vsdingle has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2011. is researching the following names: MEISNER, CRUICKSHANKS.
- Yes - It is traceable back to 1552 - how it was formed - " Luenburg " is in prussia , ( the name in the old days ) Germany - Prussia to the northeast was settled by the mounted forward Scouts / soldiers / Hunters -- working ahead of the main tribes . from Hungary after the Ice age . They followed the well known nomad migration trail thro Switzerland to northern Prussia . up to that time their surname was all the same in several of the smaller tribes and that was from their leader . When they settled in Prussia they adopted part of that leader's name and part of their own personal leader . so the name of
" Meisner " was born - approximately - 10,000 BC in Prussia - Germany . . I followed my own ancestral family trail just like they did in earlier days - Truly an amazing journey in time - Ok enough of the yakety yak on history- If you want to follow it all - I suggest the following websites - Familysearch.org - all sources - all countries or just Germany - Meisner - ( over ( 1,000 + ) or go to tribalpages.com put in ' Meisner ' - ( 333 ) family trees with that name as relatives - from - 1650 - 2003 -Select the country you want or date at the individual tree sites - regards
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