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  • Teshuvah
    Mechthild, Thank you so much for your help. You have got me over a hurdle and I am back on my way to finding out more!! Eliavah ... From: meggi260354 To:
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      Mechthild,

      Thank you so much for your help. You have got me over a hurdle and I am back on my way to finding out more!!

      Eliavah
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: meggi260354
      To: prussiangenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2004 4:53 AM
      Subject: [Prussian Genealogy] Re: KENIGINBERG



      Hello Eliavah,
      Königsberg was the main city of East Prussia. As a result of WWII it
      belongs to Russia and the name is Kaliningrad. If your gggmother is
      born in East Prussia it could be that her maiden name is Königsberg.
      "Kenigin" is ths East Prussian dialect for "Königin".

      Best regards from the cold germany
      Mechthild







      --- In prussiangenealogy@yahoogroups.com, "Teshuvah" <teshuvah@c...>
      wrote:
      > Thank you for the information. It has put me onto a lead. Do you
      think it is possible that the name keniginberg/Koniginberg could have
      previously been spelled
      > Konigsberg or Koenigsberg???
      >
      > I have found that this is an East Prussian name (which is where my
      GGGrandmother was from) and that many with that name emigrated to
      California which is where she emigrated to and produced my
      GGrandmother and Grandmother and Mother.
      >
      > Thank you in advance for helping me :>)
      > Eliavah
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: meggi260354
      > To: prussiangenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sunday, December 05, 2004 7:34 AM
      > Subject: [Prussian Genealogy] Re: KENIGINBERG
      >
      >
      >
      > Hello Eliavah,
      >
      > I am living in germany and I think the name "Keniginberg" was in
      > germany "Königinberg". I think they changed the german "Umlaut -ö-
      in
      > e".
      > The translation for Königin is queen and berg means montain.
      >
      > Best regards from germany and have a nice sunday
      > Mechthild
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In prussiangenealogy@yahoogroups.com, "Eliavah Yochanah"
      > <teshuvah@c...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hello...I am doing ancestry research..I found out that my great
      > > great grandmother (whose married name was Mary/Marie/Maria
      > > Krauser/Kramer and lived in California) was born in Prussia as
      well
      > > as her parents. I found one certain death certificate of her
      child
      > > which shows her maiden name as KENIGINBERG...however, upon doing
      any
      > > type of search on this name (including a generic yahoo search, I
      > > come up with ZERO.
      > >
      > > Does anyone on this list know if this was a Prussian surname or
      not?
      > > Or if perhaps it was a name that was commonly changed to another
      > > name??
      > >
      > > Thank for any info you can give me.
      > >
      > > Eliavah
      >
      >
      >
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