Juergen Stockburger <Stockburger@...>
> Would anyone know where Schoking or Schothing in Prussia is? The"Gary" == Gary Luke <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> two spellings are because it was difficult to decipher the
> scribbled handwriting. Any suggestions on what it may have been?
> The reference dates >from about the 1830s.
> Possibilities - (1) Scho"ckingen, a tiny town just NW of
Highly unlikely. Prussia never extended that far south.
> (2) Schotten in Hessen.
Possible, but I don't know if/when Schotten became Prussian. Maybe
their municipal archives can help:
Headed by: Ms. Henny Hysky-Dambmann, museum director
visits by appointment
> (3) Schokken - town listed in an Avotaynu article.
> Any comments about whether these were in Prussia?
I hope this helps.
Juergen Stockburger, Freiburg, Germany