Re: Looking for Fauquemont/Lotharingen OR Valkenburg #general
Jonathan Borchard wrote on 13 mrt 2005 in soc.genealogy
Some of my family were born in Fauquemont/LotharingenLotharingen = Lorraine in FRANCE
In France there still is "57380 Faulquemont", east of Metz
Many years ago I was told it is now known as Valkenburgin Germany.
Probably the other way around. Elsas-Lotharingen was part
of Germany till the Versailles agreement in 1918.
Faulquemont = Falcon-mount = ValkenbErg
ValkenbUrg = Falcon-bury/Falcon-borough
I have done a bit of research into locating it but seemThere are 2 palaces Valkenburg in the Netherlands.
1 near The Hague
2 in the province of Limburg near Belgium
Around 1800 the Netherlands and Belgium were ONE country!
Before the Liberation of 1812 the French occupation
possebly called them both Faulquemont.
In Germany there is no Valkenburg, but there are:
1x FALKENBURG (27624)
I think those are inconsequential.
Could someone please put me right and also tell me ifIt depends on what town we are talking about.
What family names do you look for?
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