[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Hollerung 10.21.2005

Jerry Frank FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca
Sat Oct 22 10:59:48 PDT 2005

In your search, be sure to consider any other vowel in place of the 
"o" - Hallerung, Hellerung, etc.

Also vowels with umlaut and equivalents such as oe, ae, ue, etc.

At 02:32 PM 21/10/2005, rbbtfarm wrote:
>Hi List,
>I am trying to use a connected surname, HOLLERUNG, to track my own SELINGER
>line. Apparently it may be as difficult, if not worse. I wonder if anyone
>might be able to suggest some alternative spellings other than the obvious
>spelling with the single/double "L".
>Eva HOLLERUNG married Herman SELINGER.
>This couple lived in Joliet IL and married 1879. It appears they had three
>sons, two of whom died young. The third, George, may have had children. The
>father may have been George Herman or Herman George. All but the son,
>George, have been buried in the Old German Cem. in Joliet IL. There are
>Herman and Eva with sons Herman and Walter next to the possible parents of
>the father, Herman. They are August and Wilhelmina (Minnie) SELINGER.
>The father, Herman, may be the one who immigrated on the Hansa from Hamburg
>that arrived in New York via Liverpool on 14 June 1872. The immigrant Herman
>was age 17, which matches with my Herman SELINGER's birthdate of 11 Oct
>1854, who would have still been 17 at the time the ship arrived.
>My direct line is not Herman, but his younger sister, Bertha Emilie (nee
>SELINGER) BARZ or BARTZ. She was also in Joliet IL with husband and 5
>children. Herman and Bertha also had another brother, Julius SELINGER,
>probably the middle of the siblings. As I mentioned, I believe their parents
>were August and Wilhelmina SELINGER, buried in Joliet, Will Co. IL.
>Thanks for any help,
>Tricia M.

Jerry Frank - Calgary, Alberta
FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca  

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