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From: "Karen Fulster" <>
Subject: Re: [S-H-RTS] Ecklak Burg Eddelak Dittmarschen Fehmann
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 08:49:02 -0800
Perhaps I can help you narrow down your search. I have many of the church
records from Burg in Suederdithmarschen. If you can tell me who you are
looking for, I will look them up. However, these records only go to the
latter 1800's. So, if you're looking for someone born after that, I won't
have the records. Even if I don't find them, it might narrow your search, a
----- Original Message -----
From: "di randell" <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 4:10 PM
Subject: [S-H-RTS] Ecklak Burg Eddelak Dittmarschen Fehmann
> I know geography is not to be discussed on this list.
> Howvever, I am unable to advance my genealogy research in S/H until I get
> some place names sorted out.
> Despite spending many hours researching these place names, I am still
> unclear about from where in SH my ancestors came.
> My first hurdle was that four different Australian certificates I
> gave places of birth in S/H as : Etlack, Eflack, Eflock and Ellock. None
> these places exist.
> It took me a long time to narrow the place down to ECKLAK or
> I favour ECKLAK because I have found it is 5.6 km south of BURG, and
> was the address the family gave on the Hamburg Passenger List when they
> emigrated in 1866.
> That there are two BURGs in S/H has added to my confusion.
> Is the BURG 5.6 km from ECKLAK, the same place as Burg (Dithmarschen)
> is between the Elbe and Eider rivers? ECKLAK is in Kreis Steinburg: is
> (DITHMARSCHEN) also in Kreis Steinburg?
> I have found that "BURG is the capital of Fehmarn" and that this BURG is
> also called Burg a. Fehmann, or Burg on Fehmann.
> Also, "Dithmarschen is a region west of the Island of Fehmann".
> Which BURG is the BURG 5.6 km from ECKLAK?
> I would be overjoyed if some kind person can unravel this for me.
> Thanking you in anticipation,
> Di from Queensland, Australila.
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