[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Rittergut near old Stettin

Otto otto at schienke.com
Tue Jun 19 12:13:45 PDT 2012

"Rittergut" is title legal description under law of the country estate and it holdings.  In the States a desirable title to a property is "fee simple."

On Jun 19, 2012, at 1:55 PM, Lloyd Friedrick wrote:

> Recently discovered notes from a deceased cousin tell us that my great grandmother was born approx 1833 in Stettin, Pomerania.
> She married a person known only as Baron von Thrun. She inherited a vast estate which she was forced to sell approx 1871. I found a reference to land holdings in this area that showed a property owned by a Gottleib Thrun but the dates indicate that this may be her father in law.
> She called this estate Rittergut.  My question is this;  Is Rittergut a proper noun or is it simply a common word describing a land holding.
> Lloyd Friedrick in British Columbia

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