My ancestors were from Haustenbeck, Germany, Leimenkuehler. If a man died
and the woman remarried, her new husband would take her name and the children
born to this marriage too. The house kept the same name for generations, as
the Leimenkuehler home stayed with that name from 1751 to 1930. Great for tax
collectors and a nightmare for genealogist.
Have a Nice Day! Jill
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