The Böhme and Seidel Family

Hi there. How are you? My name is Tanja Jasmine Elizabeth Boehme ( in Germany it would be spelled Böhme and that is exactly where our family is from … or so I was told … thats not until I found out about the Ancestry and 23 and Me DNA test … ) In 2009 I took the Ancestry DNA test and that is where my journey began.

Mom and dad 2019

I found out that on my Fathers ( Bohme/Hohenhaus side ) we are

On my Mothers Side ( Seidel/Arndt side )

Updates 

making me quite a mixture.

So, in the year 2000 I was helping my family with moving boxes here and there etc.. and came upon the original passenger ticket from the Sailing on the SS United States, or so I thought. What I found out later was that it was my moms original luggage tag from sailing from Bremerhaven, Germany to New York, NY….

 

thats whey I started searching! I came upon a box of photos in the attic and started scanning.  My parents were cleaning out the attic and all of a sudden about 10 boxes full of pictures were put aside.  I asked my parents if I could take a box at a time and scan each picture.  They said yes, so I started and by the time I was finished it was 2 years later and 4,000 family photos and slides found and scanned.

( HINT … WHEN SCANNING FAMILY PICTURES.. MAKE SURE YOU SCAN BOTH FRONT AND BACK WHEN THERE ARE …NAMES…DATES …ANY RELEVANT INFORMATION ON THEM … SO IT IS EASIER TO GO BACK AND RESEARCH ….. TAKE IT FROM ME.. I SCANNED EACH PHOTO OVER AGAIN JUST TO DO THIS AS I KNOW … MY PARENTS WOULD BE PUTTING THEM IN THE ATTIC AGAIN … AND HAVE TROUBLE REMEMBERING WHERE THEY PUT THINGS ONCE THEY ARE ” PUT AWAY” … )

and this is what made my curiousity of my family tree go from just ” looking it up ” to passion and obsession. I live in NJ just over the bridge from Philadelphia, where this beautiful and awesome ship still stands.   Since then I found out more about my parents, grandparents on both sides, and in the year 2010 I made the leap of faith and subscribed to ANCESTRY WORLD …. going from knowing about 10 people to now ( January 18th 2016 ) over 26,000 and counting…. I think its important that we all know where we come from and so one of the reasons I started this website.

I am now a member of theese groups

  • German Genealogical Society
  • NGS the National Genealogical Society

I love to help others, and would love to provide you with my services. I have had experience in

Birth/Death documentation

Its hard but I can try and help you in Finding Birth Parents of those Adopted ( with the necessary Information Provided )

International Records

Census Records

Military Records

Immigration Records

Marriage Records

I would love to offer you my services, If you are interested, my email is tmarkgraf77@gmail.com

GENEALOGY ONLINE RESEARCH

$50 ( US DOLLARS ) per hour 1 hour minimum ( Worldwide Research )

$30 ( US DOLLARS per 1 hour minimum for research in the U.S.A.

$40 ( US DOLLARS ) per hour – 15 hours of research  minimum

$35.00 ( US DOLLARS )per hour – 40 hour +research

TRANSLATION SERVICES

German into English $50.00 ( US DOLLARS ) per document

English into German $50.00 ( US DOLLARS ) per document

Italian into English $50.00 ( US DOLLARS ) per document

These charges do not include any extra charges that may occur, due to things like

Postage

Copies of any documents found

Each copy of document $.99 Cents  and this is just to keep up the cost of printer ink.  You will have to pay for shipping of any documents  ( Fees waved if wanted per email) .

 

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