Land Register – Germany

Property registers afford a very specific artifact reflecting the conditions in place when Johann and family decided to emigrate from Germany to the United States in 1843. Political and social Conditions in Germany in Early 19th Century History marks the French Revolution as a period of major social and political change. The effects reverberated throughout Europe, including Germany. The most colorful revolutionary episode in Germany in the late 1700's, the attempt to establish a republic in Mainz, after Custine's occupation of Mainz in 1792, was a short lived 'farce' conducted by a small number of 'Jacobins'…