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Oncken/ Onken related???

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Oncken/ Onken related???

Sharon Kaufman (View posts)
Posted: 31 Aug 1999 10:54AM GMT
My maiden name was Oncken, and our family never thought we'd be related to any "Onken" families so we never even questioned it.
Recently, I connected to a man, in Germany, with the last name spelled "Onken"....low behold, we discovered we are relatives! My gggrandfather's
name was HAJO HARMES ONCKEN, b.7 nov 1824 in/near Asel, East Friesland, Germany. He married Wilhelmina Junge, aslo from Germany. He came to the U.S.
around 1960 with a cousin named
HAJO HARMS ONCKEN, about 12 years +/- my gggrandfathers age. They applied for US naturalization in Dane County, Wisconsin in April of 1960. There are
at least 11 persons on our family tree named Hajo Harm(e)s Oncken, except for my gggrandfather...but everything else fits! The man I recently discovered
as a relative, didn't know when the name spelling was changed, or who may have done it. Any info. greatly appreciated.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Sharon Kaufman 31 Aug 1999 4:54PM GMT 
Ann Hoffman 10 Sep 1999 9:07PM GMT 
MNB_DK 20 Jan 2002 11:59PM GMT 
RinyFay 27 Sep 1999 4:30PM GMT 
Sharon 1 Oct 1999 6:12PM GMT 
David Onken 2 Oct 1999 9:24AM GMT 
Aaron Bachhof... 12 Oct 1999 9:48PM GMT 
RinyFay 4 Jan 2000 5:46AM GMT 
Aaron Bachhof... 4 Jan 2000 2:45PM GMT 
Onken, Donna 1 Jul 2000 8:02AM GMT 
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