My Personal Relatives Finder

Like most people who are into family research I’m always interested in finding new relatives and to get in touch with distant cousins. To make this easier I had my DNA tested on 23andme and on Ancestry DNA and also uploaded it to GEDmatch (Kit # M368955) as well as FTDNA. My full family tree is available on MyHeritage, please ask for access.

My paternal haplogroup is J2b2* (23andme), J-M172 (FTDNA)
My maternal haplogroup is H1 (23andme)

Here’s a list of family names of the last seven generations of my ancestors and the places they lived. The list is by far not complete yet, there are still some brick walls to overcome:

Paternal Ancestors:

  • Greil (Greill, Greyl, Greilach) from Göriach, Dölsach and Stronach, Lienz District, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Glantschnig from Dölsach
  • Weingartner from Dölsach
  • Teutsch (Deutsch) from Stronach
  • Mayr (Mayr in der Gassen) from Nußdorf (Unter-Nußdorf) and Stribach, Lienz District, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Tembl from Nußdorf
  • Plautz from Iselsberg, Lienz District, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Rainer from Iselsberg
  • Eder from Nußdorf (Ober-Nußdorf), Dölsach and Iselsberg
  • Haidenberger (Haidenperger) from Nußdorf-Debant
  • Amort (Amorth, Am Ort) from Lavant, Lienz District, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Ulgener from Oberleibnig, Lienz District, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Jelwitschger from Oberdrum, Lienz District, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Winkler from Görtschach, Lienz District, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Oberhofer (Hofer) from Gödnach, Lienz District, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Inwinkl (Winkler) from Gödnach
  • Unterbrunner from Patriasdorf, Lienz District, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Zabernig from Gaimberg, Lienz District, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Klocker, most likely from somewhere in the Lienz area
  • Regulati, most likely from somewhere in the Lienz area
  • Gander, most likely from somewhere in the Lienz area
  • Mosser, most likely from somewhere in the Lienz area
  • Täbernig (Tabernig), most likely from somewhere in the Lienz area
  • Aichholzer, most likely from Dölsach
  • Reiter from Thurn, Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Zimmermann from Thurn and Lienz
  • Wohlgemuth (Wohlgemut) from Matrei in Osttirol (Windisch-Matrei), Eastern Tyrol, Austria
  • Koczian (Kotzian, Kocijan, Kocyan, Koczyan, Kocián with or without „von Kronenfeld“, „von Kronfeld“, “z Kronfeldu” or “z Kronenfeldu”) from Vysoké Mýto (Hohenmauth), Brno (Brünn), Brumov na Vláře (Brumov) and a number of other places in Bohemia and Moravia, Czech Republic
  • Kohlschreiber from Vysoké Mýto (Hohenmauth), Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • Popek from Vysoké Mýto (Hohenmauth)
  • Zeisel (Zeisl, Zeißl, Zeissl) from Brno (Brünn)
  • Krziwanek, probably also from Brno (Brünn)
  • Weidemann (Waidmann, Weydmann, Weideman) from Čermná na Moravě (Groß-Dittersdorf) and Velká Střelná (Groß Waltersdorf), Moravia, and Klosterneuburg, Lower Austria
  • Lausecker (Lauseker) from Velká Střelná (Groß Waltersdorf) and Kaplice (Kaplitz), Bohemia
  • Goth from somewhere in Bohemia and from Neugattersleben (Hohendorf), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
  • Hunziker (Honsinger, Hunsaker, Hunsecker, Hunsicker, Hunsinger, Hunsucker, Huntsinger, Huntzinger, Hunzeker, Hunziker, Unzicker) from Aargau, Switzerland and possibly also from Neugattersleben (Hohendorf)
  • Klimesch from Černé Údolí (Schwarzthal), Bohemia
  • Schicho from Pořešinec (Klein Poreschin), Bohemia
  • Raab (Rab), probably from somewhere in Bohemia

Maternal Ancestors:

  • Haszprunár (Hauszprunar, Hasprunar, Hausbrunner) from Gajary (Gajár, Gajar, Gayring, Gairing, Gajáre), Slovakia
  • Szpuszta (Spusta) from Gajary
  • Ambra from Veľké Leváre (Velké Leváry, Großschützen, Nagylévárd), Slovakia
  • Stora, possibly also from Veľké Leváre
  • Maruschka (Marusska, Maruška, Maruska) from Gajary
  • Vlk (Wlk) from Gajary
  • Lackner (Lakner) from Vienna, Austria and possibly also from Gajary
  • Břen (Bren) from the area around Oldřiš, Borová and Polička, Bohemia and from Vienna
  • Heltl from Betlém near Polička
  • Kroulik from Kobylí (Kobyly, Roßhöfen) near Polička
  • Jann from Lhotice (Lhotec), Bohemia
  • Wohanka, probably from somewhere in Bohemia
  • Vávra, probably from somewhere in Bohemia
  • Glatter from Velké Kunětice (Groß Kunzendorf), Moravian Silesia (České Slezsko, Mährisch Schlesien), Moravia
  • Losse from Rejvíz (Reihwiesen), Moravian Silesia
  • Merkel from Loučná nad Desnou (Wiesenberg), Moravian Silesia
  • Schatter from somewhere in Preußisch Schlesien (Prussian part of Silesia), today part of Poland
  • Teufert from Liptaň (Liebenthal), Moravia
  • Müller, probably from somewhere in Silesia
  • Spielvogel from Česká Ves (Böhmischdorf) and Rejvíz, Moravian Silesia
  • Überall (Überal) from Rejvíz, Česká Ves and possibly Jeseník (Frývaldov, Freiwaldau, Freiwalldau), Moravian Silesia
  • Ruisinger from Eybach, Württemberg (Baden-Württemberg), Germany and Vienna
  • Steinlehner, possibly from Württemberg
  • Kaiser from Schnittlingen, Württemberg
  • Geiger from Schnittlingen, Württemberg
  • Schuster from Kvilda (Außergefild), Bohemia
  • Mandl from Kvilda
  • Dik from Podlesí (Vogelsang), Bohemia
  • Anger from Úvaly (Garschönthal), Moravia and Hausbrunn, Lower Austria
  • Hammer from Hausbrunn
  • Schwingenschrot, possibly from Northern Lower Austria (Weinviertel) or Southern Moravia
  • Hartmann from Schwertberg, Upper Austria
  • Roiß from Schwertberg and Langenstein, Upper Austria
  • Maresch from Jaroměř (Jermer), Bohemia
  • Dörfler (Dörffler) from Kaplice (Kaplitz), Bohemia and Vienna
  • Benda from Střítež u Kaplice (Tritesch), Bohemia
  • Günner from Horšov (Horschau), Bohemia
  • Stöhr from Velký Kozi Hřbet (Großziegenruck), part of Rejštejn (Unterreichenstein) and Nuzarov (Nimvorgut), Bohemia
  • Klostermann from Malý Kozí Hřbet (Kleinziegenruck), part of Rejštejn (Unterreichenstein)
  • Harant from Žlibek (Rindlau), Bohemia
  • Metzling from Žlibek
  • Karlovsky (Karlovský) from Přední Lhota (Vorderlhota) near Poděbrady (Podiebrad), Bohemia and Inzersdorf, Lower Austria
  • Plaček (Placek) from Vestec (Westetz) near Poděbrady
  • Panek (Pannek) from Odřepsy (Odreps) near Poděbrady
  • Wlik from Poděbrady
  • Smrčina from Dehtín (Dechtin), part of Klatovy (Klattau) and Švihov (Svichov, Schwihau), Bohemia
  • Čepička from Klatovy

If you think you can connect your tree to one of the families above, please get in touch with me!

And finally: My ancestry composition according to 23andme …

Michael Eisenriegler Ancestry Composition (23andme)

… according to Ancestry …

Ethnicity Estimate for Michael Eisenriegler (Ancestry)

… according to MyHeritage …

… according to FTDNA …

MyOrigins von Michael Eisenriegler (FTDNA)

… and according to gencove:

(Last updated: September 18, 2017)

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