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From: "Marge" <>
Subject: Re: SCHOU 1880 Schleswig/Australia
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 1999 01:05:29 -0400
I do not have any information for the names you posted. I do, however, have
a book published in 1906 that has a plot map of the town of Schleswig. If
you can process a scanned copy I would be glad to send you one. Just let me
know and I'll get it in the email.
From: Lloyd Mitchell <>
Date: Thursday, June 24, 1999 10:19 AM
Subject: SCHOU 1880 Schleswig/Australia
>This is my first post to the list. I've been hesitating because,
>as you will see, I have very little information, but perhaps
>someone has a connection somewhere!
>My ggrandmother was Johanne Maria SCHOU who emigrated to
>Melbourne, Australia in 1884. She was born in 1865 in what she
>variously described as Schleswig Germany or Denmark on different
>documents. I don't know whether "Schleswig" means the city of
>Slesvig or the general province, but she was proud of being
>Danish, and anxious not to be thought German, so I suspect she was
>born in the part of S-H which became German after the war of 1864.
>Her parents were Martin SCHOU, seaman, and Helena HANSEN (or
>ANDERSEN). She may have had brothers, Knudt Johansen SCHOU and
>Peter SCHOU, who also emigrated to Australia about the same time.
>I can't find any of these names on the on-line emigration list or
>the census lists on the excellent Danish Archives site ... so ...
>That's all I know for now!
>All the best
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