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schippers & Oude Pekela

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Re: schippers & Oude Pekela

Posted: 16 Oct 2011 5:25PM GMT
Classification: Query
Schippers may well refer to bargemen as well as boatmen. Oude Pekela is about 18 kilometers south, at its closest point, of a large bay that opens out of the Ems River coming out of Germany, and eventually empties into the North Sea. If your relatives go back some distance in time, that might be considered a pretty good distance to travel to be a boatman.
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s_kuiper_lm_f... 18 Sep 2011 1:55AM GMT 
PMolema 19 Sep 2011 10:02AM GMT 
s_kuiper_lm_f... 19 Sep 2011 6:09PM GMT 
LesterTillema 16 Oct 2011 11:25PM GMT 
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