Was Anna from Belgium?

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I am an Arretz who is currently living in the U.S.  My father was born in Antwerp.  I was wondering about the origin of the Belgian Arretz family!
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Here you'll see 28 Arretz' currently in www.arch.be


The oldest one on that list is Guilielmus Arretz, born 03 June 1824 in Ratingen, Germany, parents Joannes Arretz and Margareta "Hältgen"

One of the first results for "arretz ratingen" in Google is:

Johann ARRETZ/Margaretha HÖLTGEN
University of Ulm
Name: Pauline Elisabeth Gertrud ARRETZ Born: 28 Jun 1827 at: Ratingen, Mettmann, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen Married: 25 Oct 1856 at: Died: 6 Jul ...

I hope that gets you started, good luck!




answered by Wim Verkist G2G1 (1.3k points)

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