Report: History of Sudlohne Region

         Description: Estates in the Region: 1 hectacre = 2.47 acres...................
1. Kokenge estate: 85 hectacres = 210 acres - located in Ehrendorf, Gr - residents belonged to the castle of Dinklage and provided allegiance, taxes and manpower for wars in return for protection. The Kokenge name is from the tribe name Chauken or Koken. It's meaning is lost to history....................
2. Polking "estate" 98.38 hectacres = 243 acres
located in Sudlohne - the family home was in Lohne with additional holdings in Nordlohne as late as 1840...............Grossfortmann Farm, ? hectacres
located in Sudlohne adjacent to Polking......................
4. Kleinefortman Farm, ? hectacre
located in Sudlohne adjacent to Polking and Grossfortmann - abt 1/4 size of Gross farm.
Most farms were less than 50 hectacres or 135 acres......................
Abutting the Fortmann - Polking Farms was, and is today, a Middle Ages shrine to St Ann. This hill has the the "Stations of the Cross winding up to its top with a crucifix there. A sacred spring at its base has miracles attributed to it history. It appears on today's maps of the area.....................
The mountains near Sudlohne were named Kokengen Bergen. They were small prominent hills in sharp contrast to the general flat land of the area which was broken up by great marshes formed from the receeding glacial ice...................
The inhabitants were known for their aggressiveness and beauty. These tribes had not intermarried over the millenium and did not therefore have Roman genetics or other tribal traits. Of concern in the 1200-1700's was genetic mix. It is not uncommon to find 1st cousin marriages.


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# Last Name, Given Name(s)
1 Schmitt a.k.a. Schmidt Simon 
2 Rothgerber Maria Elizabetha 
3 Schmitt a.k.a. Schmidt Johann Georg 
4 Schmitt Johann Peter 
5 Martin Maria 
6 Martin Phillipp 
7 Zinser Anna 
8 Schmitt Johann Peter, Sr.'s Father 
9 Schmitt a.k.a. Schmidt Franz 
10 Longfils Anna Barbara 
11 Longfils Johann Konrad 
12 Schmitt Anna Maria 
13 Schmitt Heinrich 
14 Schmitt a.k.a. Schmidt a.k.a. Smith Johann Peter, Sr 
15 Schmitt Christan 
16 Driessler Magdalena 
17 Dellwo Katharina 
18 Bruck Anna Maria 
19 Schmitt a.k.a. Schmidt a.k.a. Smith (Twin) Peter, Jr 
20 Schmitt a.k.a. Schmidt a.k.a. Bruck a.k.a. George Smith (Twin) Jacob 
21 Schmitt Anna Maria 
22 Schmitt Elizabetha Barbara 
23 Schmitt a.k.a. Schmidt Maria Anna 
24 Schmitt a.k.a. Schmidt Maria Anna 
25 Phillipp, aka Philippi Elizabeth 
26 Smith Peter K., III 
27 Mathieu Anna Elizabeth 
28 Schmitt Anna Maria 
29 Pinck aka Pink George 
30 Agnes Barbara 
31 Smith Andrew 
32 Smith Anna Maria 
33 Smith Charles 
34 Smith George 
35 Smith Louisa aka Louise 
36 Smith Mathias 
37 Smith Michael 
38 Smith Phillip 
39 Smith John Jacob 
40 Smith Mary 
41 Smith Catherine 
42 Smith Elizabeth 
43 Smith Frank 
44 Smith John 
45 KleineFortmann Katharina Maria (wife of Franz Ludewig, Mother of Clemens, Henry 1st & Anna Maria) 
46 Fortman Frederick Peter 
47 Fortman Lawrence (Sr) Anthony 
48 Fortmann [a Kleine] Clemens (I) August Ludwig 
49 Lauermann Maria Katherine, a.k.a. Mary (wife of Clemens) 
50 Fortman Edmund J., S.J. 
51 Fortman Albert Joseph 
52 Morris Mary Madeline 
53 Fortman David Alan 
54 Fortman Denise Louise 
55 Fortman Barbara Lee 
56 Schneible Mollicone Rosemarie 
57 Sheridan Catherine 
58 Landwehr, a.k.a. KleineFortmann Franz Ludewig (Father of Clemens (1) & J. Heinrich, a.k.a. Henry Ist) 
59 Fortman Baby Joseph 
60 Fortman Baby Peter 


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