Translation Help

  • I have recently received church records for the Archives in Regenburg . I have a word that will not translate for me . the phrase reads .
    ( Sohn des Georg Adam Hilburger, Gutler und Zimmerman in Kuhried Nr. 13,) . The word GUTLER will not translate for me .


    Thank you .


    Paul Hilburger
    Atlanta Georgia USA :S

  • Hello Paul,


    I guess there is meant a "Gütler" (Guetler). That is a farmer owning a small farm.
    German: Gut = English: farm,
    German (particulary Swabian idiom): Gütle = English: small farm.


    Kind regards
    Detlef