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Zimmermann Jan Erik
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Datum 2000/02/28 17:24:57
Carol Fricke
Re: Vandenburg
2000/02/26 08:09:21
Re: Vandenburg
Betreff 2000/02/28 17:24:57
Carol Fricke
Re: Vandenburg
2000/02/14 14:38:47
Denise Lynch
Autor 2000/02/17 16:35:30
Dieter Finkhäuser
Finkhauser in the US???

Re: Vandenburg

Date: 2000/02/28 15:35:00
From: Denise Lynch <DLynch(a)...

Can you tell me what the IGI is?  This may be a new direction to follow sine I am sort of stuck right now.


>>> clspegal(a)... 02/26/00 02:07AM >>>
Not sure if this helps at all, but was just researching in the IGI and saw
(while looking up something else) a listing:
Darmstadt, Vanderburgh,Germany.....
 Anyway, thought I'd mention it.
----- Original Message -----
From: "=James Birkholz=" <birchwd(a)...
To: <ow-preussen-l(a)...
Sent: Friday, February 25, 2000 8:09 PM
Subject: Re: Vandenburg

> The only listing in Meyers 1910 gazetteer of the German empire that starts
> with "Vand_" is Vandesburg, Kr. Flatow, Westpreu$en.
> James
> At 9:01 AM -0500 5/3/1, Denise Lynch wrote:
> >Hello!
> >
> >Can anyone help me in looking up the town Vandenburg in Meyers? I am not
> >at all familiar with Germany - past or present but this is supposedly
> >where my ancestors came from.  If it is not there, then it could be
> >Vandsburg - that is what Mary possibly suggests. Please let me know if
> >anyone has access to this information - it would be greatly appreciated!!
> >
> >Denise Lynch
> >
> >
> >>>> busia(a)... 02/08/00 01:05AM >>>
> >Preussen the the German name for Prussia.
> >
> >Vandenburg would be the town name. I have not checked Meyers Lexikon for
> >this town (I don't have access to it at home). There may have been a
> >village with that name listed in Meyers. If there was, it would have a
> >name today, as town names ending with "burg" that became part of Poland
> >their names changed. Some towns that ended with burg now end with bork,
> >e.g., Marienburg is now Malbork and Vandsburg is now Wieczbork.
> >
> >Bydgoszcz was the Polish province that Wieczbork is in. Poland just went
> >through some redistricting last year and there is no longer a province
> >called Bydgoszcz, but the LDS catalog and most researchers continue to
> >that name.
> >
> >Kreis Flatow - Kreis is the German equivalent of our county. So Vandsburg
> >was in the county of Flatow. Flatow is now called Zlotow.
> >
> >If you were to look these places up on the LDS catalog, they would be
> >cross-referenced as follows:
> >
> >Poland, Bydgoszcz, Wieczbork (country, province, town)
> >
> >Germany, Preussen, West Preussen, Vandsburg (Flatow) (empire, country,
> >province town (county))
> >
> >You might ask Listers specifically if someone can do a lookup for you of
> >town Vandenburg in Meyers. If someone can do that for you and they don't
> >find a Vandenburg, then my suggestion of Vandsburg is a definite
> >possibility.
> >
> >Hope this helps.
> >
> >Mary Popovich