I also come from an Oest-family. Here are some names: Georg Adolph Oest (b. 1737 in Ullerup Parish near Sonderborg, Denmark - d. 1781 in Kopenhagen, Denmark) his father Johann Georg Oest (b. 1687 in Friedrichsberg, Slesvig, Germany - 1747 in South Jutland, Denmark), He worked as a diakon in Ullerup Parish, married 1718 in Ullerup Parish to Christiana Kühl (1699-178?) his father Johannes Oest, Kaufmann in Friedrichberg, married to Dorothea Brun.