Emigration out of Schleswig-Holstein, 19th century
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To avoid a misunderstanding : "Accused (in 1880) of emigration ... " does not mean that the emigration was in 1880. It may have happened a decade earlier. It means exactly what it says: there was an accusation in that year. And it does not say that there were no other accusations in other years, either. Accusing someone and trying him for something could also be done without that person being present.
The list is in alphabetical order, but not so within a family-name. So if you look for Hinrich Kroeger, scroll to "Kroeger" and take a look at all the Kroegers you find in the first column. Your Hinrich may be listed there as Claus Hinrich or Hinrich Carl, for example.
"Umlaut" (diphthong) - ö = oe, ä = ae, ü = ue. C..
may be K.., K.. may be C..
There is a slight inaccuracy with the countries : where the record said "America", I substituted the USA, by habit. In a very few cases, maybe Canada or Mexico were the destination of emigration. Maybe even South America. My apologies. When no destination was given, I used the USA as a preset. I guess this will prove right in over 90 % of all cases. But this means that Australians, South Africans, and all other researchers will have to go by the emigrant's name rather than by the destination of his emigration given in my lists.
The years of birth were not always verified through cross-reference. Allow for errors.
Most of the applicants who were denied a permit for emigration will have found a way to leave the country, anyway. Few of those who were given a permit had second thoughts and stayed. Even fewer returned to Schleswig-Holstein for good, after having emigrated.
Abbreviations for countries are self-explaining or can be derived from the text itself.
Sources: printed media, information by fellow researchers, ancestral charts available in libraries and genealogical societies, correspondence, passenger lists, other relevant contemporary records of all sorts, and applications for permission for emigration. These applications were found in the Landesarchiv Schleswig, mainly in the sections there 57 - 60, 65.2, 80,168, and 309.