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Family Formerly of W-burg Celebrates 124th Annual Reunion


August 19, 2021

On Sunday, Aug. 8, Connie (Whiteleather) Skvir and Larry Skvir, formerly of Williamsburg, attended the 124th annual Whiteleather family reunion which was held in East Rochester, Ohio.

The Whiteleather family in the United States traces its origins to Andrew Weissleder (Whiteleather). Andrew, who was originally born in 1757 as Johann Andreas Christoph Weissleder, came from the German town of Stiege in the Harz Mountains. (Stiege was formerly in East German territory before the reunification of East Germany and West Germany.) Andrew was among a group of 2,000 Germans in his province who were...

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