November 30 – Days of Indepence

On November 30, 1782 a preliminary peace treaty is signed by the victorious northern american colonies and the British Empire in Paris, France which ends the American Revolutionary War.

On November 30, 1966 Barbados gains indepence from Great Britain

And on my family tree my second great grand aunt Maria Elisabeth Henriette FREYTAG dies on November 30, 1869 in Diedrichshagen, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany.

She was the youngest of five children of the fee farmer Carl Joachim Heinrich FREYTAG and his wife Margaretha Dorothea Maria née KESSIN.

Maria was born on December 13, 1859 in Diedrichshagen. Where she also received her christening on December 19, 1859.

The 1867 census shows her living with her parents, her three surviving siblings and three farm hands in Diedrichshagen:

census 1867 Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany

census 1867 Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany

Maria got laid to rest in Diedrichshagen on December 4, 1869.

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