The ancestors of the Ludwig family that settled in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, originally came from Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, and are recorded in the Register of Records of marriages of the Evangelical Lutheran Vicarage at Nieder-Modau, and dates back to 1650. The first Ludwig on the record is Casimir, born in Eisenach. Then his son Anton Ludwig also born in Eisenach. The ancestor of the Ludwig family in Chambersburg was George Henry, whose two sons emigrated — George and Philip, born in 1812.
The series contains original affidavits of registration that record personal information about each registrant, their photograph affixed to the majority of documents, and the registrants fingerprints. All of these are specific to Kansas, and most have the actual documents attached.
The Northern Maine, its Points of Interest and its Representative Business Men manuscript provides historical sketches of the nine towns featured within it’s embrace, as well as biographical sketches of the businesses and the men and women who owned and ran those businesses found within the towns of Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou, Ft. Fairfield, Danforth, Lincoln, Mattawamkeag, Winn, and Kingman.
Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; (), years in county; O., owner; H., renter. Allexander, David. Wf. Clara; ch. Alice, Frank and Mable. Anita, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 33. Isabell Duthie. Alt, Wm. Ch. Ruth, Raymond and Marie. P. O. Exira, R. 4. O. 50 ac., sec. 7; O. 275 ac., sec. 8 (8.) Anderson Bros. P. O. Adair, R. 3. R. 80 ac., sec. 12;O. 40 ac., sec. 1. (45.) Owners, G. A. Anderson and Andrew Anderson. Anderson., Chris. Wf. Alvilda; ch.Nels and Elsie. P. O. Exira, R. 4. O. 161.51 ac., sec. 31.
F.H. Ludwig, farmer, is a native of Pa.; moved to Ohio. in 1855; thence to Modale, Ia., in 1869. He built the first grain house at that place.
Ludwig, Ernest; Consul of Austria-Hungary for Ohio and Michigan; born, Pozsony, Hungary, 1876; son of John and Sophia L. Ludwig; educated, College of Pozsony, Hungary, and Oriental Academy, Vienna; married, Peking, China, 1903, Sarah Edith Kendrick; military service in the 9th Hussar Regiment (Count Nadasdy); service in China ten years attached to Austro-Hungarian Legation, Peking; 1902, in charge of Legation; 1903, Judge of the mixed court in Shanghai; 1905, Consul in Tientsin; 1908, in Peking, as Chinese sec’y of the Austro-Hungarian Legation; since 1910, Consul in Cleveland, O.; author of numerous books and reports; member of the Imperial Royal Geographical