Maria Agnes Riepenhoff

b. 6 March 1817, d. 12 March 1900
     Maria Agnes Riepenhoff was born in Wallenhorst, Osnabrück, in Niedersachsen, Germany on 6 March 1817. She was the daughter of Franz Heinrich Riepenhoff and Anna Catharina Maria Osterfeld. On 12 March 1900 Maria died in Wallenhorst, in Osnabrück Niedersachsen, Germany at age 83.

Bernard Siefker

b. 12 May 1817, d. 26 November 1882
     Bernard Siefker was also known as Johann Bernard Siefker. He was born in Pye, Osnabrück, in Niedersachsen, Germany on 12 May 1817.1 He was the son of Joseph Rudolf Siefker and Maria Elizabeth Sanders. Bernard Siefker was baptized on 15 May 1817 in St. Alexander in Wallenhorst, Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, Germany. Godparents - Johann Henr. son of Coloni Offer, Bern. Henr. son of Col. Drees, Catharina Maria daughter of Col. Schöler.1 On 1 September 1836 Bernard Siefker immigrated from Wallenhorst, Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, Germany. He was sponsored by his brother, Joseph. "Johan Bernard, age 19, occupation = farmhand. Funds = 50 reichstaler." He was listed as Joseph Rudolph Siefker's brother on the 24 August 1850 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.2 Bernard Siefker was listed as Joseph Rudolph Siefker's brother on the 16 June 1860 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.3 Bernard was listed as a lodger living with Henry Drerup's household on the 8 August 1870 Census in Ottawa Township, Putnam, Ohio, USA. He is living next door to the Henry Siefer family. His occupation is given as blacksmith, his real estate is valued at $12400. Value of personal estate is $1040. His is listed as "insane" possibly Down's Syndrome or Alzheimers.. Bernard was listed as a hired hand in Henry Drerup's household on the 22 June 1880 Census in Ottawa Township, Putnam, Ohio, USA. Bernard Siefker, 60, a laborer is listed as insane..4 On 26 November 1882 Bernard died in Ottawa Township, in Putnam Ohio, USA at age 65. Report of Deaths in Putnam County, Ohio; Age is 65 years. Cause of death is palsy. He was buried on 28 November 1882 in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Glandorf, Ohio, USA. Listed in the Glandorf St. John the Baptist Church, Register of Deaths for 1882, Bernard Siefker, age 65.5

Citations

  1. [S320] Bistumsarchiv Osnabrück Germany, Kirchenbuch Sankt Alexander Wallenhorst 1811 -1899.
  2. [S5] 1850 US Census Putnam County, Ohio.
  3. [S6] 1860 US Census Ottawa Twnsp, Putnam County, Ohio.
  4. [S39] 1880 US Census Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.
  5. [S30] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, Ohio Burials.

Justus Herb

b. 25 May 1817, d. 29 June 1894
     Justus Herb was born in Wyhl, Freiburg, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany on 25 May 1817.1 He was the son of Heribert Herb and Rosa Blum. On Sunday, 26 January 1845 in Wyhl, in Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany at age 27, Justus Herb married Katharina Gotz.1 On 29 June 1894 Justus died in Wyhl, in Freiburg Baden-Württemberg, Germany at age 77.1

Citations

  1. [S149] Katholische Kirche Wyhl (A. Emmendingen), Kirchenbuch, 1679-1900 Wyhl Germany.

Johann Friedrich Rohenkohl

b. 14 June 1817
     Johann Friedrich Rohenkohl was born on 14 June 1817, in Hausstette, Vechta, in Niedersachsen, Germany. He was the son of Johan Frederick Rohenkohl and Anna Maria Gertrude Rieman. In 1839 in Minster, in Auglaize County, Ohio, USA Johann Friedrich Rohenkohl married Maria Catherine Fangmann, daughter of Johann Fangmann. Johann is the head of a family on the 18 November 1850 Census in New Vienna, in Dubuque County, Iowa.1 Johann is the head of a family on the 12 June 1860 Census in New Wein, in Dubuque County, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S345] 1850 US Census Dubuque County, Iowa.

Maria Angelina Knueven

b. 24 October 1817
     Maria Angelina Knueven was born on 24 October 1817, in Klosterholte, Haselünne, Emsland, in Niedersachsen, Germany.1 She was the daughter of Ludwig Hubert Knueven and Elizabeth Webering. Maria Angelina Knueven was named an heir in the will of Casper Anton Knueven dated 19 April 1832 in Klosterholte, Haselünne, Niedersachsen, Germany. She is listed as Ludwig Hubert Knueven's daughter on the 1836 Census in Haverbeck, Meppen, in Emsland County, Niedersachsen.2 On Saturday, 9 February 1839 in Bokeloh, Meppen, in Emsland, Niedersachsen, Germany, at age 21, Maria Angelina Knueven married Henry Sprenger.1 As of 9 February 1839, her married name was Maria Angelina Sprenger (Knueven).

Citations

  1. [S300] Email, Margret Berndzen to Sr. Dolores Brinkel, May 2007.
  2. [S301] Www.emslanders.com, Emslanders to the American Mid-West website.

Maria Anna Groesch

b. circa 1818
     Maria Anna Groesch was born circa 1818. On Monday, 12 May 1834 at die katholische Kirche in Neiderhausen, in Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Maria Anna Groesch married Josef Lambert Herb, age 31, son of Heribert Herb and Rosa Blum. As of 12 May 1834, her married name was Maria Anna Herb (Groesch).

Catherine Vogeding

b. 1818, d. 20 October 1886
     Catherine Vogeding was also known as Catherine Vogedes. She was born in Herzebrock, Gütersloh, in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany in 1818. She was the daughter of John Henry Vogeding and Maria Catherine (?) On Sunday, 27 November 1836 at St. John the Baptist in Glandorf, in Putnam County, Ohio, USA, Catherine Vogeding married Bernard Kolhoff. John Bernard Kolhoff to Catherine Vogedin.1 As of 27 November 1836, her married name was Catherine Kolhoff (Vogeding). Catherine was probably a free white female, age 20 and under 30, in Bernard Kolhoff's household, on the 1840 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.2 Catherine Vogeding is listed as Bernard Kolhoff's wife on the 1850 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.3 Catherine Vogeding is listed as Bernard Kolhoff's wife on the 12 June 1860 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.4 Catherine is the head of a family on the 1870 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Catharine 60, a widow, (she lied about her age) and her children:
Louisa 24, Kate 12, William 18, Joseph 10. Occupation = housekeeper Value of real estate = $1600. Value of personal estate = $481.5 Catherine is the head of a family on the 30 June 1880 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Catherine Kolhoff 62 a native of Prussia is living with daughter Catherine 22 and son Joseph 20. Occupation = Keeping house.6 On 20 October 1886 Catherine died in Ottawa Township, in Putnam Ohio, USA. Listed in the Glandorf St. John the Baptist Church, Register of Deaths for 1886, age 66.7

Children of Catherine Vogeding and Bernard Kolhoff

  • Arnold Kolhoff+ b. 18 Mar 1838, d. 1 Feb 1914
  • Anna Kolhoff
  • Henry Kolhoff
  • Anna Maria Kolhoff
  • Mary Louisa Kolhoff
  • George Kolhoff
  • Bernard Kolhoff
  • William Kolhoff
  • Catherine E. Kolhoff
  • Joseph Kolhoff

Citations

  1. [S17] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church - Marriages Glandorf, Putnam County, Ohio.
  2. [S38] 1840 US Census Putnam County Ohio.
  3. [S5] 1850 US Census Putnam County, Ohio.
  4. [S6] 1860 US Census Ottawa Twnsp, Putnam County, Ohio.
  5. [S1] 1870 US Census, Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County, Ohio.
  6. [S39] 1880 US Census Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.
  7. [S30] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, Ohio Burials.

Joseph F Rohenkohl

b. 1818
     Joseph F Rohenkohl was born in 1818, in Hausstette, Vechta, in Niedersachsen, Germany. He was the son of Johan Frederick Rohenkohl and Anna Maria Gertrude Rieman. He is listed in the census as Johan Frederick Rohenkohl's son on the 18 November 1850 Census in New Vienna, in Dubuque County, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S345] 1850 US Census Dubuque County, Iowa.

Baby Anselm

b. 10 April 1818, d. 10 April 1818
     Baby Anselm was baptized on 10 April 1818 in Altdorf, Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. No first name is given in the record.1 Baby died on 10 April 1818 in Altdorf, Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.2 He was the son of Anton Anselm and Mary Sabina Anselm.

Citations

  1. [S150] Katholische Kirche Altdorf (A. Ettenheim), Kirchenbuch, 1740-1900 Altdorf Freiburg Baden Germany.
  2. [S15] Altdorf Lineage Book, Ortssippenbuch Altdorf, Stadt Ettenheim, Ortenaukreis, Baden, Germany.

Johan Heinrich Lefken

b. 4 June 1818, d. 29 March 1888
     Johan Heinrich Lefken was born on 4 June 1818, in Glandorf, Osnabrück, in Niedersachsen, Germany. He was the son of Johan Henrich Lefken and Anna Catherina Elizabeth Rasche. On Tuesday, 10 January 1843 in Cincinnati, in Hamilton County, Ohio, USA at age 24, Johan Heinrich Lefken married Theresia Hundepohl, age 26. Johan is the head of a family on the 9 August 1870 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.1 Johan is the head of a family on the 22 June 1880 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.1 He died on 29 March 1888 in Glandorf, in Putnam Ohio, USA at age 69.

Children of Johan Heinrich Lefken and Theresia Hundepohl

Citations

  1. [S39] 1880 US Census Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.

Mary Margarette Daenninger

b. July 1818, d. 6 April 1904
     Mary Margarette Daenninger was born in July 1818, in Baden, Germany. She was listed on the passenger list of the Ship Albany to New York with Heribert Herb and Cecelia Anselm on 4 August 1843 They left Le Harve when Amalia Herb was three months old (May 1843) and arrived in New York August 4, 1843. Captain of the Albany was James Watson.1 On Monday, 23 February 1846 at Holy Angels in Sandusky, in Erie County, Ohio, USA, at age 27, Mary Margarette Daenninger married Fidelis Uhl, age 22, son of Melchior Uhl and Theresa Geiger. Witnesses were Michael and Rosa Uhl and William Omlar.2 As of 23 February 1846, her married name was Mary Margarette Uhl (Dindinger). Mary Margarette Daenninger is listed as Fidelis Uhl's wife on the 17 December 1850 Census in Perkins Township, in Erie County, Ohio.3 Mary Margarette Daenninger is listed as Fidelis Uhl's wife on the 10 August 1860 Census in Perkins Township, in Erie County, Ohio.4 Mary Margarette Daenninger is listed as Fidelis Uhl's wife on the 1 August 1870 Census in Perkins Township, in Erie County, Ohio.5 Mary Margarette Daenninger is listed as Fidelis Uhl's wife on the 8 June 1880 Census in Perkins Township, in Erie County, Ohio.6 Mary Margarette Daenninger is listed as Fidelis Uhl's wife on the 5 June 1900 Census in Perkins Township, in Erie County, Ohio.7 Mary Margarette Daenninger died on 6 April 1904 in Perkins Township, in Erie Ohio, USA at age 85.
Sandusky Register of April 7, 1904 reports "Mrs. Mary Uhl, wife of Fidelis Uhl, died at the family home at Uhl's corners, Perkins Township, at 6 o'clock Wednesday morning, aged 86 year. Mrs. Uhl had been ill for some time. She is survived by her aged husband and five sons and one daughter. The funeral will be held Friday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's church".8,9,10 She was buried on 8 April 1904 in St. Mary's Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio, USA.10

Children of Mary Margarette Daenninger and Fidelis Uhl

Citations

  1. [S12] Ship Albany; left Le Havre, France in May 1843 arrived in New York on Aug 4, 1843.
  2. [S444] Holy Angels Catholic Church - Marriages, Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio.
  3. [S68] 1850 US Census Perkins Twnsp, Erie County, Ohio.
  4. [S13] 1860 US Census Perkins Twnsp, Erie County, Ohio.
  5. [S66] 1870 US Census, Perkins Twnsp Erie County, Ohio.
  6. [S67] 1880 US Census, Perkins Twnsp Erie County, Ohio.
  7. [S73] 1900 US Census, Perkins Twnsp Erie County, Ohio.
  8. [S33] Rutherford B Hayes Library, Rutherford B Hayes Library Death Index for Northwestern Ohio, Mary Uhl, 86, wife of Fidelis, died in Perkins Twnsp. April 6, 1904.
  9. [S147] Sandusky Register.
  10. [S449] St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Mary's Catholic Church - Burials Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio.
  11. [S33] Rutherford B Hayes Library, Rutherford B Hayes Library Death Index for Northwestern Ohio.

John Rieman

b. 29 July 1818, d. 21 February 1896
     John Rieman was born in Krimpenfort, Vechta, in Niedersachsen, Germany on 29 July 1818.1 He was the son of John Rieman and Mary Elizabeth Schoene. He was baptized on 31 July 1818 in Sankt Gertrud in Lohne, Vechta, Niedersachsen, Germany. Godparents - Johan Henrich Rieman and Anna Maria Schoene.1 His baptism name was Johan Henrich Riemann. John Rieman emigrated with John Rieman and Mary Elizabeth Schoene in April 1832 from Vestrup, Vechta, Niedersachsen, Germany; The ship bringing the family to the U.S. landed in Baltimore. They traveled from Baltimore to Pittsburg on foot following a four mule team hauling their baggage. From Pittsburg, they traveled by boat to Cincinnati.2 John Rieman, Mary Elizabeth Schoene, Clementine Rieman, Mary Rieman and Maria Gertrud Rieman were included in the indenture agreement signed by John Rieman in Bremen, Freie Hansestadt Bremen, Germany, on 14 April 1832. John Herman Rieman signed an indenture agreement to his brother-in-law, Johan Frederick Rohenkohl, on 14 April 1832. "John Herman Reiman, his wife and four children are indentured to Mr. John Fred. Rohenkohl, for 80 Bremen dollars (64 Spanish dollars) at 5% interest." This was the cost of their passage from Bremen to Baltimore/Cincinnati.3 On Thursday, 4 June 1840 at Holy Trinity in Cincinnati, in Hamilton County, Ohio, USA at age 21, John Rieman married Clara Mehring, age 20, daughter of Bernhardt Heinrich Friederich Mehring and Maria Margaretha Bartel. The listing reads John Henry Riemann to Mary Clara Mehrig. The marriage was performed by Fr. Martin Henni. Witnesses Anna M. Mehring and M. Lefvie.4,5 John Rieman was naturalized on 24 September 1840 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA. He and Clara Mehring had 9 children. On 26 January 1843 in Ottawa Township, Putnam, Ohio, USA, he bought 80 acres, in section 18 of range one north, seven east (Ottawa Twnsp). from John Rieman, his father.6 John is the head of a family on the 20 August 1850 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. John ("Remon") 31 and Mary C. 29 with their children: John F. 9, Mary C. 7, Herman I. 4, Dinah 2. Value of real estate = $500. Farm was located in section 18 on the northwest edge of Ottawa Township, Putnam County.7 On 9 August 1856 he bought 40 acres in section 26 of Greensburg Township for $400. from John Bates of Cincinnati. Deed recorded Nov 10, 1856. On 30 October 1857 in Greensburg Township, Putnam, Ohio, USA, he sold 10 acres in section 26 for $150 to. John is the head of a family on the 13 June 1860 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Listed as J.H. Rieman, 42, from Oldenburg with wife, Clarissa, 40, from Hanover and their children (all born in Ohio): Francis 19, Herman 14, Henry 9, Diana 12, Mary 17, Anna 4. Also there is a Mary Rieman 14 listed next door with the Schlaters. Value of real estate = $2000. Value of personal estate = $500.8 On 5 June 1865 in Greensburg Township, Putnam, Ohio, USA, he bought 80 acres in section 16 for $104.80 from the State of Ohio. On 8 January 1868 in Greensburg Township, Putnam, Ohio, USA, he sold 20 acres in section 15 and 60 acres in section 16 to Frank Rieman. John is the head of a family on the 10 August 1870 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. John 52 and Clara 50 with their children: John 25, Henry 20, Anna 14, Agnes (Ignatius) 10. Value of real estate = $3700. Value of personal estate = $707.9 John is the head of a family on the 4 June 1880 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. John H. 62 and Clara 60 living with son Ignatius 19 and granddaughter Lena 13.10 He made a will in Glandorf, Putnam, Ohio, USA, on 6 July 1883. "I, John H. Riemann of Ottawa Township, County of Putnam and State fo Ohio, being..." Witnessed by J.W. Ellerbrock, J.H. Uphaus and Henry Jervers. Left the farm to his son, Ignatius, having settled land and money on the other children prior to his death..11 On 21 February 1896 John died in Ottawa Township, in Putnam Ohio, USA at age 77.12 He was buried on 24 February 1896 in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Glandorf, Ohio, USA.12
Biography: Per Wilhelmina Rieman Meyer they immigrated in 1832. According to family tradition, they landed at Baltimore and traveled to Pittsburg with a four mule team to haul their luggage. They then went down the Ohio River by boat to Cinncinati where they remained until 1837. They then relocated to Putnam County. The walk from Cincinnati to Glandorf took one week. They settled on property in section 18 of Ottawa Township, Putnam County.

Children of John Rieman and Clara Mehring

Citations

  1. [S343] Sankt Gertrud Lohne Germany Kirchenbuch, Sankt Gertrud Lohne 1683 - 1875.
  2. [S205] Reiman Meyer Family Stories, Narrated by Wilhelmina Rieman Meyer, 1948,.
  3. [S112] John Herman Rieman Indenture agreement, 14 Apr 1832.
  4. [S218] Hamilton County Probate Court, Hamilton County Probate Marriage Records 1808-1873.
  5. [S247] Joannem Henrium Riemann and Mariam Claram Meling, Marriages.
  6. [S101] Putnam County, Ohio Deeds 1840-1882 and general index 1830-1951 Putnam County Deeds.
  7. [S5] 1850 US Census Putnam County, Ohio.
  8. [S6] 1860 US Census Ottawa Twnsp, Putnam County, Ohio.
  9. [S1] 1870 US Census, Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County, Ohio.
  10. [S39] 1880 US Census Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.
  11. [S113] Will, John Henry Rieman, 06 Jul 1883.
  12. [S30] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, Ohio Burials.

Bernard Mersman

b. 7 August 1818, d. 10 July 1866
     Bernard Mersman was born in Hauenhorst, Steinfurt, in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany on 7 August 1818.1 He was baptized on 7 August 1818 in Sankt Dionysius in Rheine, Steinfurt, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. His baptism name was John Bernard Mersman. He was the son of Johan Gerhard Mersmann and Anna Catharina Rahmeier. He is listed in the census as an unknown person 's son on the 1840 Census in Cincinnati, in Hamilton County, Ohio.2 In 1841 Bernard Mersman immigrated from Rheine, Germanyto.3,4 On Wednesday, 27 May 1846 at St. John the Baptist in Glandorf, in Putnam County, Ohio, USA at age 27, Bernard Mersman married Julia Bockhold, age 17, daughter of John Bockhold and Eleanor (?).5 Bernard is the head of a family on the 19 August 1850 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Bernard 31 and his wife Julia 20 are living with their son, Gerhart, 1. Bernard's occupation is "merchant". Value of their real estate is $800. Both Bernard and his wife are natives of Germany.6 Bernard declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States on 30 December 1856.7 Bernard is the head of a family on the 11 June 1860 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Bernard 42 and his wife Julia 22 are living with their children: Bernard 7, Henry 5, and Joseph 2. Frederick ?, 18, a native of Baden is living with them. Bernard and his wife are natives of Prussia. Bernard's occupation is "merchant". Value of their real estate is $2000. Value of their personal property is $2000.8 "The Glandorf Woolen Mill located on the east side of South Main Street was established in 1865 by Bernard Mershman, William Ellerbrock, John H. Uphaus and in 1896 was owned by the firm of Ellerbrock, Uphaus & Co. superintended by George H. Uphaus. The Woolen Mills kept on hand or manufactured to order cloth, cashmere, jeans, blankets, satinets, flannels and knitting yarns. They sold for cash or in exchange for wool and tallow." A Glandorf Album by Michael E. Leach, pg 114 with photo. On 10 July 1866 Bernard died in Ottawa Township, in Putnam Ohio, USA at age 47. Listed in the Glandorf St. John the Baptist Church, Register of Deaths for 1866, age 48.9 He was buried on 10 July 1866 in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Glandorf, Ohio, USA.9

Children of Bernard Mersman and Julia Bockhold

Citations

  1. [S36] Rheine Germany Katholische Kirchenbuch, Kirchenbuch, Rheine Germany 1613-1854.
  2. [S583] 1840 US Census Hamilton County, Ohio.
  3. [S418] Wilfried von Brümmer, Auswandererliste Rheinenser.
  4. [S556] Frederick Ernst Hunsche, Auswanderungen aus dem Kreis Steinfurt.
  5. [S17] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church - Marriages Glandorf, Putnam County, Ohio.
  6. [S5] 1850 US Census Putnam County, Ohio.
  7. [S255] Putnam County, Ohio Declarations of Intent.
  8. [S6] 1860 US Census Ottawa Twnsp, Putnam County, Ohio.
  9. [S30] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, Ohio Burials.

Franciska Feldhake

b. 28 October 1818, d. 28 July 1888
1888 Franceska Feldhage Siefker
     Franciska Feldhake was also known as Franciska Feldhage. She was born in Höckel, Osnabrück, in Niedersachsen, Germany on 28 October 1818. She was baptized on 29 October 1818 in St. Katherina in Voltlage, Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, Germany. Godparents: Anna Elisabeth Overberg, Margaretha Elisabeth Schwierling and Heinrich Heidemann.1 Her baptism name was Maria Francisca Feldhage. She was the daughter of Johan Bernard Feldhake and Anna Adelheid Sall. Franciska Feldhake was listed on the passenger list of the Ship Maria Brandt to New York on 29 June 1837.2 On Monday, 4 September 1837 in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, USA, at age 18, Franciska Feldhake married Joseph Rudolph Siefker, age 25, son of Joseph Rudolf Siefker and Maria Elizabeth Sanders. Married by Doctor Frank Hoffman, Catholic Priest.3 As of 4 September 1837, her married name was Franciska Siefker (Feldhake). Franciska Feldhake is listed as Joseph Rudolph Siefker's wife on the 1840 Census in Perry Township, in Stark County, Ohio.4 Franciska Feldhake is listed as Joseph Rudolph Siefker's wife on the 24 August 1850 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.5 Franciska Feldhake is listed as Joseph Rudolph Siefker's wife on the 16 June 1860 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.6 Franciska Feldhake and Joseph Rudolph Siefker had 10 children. Franciska is the head of a family on the June 1870 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Frances 51, a widow, head-of-household, is living with her children John 26, a farmer; Joseph 24, George (Anthony?) 17, Elizabeth 14 and Lena 8. Value of real estate = $5000. Value of personal estate = $880.7 Joseph Siefker was one of the largest landowners in Putnam County. After his death, his widow, Franciska, worked to keep all the land in the family. Two of her sons are living on the home place in 1880. Franciska is the head of a family on the 15 June 1880 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Francisca, 63, occupation = keeping house. Living with son, Anthony (34) and daughter, Lana (19.)8 On 28 July 1888 Franciska died in Ottawa Township, in Putnam Ohio, USA at age 69.9 She was buried on 30 July 1888 in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Glandorf, Ohio, USA.9

Children of Franciska Feldhake and Joseph Rudolph Siefker

Citations

  1. [S282] Kirchenbuch, Sankt Katherina Voltlage Taufbuch (Bistumarchiv Osnabruck),.
  2. [S328] Ship Maria Brandt; left Bremen, Germany in 1837 arrived in New York on June 29, 1837.
  3. [S28] Stark County Probate, Marriage records, 1809-1916; marriage index, 1809-1972, FHL US/CAN Film 897622
    Marriage index, A-Z 1809-1858.
  4. [S2] 1840 US Census Stark County, Ohio.
  5. [S5] 1850 US Census Putnam County, Ohio.
  6. [S6] 1860 US Census Ottawa Twnsp, Putnam County, Ohio.
  7. [S1] 1870 US Census, Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County, Ohio.
  8. [S39] 1880 US Census Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.
  9. [S30] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, Ohio Burials.

Caroline Smith

b. 31 October 1818, d. 2 February 1840
     Caroline Smith was born in Herschweiler-Petersheim, Kusel, in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany on 31 October 1818. She was baptized on 1 November 1818 in Brücken (Pfalz), Kusel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. Margaretha Carolina Schmitt baptised November 1, 1818, Parents: Joannis Nicolai Schmitt and Mariae Eingieser, Roman Catholic.1 She was the daughter of Nicolaus Smith and Mary Eingieser. Her baptism name was Margaretha Carolina Schmidt. Caroline Smith was listed on the passenger list of the Ship Silvie de Grasse to New York with Nicolaus Smith and Mary Eingieser on 24 August 1835.2 On Sunday, 20 October 1839 at St. Alphonsus Liguori in Peru, in Huron County, Ohio, USA, at age 20, Caroline Smith married John Martin. John Martin to Miss Caroline Schmied.3,4 As of 20 October 1839, her married name was Caroline Martin (Smith). On 2 February 1840 Caroline died in Sandusky, in Erie Ohio, USA at age 21. She was buried on 4 February 1840 in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, USA. Her tombstone reads "Caroline Smith Martin (daughter of N and A.M. Smith) died Feb. 2, 1840, age 22 years."5

Citations

  1. [S26] Gefilmt durch The Genealogical Society of Utah, Kirchenbuch Brucken Germany 1741 -1959.
  2. [S327] Ship Silvie de Grasse; left Bremen in May 1835 arrived in New York on Aug 4, 1835.
  3. [S216] Huron County Probate Court, Huron County Probate Court Vital Records.
  4. [S456] St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Mission - Marriages.
  5. [S135] St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Sandusky, Ohio Burials,.

Johan Ernst Averesch

b. 7 December 1818, d. 22 March 1910
     Johan Ernst Averesch was born on 7 December 1818. In 1853, Johan Ernst Averesch married Maria Catherine Detmann. Johan is the head of a family on the 30 July 1860 Census in Pleasant Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. John 36 and Catherine E. 33 are living with their children John W. 5 and Catherine E. 2. John is a farmer. John and Catherine are from Hannover.1 Johan is the head of a family on the 20 July 1870 Census in Pleasant Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. John Avery 52 and Catherine 45 are living with their children, William 16, Kate 12, Mary 6 and Anna 4.2 On 22 March 1910 Johan died in Glandorf, in Putnam Ohio, USA at age 91. Buried in St. John's Glandorf, age 91 y, 3 m, 14 d.3

Children of Johan Ernst Averesch and Maria Catherine Detmann

Citations

  1. [S91] 1860 US Census Pleasant Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.
  2. [S92] 1870 US Census Pleasant Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.
  3. [S30] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, Ohio Burials.

Bernard Knueven

b. 20 December 1818, d. 19 November 1886
1870 Bernard and Maria Hueve Knueven
     Johan Bernard Knüeve was born in Klosterholte, Haselünne, Emsland, in Niedersachsen, Germany on 20 December 1818.1 He was baptized on 20 December 1818 in Klosterholte, Haselünne, Emsland, Niedersachsen, Germany. Godparents - Anton Knueven and Euphemia Maria Arling.1 His baptism name was Johan Bernard Knüeve. He was the son of John Bernard Eilard Knueven and Catherina Angela Arling. As of 1819, Bernard Knueven was also known as Barney Knueven. He is listed in the census as Catherina Angela Arling's son on the 1836 Census in Haverbeck, Meppen, in Emsland County, Niedersachsen. In June 1839Bernard Knueven immigrated from the Osnabruck region of Germany to Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA, per his declaration of intent dated 30 Nov 1853. Between July 1839 and 1845 Bernard Knueven was employed as a worker in a brick yard in Cincinnati.2 On 5 January 1841 in Pleasant Township, Putnam, Ohio, USA, he bought 40 acres in section 5 1S 7E (Pleasant Twnsp) for $160 from Theodor Myer.3 On Thursday, 30 October 1845 at Old St. Mary's Church in Cincinnati, in Hamilton County, Ohio, USA at age 26, Bernard Knueven married Anna Maria Hueve, age 19, daughter of Bernard Herman Hueve and Anna Maria Elisabeth Loebbers.1,4 On 5 December 1849 in Pleasant Township, Putnam, Ohio, USA, he bought 40 acres in section 15 for $150. On 8 December 1850 in Ottawa Township, Ohio, USA they bought 143 acres in section 18 of 1N 7E (Ottawa Twnsp) for $1500 from Bernard Herman Hueve.5 Bernard declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States on 30 November 1853.6 He and Anna Maria Hueve had 10 children. Bernard is the head of a family on the 14 June 1860 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Bernard 40 and his wife Mary 35 are living with their children: Elisabeth 13, Bernard 9, John 6, Henry 4, Joseph 2, Anna 6 months. Bernard's mother-in-law, Mary E. Hueve, 71, is living with them.7 Bernard is the head of a family on the 10 August 1870 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Barney Niffen 50 and Mary 46 from Prussia are living with their children: Barney 19, Henry 17, John 14, Joseph 12, Augustus 8, Dena 6 and Theodore 4. All the children were born in Ohio. Value of their real estate is $1100 and of their personal property $894. They are living next door to Henry Riepenhoff, 50 and his family.8 On 7 February 1871 in Liberty Township, Ohio, USA he bought 80 acres in section 20 for $842. Bernard is the head of a family on the 30 June 1880 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Bernard 60 born in Hannover, and his wife Mary 54 born in Prussia, are living with their children: Joseph 22, August 18, Dina 16, and Theodore 14.9 He made a will in Ottawa Township, Putnam, Ohio, USA, in 1881. At that time he owned 480 acres in three townships. On 19 November 1886 Bernard died in Ottawa Township, in Putnam Ohio, USA at age 67.10 He was buried on 21 November 1886 in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Glandorf, Ohio, USA.10

Children of Bernard Knueven and Anna Maria Hueve

Citations

  1. [S155] Sr. Dolores Brinkel SCL, A Tree Grew from Lohne.
  2. [S156] Kinder, History of Putnam County Ohio.
  3. [S431] Bernard Knueven Theodor Meyer, Deed 1841.
  4. [S248] Bernard Knufen and Anna Maria Hueve, Marriages.
  5. [S432] Bernard Knueven Bernard Herman Hueve, Deed 1850.
  6. [S255] Putnam County, Ohio Declarations of Intent.
  7. [S6] 1860 US Census Ottawa Twnsp, Putnam County, Ohio.
  8. [S1] 1870 US Census, Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County, Ohio.
  9. [S39] 1880 US Census Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.
  10. [S30] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, Ohio Burials.

Maria Catherine Detmann

b. 1819, d. 1889
     Maria Catherine Detmann was born in 1819; age at death = 70. In 1853, Maria Catherine Detmann married Johan Ernst Averesch. As of 1853, her married name was Maria Catherine Averesch (Detmann). Maria Catherine Detmann is listed as Johan Ernst Averesch's wife on the 30 July 1860 Census in Pleasant Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.1 Maria Catherine Detmann is listed as Johan Ernst Averesch's wife on the 20 July 1870 Census in Pleasant Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.2 Maria Catherine Detmann died in 1889 in Glandorf, Putnam, Ohio, USA. She is buried in St. John's Glandorf; age 70.

Children of Maria Catherine Detmann and Johan Ernst Averesch

Citations

  1. [S91] 1860 US Census Pleasant Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.
  2. [S92] 1870 US Census Pleasant Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.

Anna Maria Riepenhoff

b. 25 January 1819, d. 28 February 1895
     Anna Maria Riepenhoff was born in Wallenhorst, Osnabrück, in Niedersachsen, Germany on 25 January 1819. She was the daughter of Franz Heinrich Riepenhoff and Anna Catharina Maria Osterfeld. On 28 February 1895 Anna died in Wallenhorst, in Osnabrück Niedersachsen, Germany at age 76.

Anna Maria Neimann

b. 5 February 1819, d. 5 March 1820
     Anna Maria Neimann was baptized on 5 February 1819 in Bakum, Vechta, Niedersachsen, Germany.1 She was the daughter of Johan Casper Neimann and Anna Catherina Schoene. Anna Maria Neimann died on 5 March 1820 in Bakum, in Vechta Niedersachsen, Germany at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S29] Katholische Kirche Bakum, Kirchenbuch, Bakum Germany 1694-1875.

Franz Heinrich Riepenhoff

b. 4 March 1819
     Franz Heinrich Riepenhoff was born in Wallenhorst, Osnabrück, in Niedersachsen, Germany on 4 March 1819. He was the son of Bernard Heinrich Riepenhoff and Anna Catherina Adelheid Wellmann.

Anna Swartzengraber

b. 15 August 1819, d. 18 August 1877
     Anna Swartzengraber was born on 15 August 1819, in Fuchtorf, Warendorf, in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Circa 1845 Ohio, USA, Anna Swartzengraber married Johan Theodore Kuhlman, son of Johan Theodore Kuhlman and Anna Elizabeth Brokamp. As of circa 1845, her married name was Anna Kuhlman (Swartzengraber). Anna Swartzengraber died on 18 August 1877 in Glandorf, in Putnam Ohio, USA at age 58.

Children of Anna Swartzengraber and Johan Theodore Kuhlman

Gerhard Henry Wischmeyer

b. 19 September 1819, d. 22 June 1900
     Gerhard Henry Wischmeyer was born on 19 September 1819, in Welplage, Osnabrück, in Niedersachsen, Germany. He died on 22 June 1900 in New Cleveland, in Putnam Ohio, USA at age 80. He was buried on 25 June 1900 in Holy Family Cemetery in New Cleveland, Ohio, USA.1

Children of Gerhard Henry Wischmeyer and Anna Maria Bauming

  • Ferdinand Henry Wischmeyer
  • Mary Wischmeyer+ b. 13 Aug 1852, d. 1906
  • Caroline Wischmeyer

Citations

  1. [S138] Holy Family Catholic Cemetery New Cleveland Ohio,.

Clara Mehring

b. 11 November 1819, d. 23 May 1905
1900 Clara Mehring Rieman
     Clara Mehring was born in Hitzhausen, Ostercappeln, Osnabrück, in Niedersachsen, Germany on 11 November 1819 , daughter of Bernhardt Heinrich Friederich Mehring and Maria Margaretha Bartel. Clara Mehring was the daughter of Bernhardt Heinrich Friederich Mehring and Maria Margaretha Bartel. Anna Maria Clara Mering was baptized on 14 November 1819 in St. Lambertus in Ostercappeln, Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, Germany. Godparents = Maria Gertrud widow of Mehring, Clara Bartel, Everd Heinrich Seger.1 Her baptism name was Anna Maria Clara Mering. Clara could speak French fluently.2 She was listed on the passenger list of the Brig Neptune to New York with Bernhardt Heinrich Friederich Mehring and Maria Margaretha Bartel on 23 August 1836.3 On Thursday, 4 June 1840 at Holy Trinity in Cincinnati, in Hamilton County, Ohio, USA, at age 20, Clara Mehring married John Rieman, age 21, son of John Rieman and Mary Elizabeth Schoene. The listing reads John Henry Riemann to Mary Clara Mehrig. The marriage was performed by Fr. Martin Henni. Witnesses Anna M. Mehring and M. Lefvie.4,5 As of 4 June 1840, her married name was Clara Rieman (Mehring). Clara Mehring and John Rieman had 9 children. Clara Mehring is listed as John Rieman's wife on the 20 August 1850 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.6 On 24 May 1852 in Ottawa Township, Putnam, Ohio, USA,Clara Mehring received property from Gertrude Dieckmann, her step grandmother; a widow and resident of Auglaize County, Ohio, receives property from Gerhard Moening and deeds this property in section 29 of Ottawa Township to Clara and Henry Mehring.7 Clara Mehring is listed as John Rieman's wife on the 13 June 1860 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.8 Clara Mehring is listed as John Rieman's wife on the 10 August 1870 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.9 Clara Mehring is listed as John Rieman's wife on the 4 June 1880 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.10 Clara is the head of a family on the 11 June 1900 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio. Clara, 83, is living with son, Ignatius, and his family. Widowed. Had 9 children of whom 5 are living in 1900 (note that 6 were alive in 1860 census and Ignatius and Agnes had not yet been born.) She was listed as Ignatius Rieman's mother on the 11 June 1900 Census in Ottawa Township, in Putnam County, Ohio.11 On 23 May 1905 Clara died in Ottawa Township, in Putnam Ohio, USA at age 85. She was buried on 23 May 1905 in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Glandorf, Ohio, USA.12

Children of Clara Mehring and John Rieman

Citations

  1. [S441] Bistumsarchiv Osnabrück 12-08/102-2, Taufbuch Ostercappeln St Lambertus, Taufbuch Ostercappeln St Lambertus 1819/224 BAOS 12-08/102-2.
  2. [S205] Reiman Meyer Family Stories, Narrated by Wilhelmina Rieman Meyer, 1948,.
  3. [S325] Brig Neptune; left Bremen, Germany in June 1836 arrived in New York on Aug 3, 1836.
  4. [S218] Hamilton County Probate Court, Hamilton County Probate Marriage Records 1808-1873.
  5. [S247] Joannem Henrium Riemann and Mariam Claram Meling, Marriages.
  6. [S5] 1850 US Census Putnam County, Ohio.
  7. [S177] Gerhard Henry Mehring Gerhard Moening, Deed.
  8. [S6] 1860 US Census Ottawa Twnsp, Putnam County, Ohio.
  9. [S1] 1870 US Census, Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County, Ohio.
  10. [S39] 1880 US Census Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.
  11. [S40] 1900 US Census Ottawa Twnsp Putnam County Ohio.
  12. [S30] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, Ohio Burials.

John O'Donoghue

b. circa 1820
     John O'Donoghue was born circa 1820. Circa 1840 at Kanturk in Banteer, in Clonmeen, Cork, Munster, Ireland John O'Donoghue married Nora Murphy.

Child of John O'Donoghue and Nora Murphy

Henry Teders

b. circa 1820, d. before 1880
     Henry Teders was born circa 1820, Hannover, in Niedersachsen, Germany. He was the son of (?) Teders. Circa 1855 Ohio, USA Henry Teders married Elisabeth Kruse, daughter of (?) Kruse. Henry Teders died before 1880 in Allen Township, in Noble Indiana, USA.

Children of Henry Teders and Elisabeth Kruse

  • Bernard Teders
  • Frances Teders
  • John Henry Teders
  • Mary Teders
  • Elizabeth Caroline Teders+ b. 1864, d. 4 May 1934
  • Frank H Teders

Anna Maria Bauming

b. circa 1820
     Anna Maria Bauming was born circa 1820, in Welplage, Osnabrück, in Niedersachsen, Germany.

Children of Anna Maria Bauming and Gerhard Henry Wischmeyer

  • Ferdinand Henry Wischmeyer
  • Mary Wischmeyer+ b. 13 Aug 1852, d. 1906
  • Caroline Wischmeyer

Herman Henry Lampke

b. circa 1820
     Herman Henry Lampke was born circa 1820, Germany. On Monday, 8 January 1844 at St. John the Baptist in Glandorf, in Putnam County, Ohio, USA Herman Henry Lampke married Maria Gertrud Rieman, age 19, daughter of John Rieman and Mary Elizabeth Schoene.1 Circa 1855 in Putnam County, Ohio, USA Herman Henry Lampke married Mary Wilberts.

Child of Herman Henry Lampke and Mary Wilberts

Citations

  1. [S17] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church - Marriages Glandorf, Putnam County, Ohio.

Sylvester Kessler

b. circa 1820
     Sylvester Kessler was born circa 1820, in Koppel on the Rhine, in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Child of Sylvester Kessler

Henry John Schmiedebusch

b. 1820, d. 8 May 1900
     Henry John Schmiedebusch was born in 1820, Steinfurt, in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. On Thursday, 2 March 1843 at St. John the Baptist in Glandorf, in Putnam County, Ohio, USA Henry John Schmiedebusch married Elizabeth Catherine Maria Schulte.1 Henry John Schmiedebusch died on 8 May 1900 in Glandorf, in Putnam Ohio, USA.2 He was buried on 10 May 1900 in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Glandorf, Ohio, USA.2

Children of Henry John Schmiedebusch and Elizabeth Catherine Maria Schulte

  • John Henry Schmiedebusch
  • Maria Elizabeth Schmiedebusch
  • Anna Mary Catherine Bernadina Schmiedebusch
  • Anna Mary Catherine Schmiedebusch+ b. 13 Sep 1851, d. 2 Feb 1940
  • Frank Henry Schmiedebusch
  • William Anthony Schmiedebusch

Citations

  1. [S17] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church - Marriages Glandorf, Putnam County, Ohio.
  2. [S30] St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, Ohio Burials.