The manuscript in which the Book of the Dead is printed here will, dates from the end of the 16. and early 17. Century and has been kept in the parsonage of Zuckau. It contains 197 Sheets and the paper points to the empty pages as a watermark, the Danzig coat of arms.
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The emblem has a custom of following, probably the councilor John Thorner Zerneke (1620-1703) before 1688 assumed. The picture and the colors of the arms are made of: In blue shield with a red heart tingiertem, the three-, five or six-petalled Rose is decked in green stems. On the helmet are again the three roses in the same colors, between which a white dove with outstretched wings is ready. Schnabel, Eyes and feet are red, The Yellow Rose of Samenbutzen, the inside white helmet covers, outside blue. Names[...]
The earliest news of the family dates back to Hevelke 1434. After the credentials of the city authorities Otter Village, Henry was a Havelke, the man in Danzig Hevelke van der Osten nannte, in Gdansk in 1433 or even died without heirs before. Because he had owned property in Gdansk, it must also be citizens and have been married, because every citizen had to marry. It is thus assumed to be, that Henry had lived many years in Gdansk Havelke. Henry had three more siblings, including Gert Havelke, be the[...]
The call of the Teutonic Knights to settle in distant, then still uneconomic East reverberated not ineffective. Thousands flocked to the families of the same.. While in the countryside, the old master and cultivators, the proud Polish landowners and the slavish servants still stayed quite a long time undisturbed in their ancestral seats and village communities, gathered in the cities of German life in a nation. Danzig as colonists city blossomed into a powerful trading center, testifies to the citizens of Danzig book, das sich von Mitte des 14. [...]
The sex of scorn Feldt came from Bremen. Here is the oldest ancestor of documentary evidence: 1351 Johannes Honvelt. He is followed in Bremen without detectability of family relationship to the year 1575: Hermannus Honvelt, 1367 Johannes Honvelt, 1386 Meiteke Honveldes, 1390 Lüdeke Honvelt, 1450 Albert Honvelde, 1566 Hinrick Honfeldt, 1575 Everdt Honfeldt. Among the latter were, the father of the first ancestor of Gdansk, Henrich mockery Feldt are. Henrich mockery Feldt is on 15.11.1597 Gdansk citizens, after at 10.11.1597 had married for the first time. His birth is so[...]