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Ships from Amsterdam

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Re: Ships from Amsterdam

Posted: 5 Apr 2013 12:25PM GMT
Classification: Query
The above suggestions and observations are good. If I may add a couple of small things, when looking in The Netherlands for "John" one should try "Jan" and for "Doras" one might consider Dorus, as in Theodorus. A good example is that the famous Dorus Rijkers was in fact Theodorus. (His brother married a cousin of mine.) Also, while "Stockton" is not to be found in NL, there are two towns named Stokkum, one called Stokhem, Belgium has one named Stokkem, and Germany has two named Stockum. Census takers are notorious for misunderstanding what someone tells them and frequently write things down wrong.
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DonBlankman 28 Dec 2012 10:59PM GMT 
Barbara Weis 1 Mar 2013 11:29PM GMT 
frysk48 3 Apr 2013 8:39PM GMT 
Barbara Weis 5 Apr 2013 12:19PM GMT 
frysk48 5 Apr 2013 4:35PM GMT 
DonBlankman 5 Apr 2013 6:25PM GMT 
SoLane29 17 Aug 2013 2:06PM GMT 
DonBlankman 17 Aug 2013 7:13PM GMT 
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