Sorry mate, there must have went something wrong. See addresses below. I
think someone else did send you the message you were responding to.
This wasn't me.
----- Original Message -----
From: Henk Mirck <mirck@...>
Cc: SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups. com <SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2000 1:53 PM
Subject: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] surname Mirck / Mirk
> Thanks for all of this.
> In my research i've found out ancestors back to 1600.
> They lived in Korbach, Germany.
> In the 18oo's the went to the Netherlands and somewhat earlier to the USA
> and Canada.
> I'm aware of the fact that there are nowadays family living in Hungary,
> but I just can find out if they went from Germany tot there or that my
> (pre 1600)
> are lying there.
> I have some more information that the surname is Slawic, and that there
> villages in
> Germany (eg Merkendorf, coming from Mirck's dorf or village) which was
> a small village named by his founder, Mirck , coming around 900- 1000 from
> Alsoo I have information that the Korbach family Mirck came from Galicia
> (Eastern Europe)
> So, this is the history why I'm searching old roots in Eastern Europe.
> If you have any memberships of online databases and you can provide me
> of any Mirck, any country, any timeperiod, I will be very thankfull.
> I'm willing to do research in the Netherlands if you have any ancestors
> Thanks in advantage,
> Henk Mirck
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Kurchina [mailto:frankur@...]
> Sent: Monday, September 18, 2000 1:39 PM
> To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups.com
> Subject: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] Re: Searching for MIRCK or MIRK
> --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups.com, "Henk Mirck" <mirck@b...> wrote:
> > I'm researching the MIRCK (or MIRK) family.
> > Now I know that there most have been ancestors living in the
> > countries.
> > Does anybody have seen this name before or has more information to
> help me.
> > I'm always willing to do some research in Nederland as a
> > Henk Mirck
> > Nederland
> Doubt that Mirk/Mirck was a Slavic surname from Slovakia.
> U.S. telephone White Pages list 250+ surname Mirk.
> Canada White Pages list 151 surname Mirk.
> German White Pages list 250+ surname Mirk.
> Without some pre-emigration surname origin clues you will be hard
> pressed to locate your possible ancestors, or even establish
> surname ethnicity because there are just too many surname bearers.
> I note 457 entries for World Family Tree for the surname Mirck.
> Birthplaces in early 1800s are given as Rotterdam, Odoomerveeen,
> Nederland; and under Korbach, Germany, Rhineland and Prussia,
> just to name a few places.