An American Family History

Anna Magdalena Spitelmaier Brandstetter

“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists."
― Franklin D. Roosevelt

Various spellings of Spitelmaier -
Spttlemayer, Spittelmaer, Spitelmier, Spittlemayer, Specklemire, Spittelmyer

Europeans who made the voyage to America faced a difficult journey of several months.

Anna Magdalena Spitelmaier Brandstetter was born in Baden, Hoffenheim, Germany on August 18, 1711. Her parents were Hans Martin Spitelmaier and Anna Catharina Willemann. Her brother was Hans Adam Spitelmaier.

She immigrated with her parents to America when she was 21 years old.

She married Johan Jacob Brandstetter. Their children and life together are described in detail in the section on Jacob and Magdalena Brandstetter

Old Style Calendar
Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.

Estate inventories give us a glance into the home life of Colonial Americans.



DNA match with other descendant in this line.

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