Are folks aware of the very active Irish Palatine mailing list. If not, may I recommend it. In recent weeks it has become extremely active, with many subscribers feeding in information, as well as the usual questions and answers. You don't have to get involved in the exchanges, but you may enjoy the experience of being immersed in the history that may encompasses the origin of your family name. Henrich Ludwig was amongst thousands of refugees from the German Pfalz who settled in Ireland in 1709. The name became Anglicised to Lodowick or Lodwick.
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