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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Folkert Teesen Borgmann
Foelke-Janna Focken de Buhr
Geske Borgmann
Geske or Gesche Borgmann
Foelke Borgmann
Theda Johanna Borgmann
Focke Borgmann
Foelke Borgmann

Parents and Siblings

    Folkert Teesen Borgmann


    Foelke-Janna Focken de Buhr




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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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  • Die Familien der Kirchengeneinde Filsum (1716-1900)

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