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Family history of the Mark


The Counts of the Mark emerged from the old Westphalian Counts of Berg. The elder son of Count Adolf von Berg (1140-1170) Eberhard I. Count of Berg, has been called 1161 Altena Castle acquired after the “Count of Altena”. His younger brother Engelbert inherited the name and county mountain on his descendants, the already extinct with his granddaughter Irmgard. Through them, the county became part of the mountain house of the Dukes of Limpur, which from then on at the same time Count of Berg[...]

Pedigrees of the family Lueg

The names of the family vary from Lug, Lugh, Sledges, Luigge, Leugh, Lugge and Lueg. The presence of family Lueg in Dortmund deserves special attention. Already 1325 and 1360 there occur Arnoldus Lugge and Everhardus Luighe. In the second half of the 16. Century, the family is represented here quite numerous. Auch in Castrop, Weather, Cash Option, Westhofen be found of that name. The history of the Westphalian county Mark rooted family provides an image of the master court and numerous family trees. Download at this link. Author of the family history was[...]