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From: Tom Terbush <>
Subject: Re: Eingw. finally explained!
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 1998 06:34:42 -0400
Did the persons referenced arrived on the same ship? If so might "emigrated"
mean the time they left their homes in Europe rather than the year they
arrived in the New World?
Dorothy A. Koenig wrote:
> Anne, I am happy to have this chance to rectify my earlier error. Thank
> you for telling us that the abbreviation came from the list of Germans in
> New Netherland as reprinted by Boyer in his "Ship Passenger Lists" (found
> on pages 14-25).
> It is on page 14 that the whole word is spelled out the first time it is
> used in the list, i.e.
> "Adriaesen, Klaus, von Holstein, eingewandert 1664"
> In later entries it is abbreviated after the name as "eingew."
> "Eingewandert" means emigrated. It would be the year that the settler
> named came to the New World.
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