Mayor's office in Daaden

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The mayor Daaden was one of the nine Prussian mayors , in which the formed 1816 Altenkirchen in the administrative district of Coblenz was divided administratively. To the administrative district of the mayor's office belonged twelve communities, in which in 1817 a total of 3,591 inhabitants lived. The mayor's office was renamed Amt Daaden in 1927 .

Municipalities and localities

According to statistics from the years 1817, 1843 and 1861, the following municipalities and localities belonged to the mayorry:


The localities administered by the Daaden mayor's office belonged without exception to the County of Sayn-Altenkirchen until 1791 and already formed a coherent administrative and judicial district as the Friedewald office and the Daaden parish during the Saynian period . Exceptions to this were Herdorf and Schutzbach , each of which only partially belonged to the Friedewald office and the Daaden parish. The other part of the two villages belonged to the Freusburg office , Herdorf to the Kirchen parish and Schutzbach to the Gebhardshain parish . The parishes as a "pastoral unit" were also secular administrative units in the county, they exercised the lower jurisdiction . In terms of the church, the parishes in the County of Altenkirchen belonged to the Reformed denomination since the beginning of the 17th century ; later, Lutheran teaching was also allowed.

Sayn-Altenkirchen and thus the area of the later mayor Daaden came in 1791 in inheritance under Prussian rule and was 1803 Reichsdeputationshauptschluss the Principality of Nassau-Usingen awarded the 1806 Nassau Duchy came up. The territory of Sayn-Altenkirchen was assigned to the Kingdom of Prussia in 1815 at the Congress of Vienna and on the basis of a treaty concluded between Nassau and Prussia .

Which was under the Prussian administration 1816 Altenkirchen in the administrative district of Coblenz newly created, which was divided into nine mayors. The Daaden mayor's office, like all mayor's offices in the Rhine Province , was renamed “Amt Daaden” in 1927. In 1955 the municipality of Herdorf was spun off and made an official municipality. There were no further changes related to the territory of the Daaden Office until the formation of the Daaden Association in 1968.

Individual evidence

  1. Friedrich von Restorff : Topographical-Statistical Description of the Royal Prussian Rhine Province , Nicolai, Berlin and Stettin 1830, p. 698 ( Google Books )
  2. ^ Heinrich Wilhelm Ludwig Pauli : The government district of Coblenz, directory of all the localities of the government district after their division into communities, mayor's offices and districts , Coblenz: Pauli, 1817; P. 74 ( )
  3. Hölscher: Topographical-statistical overview of the government district of Coblenz , 1843, p. 15 ( )
  4. ^ Statistical news about the government district of Coblenz , 1861, p. 42 ( )
  5. ^ Daniel Schneider: The development of denominations in the county of Sayn in the ground plan , in: Heimat-Jahrbuch des Kreis Altenkirchen 58 (2015), pp. 74-80.
  6. ^ Heinrich Friedrich Jacobson : Der Prussische Staat: a clear presentation of its educational history of its legislation ... , 1854, p. 59 ( Google Books )
  7. ^ Hellmuth Gensicke : Landesgeschichte des Westerwaldes . 3. Edition. Historical Commission for Nassau, Wiesbaden 1999, pp. 486, 488; ISBN 3-922244-80-7