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*** Schiffmacher List ***

To forget one's ancestors is to be a brook without a source,
a tree without a root. ( Chinese proverb )

The Family Name Schiffmacher goes back well into the Middle Ages and possible originated in what now is known as Switzerland.

In the middle ages this region around the River Rhine was an Austrian Province named Vorder osterreich.




" Schiffmacher Family Photo 1952 Harderwijk, Nederland.

My name is Johannes
from Harderwijk in the Netherlands
and now living in Gosnells Western Australia.

I immigrated in 1952 from Rotterdam on the MS.Sibajak via Willemstad,
Panama Canal, Tahiti, to Wellington, New Zealand.
from there in 1961 left for Australia where I`m living now !

I`m interesting in other spelling than Schiffmacher name
Such as
Schifmacher -- Shiffmaker -- Schiffmaker -- Scheffmacher -- Schiffmacher
In some of the names distant conections have been made

  • This Web Site is maintained by Johannes.H.Schiffmacher.
    13 Brabham St. Gosnells. Western Australia. WA 6110

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  • The Schiffmacher list was only possible to the many hours of research by the following dedicated researches.

  • Edward.R.Schiffmacher -- Boulder -- Colorado -- USA

  • Rudi Schiffmacher -- Pforzheim -- Germany

  • Hendrikus.W.Schiffmacher & Hans Strijd -- Harderwijk -- Netherlands

  • Eugene Schiffmacher -- Fischer-Franzen -- Ukraine now living in Canada

  • Richardiena Delwo -- Saskatoon -- Saskatchewan -- Canada

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    Putten, Oct.1944

    " Nue Schlossel 1919 "

    Netherlands News Paper Article in Dutch

    " My Mother`s Bitterling Family "

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