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Geldern 1634

  In 1634 Friedrich Hutstein was born to Peter Hutstein and Maria Smitz in Geldern. Unfortunately no more info about Hutstein in this regions and time could be found, but in the Netherlands there had been families Houtsteijn (Hutsteijn, Houtsteen), which could be an early type mismatch. Houtsteijn pronounciation in English is like “H-out-stine” and translated like Wood-stone (germ: Holzstein). ... Read More

Hochstein and Huthstein

It happened several times in history that Hochstein and Hutstein was incorrectly swapped. Johann Hochstein in Wermelskirchen was written as Huthstein, likely because known Ludwig Conrad Hutsteiner, a bailiff, lived there, too. One of Johann Hochstein’s children, Wilhelmina, was recorded as Wilhelmina Huthstein in state records of Wermelskirchen.   Similar happened in Teuchern, Saxony-Anhalt. In 1757 Maria Christina Hochstein was born, but later it is possible to find records (marriage, child birth) written as Hustein […]... Read More