Abeln Genealogy and its sources
We know the Abeln genealogy from
- Genealogical surveys in archives done by different researchers
- The "status Animorum 1749-1750": a count of all
living in the Diocese Münster: .
- Special documents:
- "Kammergüter in den üntern Cloppenburg und Friesoyhe",
- "Freibauernurkunde" of 1394 .
The oldest places in Emsland/Cloppenburg were lived an Abel(e)n were:
1394 Wieste: near Wertle
1560 Stapelfeld: near Cloppenburg
1570 Melstrup: near Lathen
From this Abeln Families there are emigration lines to different
parts of the word.
In the next chapters i will describe what we know of the genealogy
of this Abeln Families with their different sources and their connections
to the world