Family Reconstruction of Krummhoern (East Friesland), 1720-1874

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Voland, Eckart (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen)
Publication Date
  • Institut für Anthropologie der Universität Göttingen University College London Institut für Philosophie der Universität Gießen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
    • Historical Social Research
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Demography and population
    • Fertility
    • Morbidity and mortality
  • Abstract

    I. Family table (level 1): Family ID; case reporting (copulation - marriage, proclamation, engagement, illegitimate liaison); date of birth (date of marriage or date of the proclamation); place of marriage; other places of proclamation than the place of marriage; social group membership (based on professional and honorary names); largest ever documented land possession (in ‘grasen’); first name (s) of man and woman; first and second names of man and woman; Individual ID of man and woman; date of birth of man and woman; comment on the information on birth of man and woman; place of birth of man and woman; place of baptism of man and woman, if different from the place of birth; family ID of the origin family of man and woman; number of marriage in case of several marriages; the total number of all known marriages of man and woman; family ID of up to four further marriages of man or woman; professions of man and woman; date of death of man and woman (alternative the funeral date); comment on the information on death of man and woman; place of death or burial place of man and woman; place of burial of man and woman, if different from the place of death. Children´s table (level 2): Family ID, individual ID of the person; sex of the child; first name (s) of the child, child´s first and last names; date of birth of the child; Comment on the birth of the child; place of birth or place of baptism of the child; Place of baptism of the child, if different from the place of birth; family ID of up to five started families; child´s death; comment on the death of the child; place of death or burial place of the child; burial place of the child, if different from the place of death; professions of the child.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1720 / 1874
Geographic Coverage
  • Lower Saxony (DE-NI)
Sampled Universe
All families of Krummhoern (East Friesland)
Sampling Procedure Comment: Total universe/Complete Enumeration
Collection Mode
  • Compilation / synthesis. The basis for the selection is the evaluation of church books, civilian registers from the Napoleonic period and tax lists
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 53
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8630 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Voland, Eckart: Evolutionary psychology meets history: Insights into human nature through family reconstitution studies. pp. 415-432 in: Dunbar, Robin I. M. & Barrett, Louise (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. Oxford (Oxford University Press) 2007
  • Voland, Eckart; Beise, Jan: Schwiegermütter und Totgeburten – Eine evolutionspsychologische Analyse von Kirchenbuchdaten aus der ostfriesischen Krummhörn des 18. und 19. Jhs. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie 35: 171-184,2004
  • Voland, Eckart: Das Projekt ´Krummhörn´ - Weshalb interessieren sich Anthropologen für ostfriesische Kirchenbücher? Quellen und Forschungen zur ostfriesischen Familien- und Wappenkunde 37: 2-8, 1988
  • Voland, Eckart: "Die Familien der Krummhörn” (Ostfriesland) des 18. u. 19. Jahrhnunderts. Datenbankbeschreibung. Gießen, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 18 | Registration Date: 2016-09-21