Today's Surname: Klefing
My 6th great grand aunt- Euphemia Jeckering (1711-1764) married Johann Klefing (1706-1750). They both were born, rasied and died in Germany.
While researching this name, I'm interested to find if this name made it to the United States!!
New York Passenger Lists: There were 3 names on this list- the name spelling varied:
Name Arrival Date Birth Year Departure Ethnicity
Johanna Klefing 14 Oct 1935 1908 Bremen, Ger. German
Julio Klefeng 03 Jan 1884 1863 Hamburg, Ger. German
Heini Kelfeng 25 Jul 1891 1868 Hamburg, Ger. German
Find a Grave:
I researched both the spellings that were on Ancestry.com:
Klefing: No Results
Klefeng: No Results
I thought there would at least be a couple!!!
I wasn't able to find much with this surname, unfortunately...