willyvon , from Edmonton, AB., Canada, has been a Family Tree Circles member since May 2006. is researching the following names: OBRIEN, ETTINGER.
Nice introduction on Lewis Ettinger. I hope you do not mind if I give you a couple corrections as I see you have done some good research already. Lewis Ettinger was indeed in P.A. befor the Revolution and was known as Louis Edinger. His name became Anglizied to Lewis Ettinger. Lewis was given a Grant of 500 acres as part of Small's Loyalist Grants as a Sargent entitlement. A Private or Corporal, married 200 acres, single 100 acres. The land Grants were divided between men of common Ancestory in the hope a common background and language would encourage them to help out each other. His neighbours included Christian Hennigar, George Miller, and a Cousin Georg Singer all of German Origin. He donated part of this Grant to build a Church which still stands today in Upper Kennetcook as St Peter's Anglican Church. His house stood on the site of where Talmage Anthony lived in 1957. All the original grants were escheted back to the Nova Scotia Goverment because of poor registration practice and land claims in abandoned Grants by non members of the Highland Emigrants. Everyone had to reapply for a Grant and all land had to be re survayed.That is why Lewis recieved a Grant of 500 acres in 1816 along with several other people who made a joint application. It was a long process and other members recieved their new grants prior to that date depending on application date and survey completion. The 1300 acres he was listed as having in the Commisioners Report of 1800 was a combination of land obtained by purchase or trade from members or families of the Regiment who dided or left the area. This land had his house in Kennetcook on the North side of the Kennetcook River at a fording place near the present day Fire Hall. I belive it was on the hill behind it. Some of my Aunt's (Ettinger) Family still live on part of that property on the South side of the River.
Any more Ettinger info?
Yes I have quite a large library. Most of it now is in Family Tree Maker files. I'm at [email protected]
wow! Anyone know of the decendents in Germany? I am a decendent:was Marian Ettinger from Kennetcook and am starting to do my geneaology. would love to talk by phone for anyone interested in Ettinger/Edinger.
902-897-1004....grew up in Kennetcook
To tj768, who were your relatives, and where did you get your info on Lewis Ettinger?
I noticed in the family tree of Archibald Ettinger that on Page 25 there is an error. Doris Ettinger, daughter of Harry Morton Ettinger & Madge Alberta Davis married Chesley David Singer not Dana Skelhorn. Please correct error or make me aware of who created this family tree so the mistake can be corrected. Thanks
Thank You, I corrected my files.
Don't know where I got the info from.
Hi. My name is david clark and with me is my brother daniel ettinger clark 4th. We are direct blood descendants of sgt. lewis ettinger from nova scotia. We live in florida formally delaware. Would love to hear from any related ettinger or clarke
Hello David & Daniel. I'm a descendant of Archibald Carr Ettinger. I have more or less given up on genealogy but I still have my records and will share data with you.
William (Bill) O'Brien. [email protected]
Hello David, Lewis Ettinger was my 5th Great Grandfather, if u have any questions I might have the info? My father Owen Ettinger was born in Kennetcook and lived near by. Cheers Wesley Lake
We are working on an Ettinger family book, and would like to have any sources available for Lewis Ettinger. I'd also be interested to see a source on the connection of George Singer and Lewis as cousins. My email is [email protected]
Harley White - harleyw - I've been trying to get your contact information but no luck, please contact me if you have the time.
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