Picture from ~1957
Ronnie Reu, Ed Reu, Clara Reu, Erwin Reu
My name is Raymond Eric Reu and my father was Edgar Carl Reu his Father was
Other Reu's in the United States come from the area around Ansbach, and Wettringen, Bavaria on the border with Baden-Württemberg. Rot-am-See, Beimbach, Göppingen, etc. in Baden-Württemberg. Reu's in Australia hail from Finsterwalde, in the Brandenburg area, formerly Prussia.
DNA testing has indicated that our family belongs to the R-Z225
Reu - Goes back to Genesis 11:18 in the Bible. Reu was the son of Peleg. Born in 2156 B.C and died in 1917 B.C. the sixteenth generation from Adam.
Erwin Reu was originally from Heubach (picture) which is in the area of Schwabish-Gmund, Federal state of Baden Württemberg (Württemberg Shield) in Germany (Deutschland). Ancestors have been traced back to other areas of southern Germany. Recently (2006) I have found that there is a family in Portugal and the USA with the name Reu.
Also found Erwin Reu on Ellis Island records: His address in
Germany: Ringstrasse 17, Pforzheim, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG 75173 DE
Also, Erwin on emigrating to America listed his destination as Newark, NJ to "Uncle William Reu".
William Reu's descendants are also living in NJ, GA, VA and elsewhere.
Old Baden Württemberg and the Black Forest area. See Map Images.
See scanned images of ancestors, relatives and trip to Germany.
Reu Family Images Catskills Images German (Reu) Stuff
Trip to Germany
in 1984 with
Opa (Erwin Reu) and Robbie Reu.
is a good Picture of us at Hofbauhaus.
Postcards in Heubach. Rosenstein, Rosenstein Hohlen (Caves), Schwartzwald (Black Forest)
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Color Pictures from late 1970s
Clara Reu (Gräze)
last updated 10/15/2015