Originally Posted by Autocrat
Wanted to know if anyone could find research on the House of Kersten? location is Anhalt Bernberg Germany... Far back I can go is Friedrich Wilhelm August Von Kersten, President of the Anhalt-Bernburg Government, awarded Order of the Red Eagle 3rd class for a tax treaty between the Prussian government and the state of Anhalt-Bernburg and ennobled/raised to the nobility... Below is picture of him..."The people, like the von Kersten family themselves, belonged to the Ballenstedter/ Bernburg upper class with close ties to the ducal house."
I detect a Hyacint here.
Anhalt Bernberg was never a state,but a small provincial town at most,
and the president of their government should read Mayor,Ober Burgemeister at most..
These online ancestor sites make a mess and make people pay up for anything they d like to believe,a pity.