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Family roots - the origin of our family

The origin of our family " Engelkes " is East Frisia. And so far we know, all Engelkes world-wide have their roots in this beautiful region in the northern Lower Saxony (Germany)

"Ostfriesland" - for more information about this beautiful land: click here !!!

  Our branch of family are descendents from
Hinrich Engelkes (born.:16.12.1864; died 19.05.1926 in Leer/Ostfr.)
& Johanna Friederike
Engelkes, born as Schippers (born.: 02.08.1886 in Nesse/Ostfr., died. 19.02.1929).

Hinrich and Johanna had 8 children: Heinrich, Ella, Johann, Gerhard, Ulrich, Fritz, Karl and Gustaf.
At a family meeting 1994 in Roggenstede their descendant met.

Family meeting in Roggenstedt (Ostfriesland) in April 1994

But we are further on the search for our relatives.
We already know:


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Engelkes, Arend  Rostock  
Engelkes, Caspar Weddingstedt   Homepage
Engelkes, Doerte Hamburg    Homepage
Engelkes, Dora und Sven    
Engelkes, Frauke & Peer Siegen    Homepage
Engelkes, Gerhard Emmering    
Engelkes, Gesa Koeln    
Engelkes, Hilke      
Engelkes, Lore  Wolfsburg    
Engelkes, Maike, Caspar & Rike   Weddingstedt    
Engelkes, Merle  Rostock
Engelkes, Ralf-Dieter & Birgit      
Engelkes, Rike Weddingstedt  
Engelkes, Ulfert Kassel   Homepage
Engelkes, Vanessa      
Engelkes, Kimberly Seattle, WA    
Engelkes-Petersen, Gesa      
Engelkes, Heiko Paris    Homepage
Engelkes, Arnoud      
Engelkes, Wijnand Haarlem    
Engelkes, Nina (Catharina)      
Engelkes, Henrik      
Engelkes, Manuela Malmö    
Engelkes, Eleni Julia      
Engelkes, Torbjörn      
Engelkes, Bernie Colorado    
Engelkes, Bert      
Engelkes, C      
Engelkes, Cindy Calvary    
Engelkes, Chad Holland, IA  
Engelkes, Charles La Porte City, IA    
Engelkes, David Wellsburg, IA    
Engelkes, Eileen M. Rochelle, IL    
Engelkes, Eddi Hartley, IA    
Engelkes, Janice
& Billy Joe
Children: Joe ('88) Everett ('87)
San Francisco    
Engelkes, John R.     Homepage
Engelkes, Johnaengelkes A Wellsburg, IA    
Engelkes, Kelly      
Engelkes. Kimberly Parkersburg, IA    
Engelkes, Mary Susan Concord, CA    
Engelkes, Ron      
Engelkes, Brian    


Engelkes literature of the world

Theodor Fontane: Stechlin
"So war denn also das Programm festgestellt, und nachdem Dubslav mit Engelkes Hilfe seinen noch ziemlich neuen weißen Filzhut, den er sehr schonte, mit einem wotanartigen schwarzen Filzhut vertauscht und einen schweren Eichenstock in die Hand..."
(source: http://www.gutenberg.aol.de/fontane/stechlin/stech05a.htm)
(Theodor Fontane was a famous german poet)