Sankt Johannis a. Föhr Parish, Schleswig-Holstein

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1845 Census: Sankt Johannis  - Film numbers 039249 and 039280 in the Family History Library film collection.


Alander, Ursel. "Die Auswanderung von der Insel Föhr in den Jahren 1850-1875" in Emder Jahrbuch. 41:244-262.

Internet Sources:

Föhr is a north Frisian Island situated on the west coast of the old duchy of Schleswig, about 20 km south of the German-Danish border. The island covers an area of 82, and has approximately 10,000 inhabitants. The Ferring Stiftung Museum is dedicated to preserving books, microfilm, photographes, and documents relating to Föhr.  Holdings of the archive can be accessed here.

Sources in Print:

Nötel, Harro. Geschlechterreihen St. Johannis-Föhr. (Families in the parish of St. Johannis on the island of Föhr) Husum Druck- und Verlagsgesellschaft, 2006. [FHL 943.512/F3 D2n v. 1-3].

Ev.-Luth. Kirchengemeinde St. Johannis/Föhr. Die ganz alten Grabsteine auf dem Kirchhof von St. Johannis in Nieblum auf Föhr. Husum: Husum Druck, 2005. [Contains inscriptions from old gravestones in the St. Johannis church cemetery.