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Re: Meiers in Rahden area
Posted by: Lee Petering (ID *****4999) Date: May 04, 2009 at 17:34:18
In Reply to: Re: Meiers in Rahden area by Pat Bennett of 606

Hi Pat, my father had contact to a relative in Germany many years ago who believe the name 'Petering' came from a house. A man would marry the daughter of the house and take their name but I am trying to work out how or what the connection from the different meyer/meiers is.

I have a connection to a Petering in the USA who's family goes back to a Petering married to a BrandMEYER - so I gather the Brandmeyer may be part of the meyer/meier family.

thanks for responding, Lee

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