This WORLDSITE will introduce those people of the World descended from Zacharias Schömbs -- the Schambs, Schembs, Schemes, Schoembs, Schombs, Schaembs and Schömbs, as well as the descendants of Schömbs daughters whose surnames changed through marriage.

The WORLDSITE includes books and much other information about Zacharias Schömbs and his descendants. "The Family of Zacharias Schömbs" by Reinhold Schembs (Mainz/Laubenheim, Germany) deals with the history of the family back to 1645 (the Thirty Years War) and continuing into the 21st Century in Germany. It is available in both German and English. "The Auswanderer Schömbs" by Jim Schembs (Phoenix, Arizona USA) is the story in English of those who decided to leave Germany, and their lives and descendants thereafter.

What's Really New?
Due first to COVID-19, and then the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it has been necessary to reschedule the Familientreffen (Family Reunion). Originally planned for 2020, it will now be held in 2023 on the first weekend in July.

This will be our fifth Familientreffen, the first being in 1999. One hundred twenty cousins from outside Germany have said they are making plans to come to 2023. They are from ten countries on five continents! We know of no cousins in Africa or Antarctica. When you add in the local Germans there will be between 250 and 300 cousins at Schömbs 2023! It will be our largest Treffen by far!

Details are on the WORLDSITE. Be sure to let us know of your interest. You can express your interest through the "Contact Us" in the Navigation Bar at the top of the Homepage.

Not Quite as New?

2021 - there are many Fotos taken over the Christmas holiday of cousins' families. They are on the Homepage of the Family WORLDSITE.

2020 - more of the stories of the family have been added. The Münzenberger Story is being filled out. When completed there will be more than 1,000 descendants from Wolfgang Ernst and Christina Mühl Münzenberger who emigrated in 1847 and settled in Wisconsin, USA.

2018 - we continue to discover more emigrants. Most recently new emigrants to New York City and Jo Daviess County, Illinois.

2015 - we just had our Fourth Familientreffen (Reunion) in Germany! The story and pictures are now available on the WORLDSITE!

2013 - the entire WORLDSITE has been redesigned! It is now easy to navigate through the story! More Fotos! More Cousins!

Schömbs 2008 was a Big Success! 140 cousins from seven countries, four continents! Visit the WORLDSITE to see the pictures.

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The Fourth Schömbs Familientreffen -- 2015


About 150 relatives met in Herrnsheim, Germany, for the Familientreffen. Relatives came from Israel, Australia, Canada, the United States, France and Germany. The big party was on Saturday, 21 June, 2015. But other activities were on Friday (walking tour of Undenheim and the hometowns of emigrants), Saturday morning trip to Heidelberg Castle and a private showing of the sculptures of Walter and Eckhard Schembs and the light painting of Johannes Schembs, and a Sunday Rhein River cruise and dinner in Oppenheim.

Many more (and larger) pictures are available on the WORLDSITE.

Schömbs 2015
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The Zacharias Schömbs Worldsite is a secure site, available only to descendants of Zacharias Schömbs (1645-1707). Entry is available only with a username and password.

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If you have not yet registered and received a username and password, please send us an E-mail. In order to demonstrate that you are a family member and therefore eligible to visit the site, please include your name and year of birth, together with the full name of your (Schömbs lineage) grandfather and his (approximate) year of birth. We will respond with a password. Thanks very much for your interest. Have fun! Falls Sie sich noch nicht angemeldet haben und kein Paßwort haben, schicken Sie uns bitte eine E-mail. Um zu beweisen, daß Sie ein Familienmitglied sind, bitte schreiben Sie eine E-Mail an uns, in der Ihren Namen und Geburtsjahr mit dem Namen von Ihren (Schömbs Nachfahren) Grossvater und seinem Geburtsjahr (ungefähr) steht. Wir werden mit einem Paßwort antworten. Vielen Dank für Ihre Interesse. Viel Spaß! Se você ainda não se registrou e não recebeu o nome de usuário e a senha, por favor envie-nos um e-mail. Para demonstrar que você é membro da família e, portanto, elegível para visitar o site, por favor inclua seu nome e ano de nascimento, juntamente com o nome completo de seu avô (da linhagem Schömbs) e seu ano aproximado de nascimento. Nós responderemos com uma senha. Muito obrigado pelo seu interesse. Divirta-se!

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