Abeln Genealogy    

1570 Melstrup

In this chapter I will describe what we know of the genealogy of the Abeln Families from Melstrup.

Point here for the Map Melstrup

Genealogical Surveys by researchers
dr Reinhard Cloppenburg (DE): made the "Ahnenlist Abeln" in order of Herman Abeln/Kanne, Fresenburg
Diana Winter (St.Cloud USA): made the tree from Wippingen 1780 to the USA
Tonny Schutte (Emmen NL): gives me lot of information to connect the Abel(e)n of Wippingen
Rene Remkes(NL): did a lot of research

The "status Animorum 1749-1750": a count of all persons in the Diocese Münster.
In this document there are different Abel(e)n families in de Kirchspiel Lathen

Special documents

Emigration links
Harm Hendrik Abelen/Abeling (b:1790 in Lathen) went to Nieuwe Pekela (NL)
Abel Abelen (b 1824 in Wippingen) went to Odoorn/Emmercompascuum (NL)
= from this family: Rudolf Abelen (b 1932 in Erica?) went to New Zealand
Gerhard Abeln (b:1845 in Walchum) went to Minnesota (USA) -> St.Louis
Johan Herman Abeln ( b:1848 in Walchum) went to Zandberg (NL)
(ps: not all links in this ancestor tree are sure)

Family Tree
Point here for the Ancestortree of the first known Abeln in Melstrup
Open the total known ancestortree from Melstrup to USA and NL (pdf)

Melstrup and Lathen now (under construction)