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Fredericksburg, Texas

Fredericksburg, TX  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Fredericksburg is in Gillespie County. The county seat is Fredericksburg.

Settled by German immigrants who, unlike other settlers, maintained a peaceful relationship with the Comanche.

Major ancestry groups reported by Fredericksburg residents include:

· German - 39%
· Mexican - 13%
· English - 11%
· Irish - 8%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 4%
· Scotch-Irish - 3%
· French (except Basque) - 3%
· Scottish - 2%
· Norwegian - 1%
· Italian - 1%
· Polish - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· Swedish - 1%
· Czechoslovakian - 1%
· Spanish - 1%
· Danish - 1%

Former names for Fredericksburg include:
· Friedrichsburg

For more detail about place names in the Fredericksburg area, consult 1001 Texas Place Names, Fred Tarpley
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