The present here part of the family history of those “of Lengerke and Lengerken” brings in considerations of a purely informative form of the name, the coat of arms, the origin and distribution of this family and the emigration to the Hanseatic cities, to Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Austria and the United States. It continues to follow the family trees unbroken series with the still partially blooming, and the extinct branches and twigs.
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Quedlinburg (Marshal) Line: Occurring around the year 1148 and almost 400 Years in the Quedlinburg foundation documents, the family is traced. Its members were the chief of the imperial ministeriales, free secular pen St. Servatii. Who held the Erbmarschallamt the abbesses and probably had their fief in the nearby village Ditfurth, of the whole race was his name. In 1328 they lived but also already been shown in the adjacent paths of life as a vassal Halberstadt. This line became extinct in the male line with the canon of Halberstadt John X. the year[...]