Vier Mögliche Ritter Mühlen? The Ritter Mystery Cup mystery remains, well, mysterious. So far we know this: Ritter family once owned Heiligenmühle, and before that–and this might actually be the same mill as […]
The lady of the left is known to me as “Grandma Schwarz”, my great grandmother. She called herself Doris. She was born Frederinne Dorothea RITTER in Holmestrand, Norway on Monday, 10 July 1865. I believe it […]
POST UPDATED 28 July 2012: see additional family chart here. The Ritter Mystery Cup belonged, I believe, to Christian Ritter my 2nd great grandfather. The small icon of the cup is next to his entry […]
POST UPDATED 28 July 2012: The Ritter family owned the Neuerbeműhle from 1805 to 1862. It was used as an oil mill and a saw mill and was generally called „die Schneideműhle”. See […]
From the “Bürgerbuch der Stadt Erfurt 1761-1833” comes a listing of citizens in Erfurt. I have extracted the Ritter family members. The very last person listed, Johann Heinrich Ritter, is, I believe, my 3rd Great Grandfather […]
Florian Eickmann (in Romania) has provided excellent leads into the unraveling of the mystery of The Ritter Mystery Cup and recently she sent this informative email about mill life and this cup…. For a […]
Okay, am I imagining things or does that look like a piece of cake the Lady in Blue is toting? The Ritter Mystery Cup seems to celebrate a 21st birthday, so could it be? Cake? What […]
Take a look at the composite photo here. Werfen Sie einen Blick auf den Composite-Foto hier.
There is a modest resemblance between the image on the Ritter Mystery Cup and the present day Heiligen Mühle. What do you think?
With apologies to German speaking people everywhere, I have translated two sections from ERFURTER MÜHLENGESCHICHTE–okay, maybe not me but mostly the Google Translate computers, which refer to Ritter family ownership. This article on the history of […]