Foelke Borgmann

17 October 1879–19 June 1886 (Age 6)
Filsum, Leer, Hanover, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Foelke

When Foelke Borgmann was born on 17 October 1879, in Filsum, Leer, Hanover, Prussia, Germany, her father, Folkert Teesen Borgmann, was 34 and her mother, Foelke-Janna Focken de Buhr, was 32. She died on 19 June 1886, in her hometown, at the age of 6.

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Family Time Line

Folkert Teesen Borgmann
1845–1908
Foelke-Janna Focken de Buhr
1847–1914
Geske Borgmann
1875–1875
Geske or Gesche Borgmann
1876–
Foelke Borgmann
1879–1886
Theda Johanna Borgmann
1882–
Focke Borgmann
1885–1886
Foelke Borgmann
1887–

Parents and Siblings

    Folkert Teesen Borgmann

    Male1845–1908Male

    Foelke-Janna Focken de Buhr

    Female1847–1914Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

1 North German: from Middle Low German borgman or borchman ‘man of the castle’, hence an occupational name for someone who worked at a castle or was a vassal of the feudal lord, or for a citizen of a (fortified) town.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Borg .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Die Familien der Kirchengeneinde Filsum (1716-1900)

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