[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] name description - Consort

Juergen Bomert juergen at bomert.de
Thu May 12 09:20:45 PDT 2005

No nobility at all.

Consors, Latin: u.a. gemeinsam, geschwisterlich !
Consorten often used in different records in Germany in the 18.th century as
: Geschäftsteilhaber, gemeinsame Erbnehmer.

My bad English does not allow me to try the translation.


----- Original Message -----
From: Jerry Frank <FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca>
To: Rose Ingram <roseingram at shaw.ca>; GPV Listerserv
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Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] name description - Consort

> At 12:42 PM 05/05/2005, Rose Ingram wrote:
> >I'm looking at two 1795 death records written in German.  Two women age
> >and 84 have the word 'consort' written before their names.  Anyone know
> >this means?
> >
> >Rose Ingram
> Didn't see anyone respond to this question.  My English dictionary says
> that the term applies to royalty and is the spouse of either King or
> Queen.  However, I think it can also be applied to lower levels of
> in the same way.  Though my German dictionary does not have the word, I
> would guess that the term is similar.  These women are probably connected
> to some level of nobility.  Is there any other indication that this might
> be the case such as an unusual surname?
> Jerry Frank - Calgary, Alberta
> FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca
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