Re: Pictures of headstones from Prostejov (Prossnitz), CZR #austria-czech


Maud Beer <mbeer@...>
 

Dear friends,
I visited with my son and two youngest grandchildren Prostejov and its
cemetery on the way after our roots, less than a week ago!
The names mr. Lonstein sent, some of the people i knew personally, or I knew
the
families.
Jacob and Clothilde Steckelmacher were my grandparents.
I knew some members of mister Lonsteins family
Gruenhut.
Back in stormy Israel, Maud Michal Beer.

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Subject: Pictures of headstones >from Prostejov (Prossnitz), CZR
From: "Joseph Lonstein" <joelonstein@...>
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2006 11:46:06 -0400
X-Message-Number: 2

Hi,

Two years ago, I was in Prostejov (Prossnitz), Czech Republic and visited
the cemetery to find the graves of my GRUNHUT and KOCH families. After I
did, we began taking pictures of all of the headstones in an attempt to
have
a photographic record of each burial in the entire cemetery. According to
the records, there are at least 500 stones there, but we were only able to
photograph a small portion of them before the weather prevented us from
taking any more. In addition, many of the stones were very worn, and
probably one-third of the cemetery was overgrown and completely
inaccessible. In any case, I have pictures of stones with the following
82
names, and can send a digital copy if anyones sees one of interest. Names
grouped together below are on the same stone. Hopefully, someday the rest
will be photographed.

Joe Lonstein
East Lansing, MI


STECKELMACHER, Jakob
STECKELMACHER, Klothilde (geb. EISLER)

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