USA
[Pala’s Notes at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com
15 Sept 1896 Jacob FECHTER arrives in St. Louis, Missouri USA using this Surname.
[NY Pass List 1820-1957 1896 Sept 15 Georgia, no. 48]
3 Nov 1898 Using the Surname of FEKTER, Mother (Elizabeth, BECKER\FOGTER) & daughter (Barbara) left Panscove, Austria Hungary for St. Louis, Missouri USA
[Hamburger List 1850-1934 Vol 373-71, VIII A 1Band 100]
1906 Johnnes FOCHTER becomes John Henry FECKTER during Nationalization in St. Louis Missouri
10 Feb 1917 Jacobus FOGTER becomes Jacob FECKTER during Nationalization in St. Louis Missouri
Surnames connected through the Family Tree: .
BALDWIN, BECKER, BISCHOFF, BORDERS, BROEMALACK, BROOKS, BROWN
CHRISTIAN, CLARK, CLIFF
DANG, DEVINE, DOHR, DUANE, DYER
FECKTER, FOCHTER, FOGTER, FREY
HACK, HAM, HAYS, HEBERER, HICKSON, HIILL
KADLAC, KELLY, KESSLER
LADEN, LAWING, LAWSHE, LEHMKUHL
McCLINTOCK, McCOY, McDERMOTT, MCIIWANE, METZE, MEYER
RAUSCH, RESTOVICH, RICE, ROSS, RUSSEL
SAMS, SCHLOESSMANN, SCHOELLHORN, SEHR, SIMMONS, SNYDER, STANLEY, STARNES, STICKNEY, SUMMERS
TACKELBERRY, TASCHLER, TIEMEYER, TOHILL
WENGSTROM, WILL, WILLIAMS, WITTHOEFTBORN, WOODMAN
Do you think that we might be connected, Drop me a line with some detailed information and we can check together.
I am always looking for some documentation about the FOGTERS & FOCHTERS from before 1810
as well as newer family members who are no longer with us or just arrived into the family tree.