[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] name description - Consort
esonnenburg at porchlight.ca
Thu May 12 13:09:01 PDT 2005
Geschaeftsteilhaber - means business partner
In this context then a consort is very inclusive.
A man's children and business acquaintances would share equally the assets
of the deceased.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Frank" <FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca>
To: "Juergen Bomert" <juergen at bomert.de>; "SGGEE"
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Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 11:36 AM
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] name description - Consort
At 10:20 AM 12/05/2005, Juergen Bomert wrote:
>No nobility at all.
>Consors, Latin: u.a. gemeinsam, geschwisterlich !
>Consorten often used in different records in Germany in the 18.th century
>: Geschäftsteilhaber, gemeinsame Erbnehmer.
>My bad English does not allow me to try the translation.
gemeinsam = common
Geschwister = siblings
Erb = in a variety of forms has to do with inheritance so "gemeinsame
Erbnehmer" = something like "of common inheritance"
So Rose, in context of the record, would these be sisters of the deceased?
And Jürgen, in context, would old documents use the term Consort instead of
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Jerry Frank <FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca>
>To: Rose Ingram <roseingram at shaw.ca>; GPV Listerserv
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>Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 5:07 PM
>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
> > to some level of nobility. Is there any other indication that this
> > be the case such as an unusual surname?
> > Jerry Frank - Calgary, Alberta
> > FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca
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