Urloffen is a small village of 4100 people located in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. In 1975, Urloffen was incorporated as part of Appenweier. Specifically, it is located 15 kilometers (9 miles) east of the Rhine River and Strasbourg, France. Offenburg, Germany, the seat of the Kreis (district) Administration, lies 10 kilometers south of Urloffen. This area of southern Germany is used mainly for agricultural purposes. One major agricultural product is grapes. The surrounding hills are filled with vineyards.
A note on the Coat of Arms for
- The first displayed the old local village symbol
- The second was a goose, the symbol of St. Martin, the local patron saint, who was also seen on the 19th century seals of the village
- The third was a tower
The council adopted the tower, which is a symbol for the local castle mentioned in 1150.
A note on the sign:
Meerrettich = horseradish, a Vegetable which was planted in Urloffen for many years. Urloffen became well known in Germany by selling this plant in the markets.
Ort = Village (Place) Meerrettichort = Horseradish village
This purpose of this page is to bring together information about Urloffen and the people who are connected to this area of Germany. If you have ancestors that have roots in this area and would like to share your information, please contact any of the following.
Mailing List Users Interested in Immigrants from Urloffen, Germany
Tom's Urloffen Ancestors
|Diana Rensing||Moll, Laible|
Dan's Urloffen Ancestors
|Armbruster, Appenzeller, Denninger, Eckerts, Joggerst/Jockerst, Kieffer, Krantz/Crantz, Kron/Cron, Kuntz, Martin, Moll, Schneider, Woerner/Werner|
|Marilyn Lynch||Kiefer, Kranz|
|Wanda Ridge||Kiefer, Schelli, Knösp, Bürkel, Brenner, Rheinbold|
|Joanne Lang Locke||Kranz, Laug/Lang, Schermann|
|Connie Reichart||Herbst, Burkel, Kiefer, Trautman, Wernerin.|
|Ruth King||Kiefer, Konig, Weis|
Jogerst / Joggerst / Jockerst / Yogerst
|Steve Jansen||Rotti/Rotty and Langeneckert|
Schneider, Zimmerer, Knosp, Ulsaß, Kiefer, Graus
|Arlene Goff||Josef Schneider b. 1845 Urloffen Offenburg Baden emigrated to USA NY 1866 m. Anna NIKLAUS/NIKOLAUS/NICHOLAS b. 1848 Prussia d/o Franz Nikolaus and Anna Uberall|
Zettwoch, Laible/Leible, Saur/Sur, Knosp, Langengert/Langerneckt, König, Schelli, Bürckell, Krantz and Schneider
|Brian Densmore||Baumann, Crantz, Fritsch, Hornung, Hug, Kieffer/Kiefer, Joggerst, Keller, König, Lambarter, Lauck, Litsch, Moll, Ramshurster, Reinbold, Saur, Schelli, Werner, Windnagel, Widemer|
|Jen Metcalf||Stoeckel, Andel, Joggerst, Sauer|
|Charles Schober||Hug, Schober|
|Mike Werner||Widmann, Knapp, Schweiss, Wörner, Seittor, Krauz, Köhli, Lauk|
|Carolyn Schrader Lleyboldt||(Maria) Elisabeth Sauer was the oldest daughter of Martin and Agatha (Federer) Sauer, born in Urloffen on Dec. 16, 1908. She immigrated to Brooklyn, NY in 1926 and married Karl Schrader of Bremerhaven.|
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Links to Web Sites Related to Urloffen Germany
|Urloffen Parish Registers||
Digital photos of over
2,100 pages of the Urloffen Parish Baptisms, Marriages, and
Death Registers starting in 1651. Many are written in Latin.
Courtesy of Brian Densmore.
|Landesarchiv - instructions in English, digitized pictures of original documents in old German Script.||Here you can find basic information (in the original document) on several German archival collections with 1/3 of the record groups online. New online search aids are continuously being added. Materials not searchable online can also be ordered on the website. Archive materials can only be accessed in the reading rooms. The staff there will assist you with your research.|
|Landesarchiv - direct link to church books for Baden||
church books for Baden:
---Renchen is found under Achren
---Urloffen is found under Offenburg
|Landesarchiv - direct link to church books for Baden-Württemberg||
The church books for Baden-Baden, Rastatt and Karlsruhe, etc.
|Black Forest Genealogy||This site is dedicated to genealogy research in the Black Forest area of Germany. It is also dedicated to the history and the ancestors that make up this region|
|Appenweier mit den Ortsteilen Urloffen und Nesselried||A tourist page with pictures. (In German)|
|Cyndi's List - Germany/Deutchland||Links to German General Resource Sites, Maps, Libraries, Archives, Queries & Surname Lists, and much more.|
|German to English Translation||An easy-to-use site for rapid translations where you can get the "gist" of foreign language text and web pages.|
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Last modified: November 16, 2016