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Need Assistance On Name

Posted: 21 Jan 2010 2:21PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Cranckheyt, Krankheit, Krankert, Cranker
Greetings,

On of my surnames is Cranker. I have been able to trace this name to the Dutch colonies in New York to pre 1750. There are various spellings among them Krankhert and Cranckheyt with both being found in church records within the same family.

My question is to the given name. I have two spellings and I have not been able to locate a reference to either in records. I do not know whether either are shortened version of another name and hope someone can give me some direction.

The given name is Judlow or Judlof. Again, I have seen both in published records from the same period. I have no birth year but from marriage record onwards through the birth of his children are available.

Thanks in advance for your assistance.

Scott Barker
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
scott6672ny 21 Jan 2010 9:21PM GMT 
jan1713 21 Jan 2010 10:49PM GMT 
scott6672ny 21 Jan 2010 11:07PM GMT 
jan1713 21 Jan 2010 11:44PM GMT 
wgcranker 20 May 2013 12:50AM GMT 
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