Hi, Mr. Emke, My EMKE-ancestors came from the parish Emstek. (I believe Garthe or Drantum). I haven´t got my notices here. This location is not far from Lankum near Cloppenburg. Maybe (I´m not sure) that we have the same ancestors... You can mail me under Haesli3@yahoo.com I wish you always a good and a happy hunting! Lothar Grafe from Osnabrück Haesli3@yahoo.com PS: My EMKE-ancestors were born ´round 1750.