[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] RES: Art Verchen
FranklySpeaking at shaw.ca
Wed Aug 24 08:39:53 PDT 2011
I agree with Günther's interpretation. It seems like the only logical explanation. Definitely has nothing to do with Volhynia as I previously suggested as a possibility.
----- Original Message -----
From: Günther Böhm <GHBoehm at ish.de>
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 4:22 pm
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] RES: Art Verchen
To: ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org
> Am 23.08.2011 19:09, schrieb Eduardo Kommers:
> > Here is Jerry.
> https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/show#uri=https%3A//api.familysearc> h.org/records/pal%3A/MM9.3.1/TH-1-14589-9327-32%3Fcc%3D1719212%26wc%3D111668
> > 38
> > It is in the right side, in the line below where is written
> Christian> Kaufmann.
> > Reino da Prussia = Kingdom of Prussia.
> Hello Eduardo,
> you are right, it was not misread but misspelled:
> na Villa de Art Verchem no Reino da Prucia
> but I would bet that the Mecklenburg *Amt Verchen* was meant.
> Under http://verchen.kreis-demmin.de they wrote:
> Verchen war der Sitz eines Amtes. Dem Amt
> stand ein ehrenamtlicher auf sechs Jahre gewählter Amtsvorsteher vor.
> [Verchen was the seat of an administration
> headed by a volunteer Superintendent who was elected for six years.]
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