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From: "Collette LaRocque-Zetterberg" <>
Subject: Re: [Ger-Sur] Re: Hildebrandt
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 22:23:51 -0800


Wingerode is about 30 minutes or so from Goettingen. I'm not sure exactly
where the lines are drawn, but my mother is from Wingerode and she says she
is from Thuringia. Perhaps between these 2 towns is the line for
Niedersachsen and Thuringia.

I was using Goettingen as a reference point as it is the nearest fairly
large town.


>From: "Katharina Hines" <>
>Subject: [Ger-Sur] Re: Hildebrandt
>Date: Thu, Feb 24, 2005, 9:00 AM

> Collette wrote
> One of my ancestors in the 1700's (there was no specific year in the church
> records) was Philippina HILDEBRANDT in Wingerode (Thuringia area) in
> Germany. This is near Goettingen.
> I have no idea who her parents were. I also do not know if this is a common
> name or not in Germany.
> Hi Collette,
> but Göttingen is not in Thuringia.
> Göttingen is in the Lower Saxony ( Niedersachen).
> I am sure about this because I was raised there.
> Katharina
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