The Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Gerlach family of Papsdorf, Saxony came to the United States in 1882, settling in Moniteau County, Missouri. The Gerlach ancestral villages are in an area known as the Muldental, or Mulde River Valley. These allied families are in our Gerlach direct line ancestry: Wittig, Albert, Lehmann, Fischer, Gatsch, Stuhr, Steier
Gerlach residence, Papsdorf Windmill, Saxony
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Map of Ancestral Villages, Saxony, Germany
This map shows the villages from which the ancestors of Ida Franziska Gerlach lived. This area of Saxony, Germany is between Leipzig and Chemnitz, just east of the town of Grimma.