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My great grandparents were Charlie and Frances Ellerbrock from Glandorf, Ohio. I would like to find out more about Charlie's parents. My great grandparents and my great great grandparents I believe are buried in st. John cemetery in Glandorf.
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in The Tree House by anonymous G2G Crew (430 points)
Quick check: Yeah it looks like they emigrated from Glandorf, Hanover, Germany to Glandorf, Ohio. I stumbled across this book as well.

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Welcome to WikiTree, Valerie! If you upgrade and start building your family tree it will be easier for others to help you. WikiTree members can be a great at helping one another.

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by Laura DeSpain G2G6 Pilot (405k points)
selected by Cheryl Hess
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Welcome to WikiTree! I was able to find a Ellerbrock from Glandorf here on the site, though I'm not sure if this is one of the people you are referring to because its Glandorf, Germany and the place in Ohio is Ottawa. Maybe they named a new place in Ohio after their old town in Germany?
by Steven Greenwood G2G6 Mach 6 (68.4k points)
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Welcome to WikiTree Valerie. Thank you for introducing yourself and coming to our g2g forum to ask a question and your ancestors.  You picked a great place to ask a question and I am sure that one of our wonderful genealogists will find you an answer.

As an alternative, you could upgrade to a Family Member, put Ellerbrock as a tag, and you will immediately find 327 ELLERBROCKs. Related surnames: ELLERBROEK (47) ELLERBECK (51) ELLERBROOK (7) ELLERBRUCH (2), already on WikiTree.

Good luck with your search.

by Cheryl Hess G2G Astronaut (1.7m points)

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