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BREER, BREHER, BREHR

BREHER, Anna Catharine
BORN: Feb 12, 1846, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Herman BREER
Margaretha KEMPER
EMIGRATION: by 1865
MARRIED: Heinrich ROBBERS (1843-86)
marriage: May 23, 1865, St. Louis, MO
NOTES: 1880 MO census, St Louis
ROBBERS, Henry 37, Prussia, whitener
Cathrine 33, wife, no place of birth mentioned
SOURCES:

Catharine's approximate year of birth was known from her age on the 1880 census. Her parents were named on her marriage record at St Joseph parish and were known to have been residents of Holte parish. That parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Anna Catharine.

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BREHR, Anna Margaretha
BORN: Mar 11, 1838, Herssum (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich BREHR
Helena CORDES
EMIGRATION: by 1864
MARRIED: Rudolph Anton KNIESE his entry
marriage: May 19, 1864, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Anna Margaretha's parents' names were on her marriage record at Sts Peter and Paul parish. Because her sister Anna Maria had been found on the Holte emigration list that parish's records were checked and a baptismal entry was found there for Anna Margaretha.

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BREHER, Anna Maria
BORN: Dec 26, 1806 (baptismal date), Holte
DIED: 1899, St Louis, MO; buried on Oct 17, 1899 at Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernhard BREHER
Gesina BAALMAN
EMIGRATION: by 1870
MARRIED: Rudolph BREHER
marriage: May 23, 1837, Holte
CHILDREN: Bernard Heinrich BREER born 1841, Vinnen
Johan Heinrich BREER born 1846, Vinnen
NOTES: 1870 MO census, St Lous
BREER, Henry 28, Hannover, works in brickyeard
Margaretha 24, Hannover
John 4/12, MO
Mary 64, Hannover
1880 MO census, St Louis, (both enumerations)
BREER, Henry 34/32, Hannover, Cement Mill/Cooper
Eliza 34/30, Hannover
Henry 6/5, Herman 4/2, both born in MO
BREER, Maria 73, born Hannover (only with them on 2nd enumeration)
SOURCES:

Maria's approximate year of birth was known from her age (30) at marriage, (93) at death, and her age on censuses. Her parents were named on her marriage record. Because her children were born in Holte parish, that parish's records were checked first for her marriage and then a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found at the same parish for Anna Maria.

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BREHR, Anna Maria
BORN: Jan 13, 1842, Herssum (parish in Holte)
DIED: Dec 12, 1932
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich BREHR
Helena KORDES
EMIGRATION: 1863
Holte emgr list - Maria Adelheid BREHER emigrated from Laehden, Holte in 1863 with sister Anna Maria
MARRIED: Johan Herman KOETTER his entry
marriage: May 24, 1864, St. Louis, MO
NOTES: 1870 MN census, Stearns County, Munson Twp (ancestry.com)
KOETTER, Herman 45, farmer, Hannover
Maria 28, Hannover
Helena 5, Kath 2, Heinrich 3/12 all born MN
1880 MN census, Stearns County, ed 100-09 (LDS online census)
KOETTER, Herman 50, MN [wrong place]
Mary 40, MN [wrong place]
Catherine 12, Henry 10, Mary 8, Maggie 5, Anna 4, all born MN
1900 MN census, Stearns County, Munson Twp (ancestry.com)
KOETTER, Hm, Feb 1827, Germany, m. 37, emgr 1858
Maria, Jan 1842, Germany, 8 of 10 children living, emgr 1864
Herman 19, Angela 15, both born MN
RESEARCHERS: Pam Drake who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database.
SOURCES: Anna Maria's month and year of birth were on the 1900 census and her birthdate was in Pam Drake's WCdb. Her age (22) and her parents' names were on her marriage record at Sts Peter and Paul parish. Her name was found on the Holte emigration list so that parish's records were checked and a baptismal entry was found for her there. Her death date was in the WCdb.

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BREER, Beranrd Heinrich
BORN: Sep 30, 1841, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Rudolph BREHER
Anna Maria BREHER
EMIGRATION: by 1869 - possibly arriving NY Sep 29, 1865 on the ship Republic
B H BREHER 23, farmer from Hannover to NY
MARRIED: (1) Margaretha SIEMER
marriage: Apr 8, 1869, St. Louis, MO
and possibly
(2) Maria A KNOLL
(groom was Bernard Hienrich, no parents named)
marriage: Sep 16, 1874, St. Louis, MO, St Anthony of Padua parish
CHILDREN: John BREER born 1869-70, MO
NOTES: 1870 MO census, St Lous
BREER, Henry 28, Hannover, works in brickyeard
Margaretha 24, Hannover
John 4/12, MO
Mary 64, Hannover
1880 MO census, St Louis
BREER, Bernhardt, 38, Prussia
Mary 26, Prussia
John 11, MO
SOURCES:

Heinrich's approximate year of birth was known from his age on censuses. His parents were named on his marriage in 1869 at St Vincent de Paul parish. Because his surname occurred in Holte parish, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Bernard Heinrich.

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BREER, Johan Bernard
BORN: Feb 7, 1842, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
DIED: Dec 2, 1892, St Louis, MO; buried Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Basilius BREER
Maria Gesina BREHER
EMIGRATION: by 1872
MARRIED: Caroline SCHAAP
marriage: Jun 14, 1872, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Lucas BREER born 1874, St Louis, MO
Bernard BREER born 1876, St Louis, MO
Heinrich J BREER born 1878, St Louis, MO (subject of bio-sketch)
Franz BREER born 1880, St Louis, MO
Marie BREER born 1882, St Louis, MO
Herman BREER born 1885, St Louis, MO
Caroline BREER born 1887, St Louis, MO
Anna BREER born 1889, St Louis, MO
Catharine BREER born 1892, St Louis, MO
NOTES: biographical sketch for Bernard's son Henry Breer (portion with info re Bernard)
  1880 MO census, St Louis
BREER, Barney 38, Hannover, dairy
Caroline 30, Hannover
Lukas 6, Bernard 5/3, Heinrich 2, all born St Louis, MO
Lukas 36, Wilhelm 30, both born Hannover, BroL (shoud be brother)
MOELLER, Catherine (other), 24, Hannover, servant
  1900 MO census, St Louis
BREER, Caroline, Aug 1849, Germany, wid
Frank 17, Mary 16, Caroline 12, Annie 10, August 8, Katharina 8, all born MO
Lucas, BrotherL, Oct 1845, Germany, no emgr info
SOURCES:

Bermard's date of birth was noted in his son's bio-sketch. His parents' names and probable place of birth was known from his brother Lucas who was listed with Bernard on the 1880 census. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Bernard one day earlier than the date in the bio-sketch. Information about his wife, marriage children and death was from the bio-sketch.

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BREER, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Nov 20, 1838, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Johan Herman BREHER
Anna Maria KEMPER
EMIGRATION: 1864
emigration index, Osnabrueck - Joh Hch BREER born Nov 20, 1838, Vinnen, son of Joh Hm BREHER and A Maria KEMPER, emgr from Holte in 1864
MARRIED: Regina LEMBECK her entry
marriage: Aug 25, 1868, St Louis
CHILDREN: Herman BREER born 1870, MO
Maria BREER born 1878, MO
Theodore (James) BREER born 1880, MN
Henry BREER born 1883, MN
Cath BREER born 1886, MN
Joseph BREER born 1889, MN
Lucas BREER born 1892, MN
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Stearns County
BRIEER, Henry, 41, Hannover, farmer
Regina 33, Hannover
Herman 10, Mary 2, both born in MO
  1900 MN census, Stearns County, Wakefield twp
BREER, Henry, Nov 1838, Germany, marr 31, emgr 1864
Regina, Jun 1847, Germany, emgr 1864
Herman 30, Theodor 19, Henry 16, Catharina 13, Joseph 11, Lukas 8, all born MN
SOURCES:

Heinrich's month and year of birth and year of emigration were noted on the 1900 census. That information allowed an entry for him to be identified in an emigration index which supplied probable place of birth and parents' names. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Heinrich. His parents' names as noted above were from that record.

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BREER, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Dec 21, 1846, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
DIED: in St. Louis, MO; Heinrich BREER was buried Sep 24, 1920, age 75, at Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Rudolf BREHER
Anna Maria BREHER
EMIGRATION: probably 1864
Emigration index in Osnabrueck - J H BREER, over 14, emigrated from Holte  in 1864 to St. Louis
MARRIED: Maria Elisabeth LAMPE
marriage: May 2, 1871, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Henry BREER born ca 1875, MO
Herman BREER born ca 1877, MO
Mary BREER born ca 1881, MO
Catharine BREER born ca 1884, MO
Elizabeth BREER born ca 1888, MO
Anna BREER born ca 1891, MO
Theresa BREER born ca 1894, MO
NOTES: 1880 MO census, St Louis (info from 2 enumerations)
BREER, Henry 34/32, Hannover, Cement Mill/Cooper
Eliza 34/30, Hannover
Henry 6/5, Herman 4/2, both born in MO
BREER, Maria 73, born Hannover (only with them on 2nd enumeration)
  1900 MO census, St Louis
BREER, Henry, Dec 1845, Germany, marr 28 yrs, emgr 1864
Elis Oct 1849, Germany, 7 of 8 ch living, emgr 1864
Henry 25, Herman 22, Mary 19, Katy 16, Eliz 12, Anna 9 and Theresa 6, all born MO
SOURCES: Johan Heinrich's age (23) and his parents' names were on his marriage record at Sts Peter and Paul parish. The emigration index in Osnabrueck listed a Heinrich BREER so that parish's records were checked and a baptismal listing for Johan Heinrich was found there.

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BREER, Lucas
BORN: Oct 26, 1844, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
DIED: Jan 16, 1929, St Louis, MO; buried Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Basilius BREER
Maria Gesina BREHER
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived NY Sep 29, 1865 on the ship Republic
BREHER, Lucas 20, farmer, Hannover to NY
emigration index, Osnabrueck - Lucas BREER, over age 14, emigrated from Holte to St. Louis in 1864
MARRIED: unknown (single at time of death)
NOTES: 1880 MO census, St Louis
BREER, Martin 38, Hannover, dairy
Caroline 30, Hannover
Lukas 6, Bernard 3, Heinrich 2, all born St Louis, MO
Lukas 36, Wilhelm 30, both born Hannover, BroL (shoud be brother)
MOELLER, Catherine (other), Hannover, servant
  1900 MO census, St Louis
BREER, Caroline, aug 1849, Germany, wid
Frank 17, Mary 16, Caroline 12, Annie 10, August 8, Katharina 8, all born MO
Lucas, BrotherL, Oct 1845, Germany, no emgr info
SOURCES:

Lucas' date of birth and father's name were noted on his MO death certificate. His probable place of birth was known from an emgration index entry for him. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him.

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BREER, Thecla
BORN: Aug 30, 1852, Esterwegen (parish in Lorup)
DIED: Sep 8, 1930, Walker, Ellis County, KS
PARENTS: Ferdinand BREHER
Catharine BRAAKE
EMIGRATION: by 1886
MARRIED: (1) Ulrich THOLEN his entry
(2) William BERENS
CHILDREN: Ulrich G THOLEN born Aug 4, 1886, Walker, Ellis County, KS
NOTES: 1910 KS census, Ellis County, Walker
BERENS, Wm 54, Germany, 1st marriage
Theckla 58, 2nd marriage, marr 21 years, 3 of 6 ch living, year of emigration not noted
THOLEN, Ulrich G 23, KS, step-son
RESEARCHERS: Bill Murray who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect DB
SOURCES:

Thecla's date and place of birth was found in Bill Murray's WCdb. That information was verified in Lorup parish records. Information about her death, her first husband and child was taken from the WCdb.

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BREER, Thecla
BORN: Apr 12, 1860, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
DIED: Dec 28, 1930, St Louis, MO
PARENTS: Busse (Basilius) BREHER
Gesina BARTELS
EMIGRATION: 1884
MARRIED: Bernard J AHRENS
marriage: Oct 25, 1892, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Herman AHRENS born 1894, MO
George B AHRENS born 1895, MO
William B AHRENS born 1897, MO
Mary A AHRENS born 1898, MO
Anna G AHRENS born 1900, MO
NOTES: 1900 MO census, St Louis
Wharf Street near Missouri
AHRENS, Bernard, Nov 1863, Germany, marr 8 yrs, emgr 1884
Thekla, Apr 1860, Germany, 5 of 5 ch living, emgr 1884
Hm 6, Geo B 5, Wm B 3, Mary A 2, Anna G 1/12, all born MO
SOURCES:

Thecla's date of birth and parents' names were noted on her MO death certificate. Because her surname was known to have occurred in Holte parish, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her. Her marriage was at St Anthony of Padua parish.

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BREER, Uldaric (Ulrich, Alex, Olig, Elich)
BORN: May 21, 1833, Esterwegen
DIED: Feb 19, 1913, Franklin County, MO, Boles Twp, buried St Mary's Cemetery
PARENTS: John BREER
Ludmilla BRAAKE
EMIGRATION: 1859 - arrived Baltimore in Nov on the ship Gustav
Olig BRER 27, Esterwege to St Louis
  Emigtration index, Osnabrueck - Ulrich BREER over age 14, emigrated from Lorup in 1859 to St Louis
MARRIED: Adelaide WILKERSON
CHILDREN: John BREER born 1868, MO
Henry BREER born 1870-73, died in 1835, St Louis
Anna BREER born 1875, MO
Wm BREER born 1879, Moselle, MO; died 1929 Franklin County, MO
NOTES: 1880 MO census, Franklin County, Boles Twp
BREER, Ulrich, 44, Hannover
Adealide 40, Hannover
John 12, Henry 10, Annie 5, Wm 1, all born MO
  1900 MO census, Franklin County, Boles Twp
BREER, Ulrich, Feb 1834, Germany, wid, emgr 1860
Henry 27, Annie 25, both born MO
SOURCES:

Alex/Ulrich's date of birth and parents'names were noted on his MO death certificate. His month and year of birth and year of emigration were found on the 1900 census. His probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for him and the passenger list of the ship Gustav. Esterwegen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Uldaric 9 months earlier than the date on his death certificate and the 1900 census but with the parents named on his death certificate. His wife's surname is known from son Alex's MO death certificate.

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BREER, Wilhelm
BORN: Apr 21, 1849, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
DIED: Jan 5, 1926, St Louis, MO; buried Sts Peter and Paul parish
PARENTS: Basilius BREER
Maria Gesina BARTELS
EMIGRATION: by 1880
MARRIED: unknown (widower at time of death)
NOTES: 1880 MO census, St Louis
BREER, Martin 38, Hannover, dairy
Caroline 30, Hannover
Lukas 6, Bernard 3, Heinrich 2, all born St Louis, MO
Lukas 36, Wilhelm 30, both born Hannover, BroL (shoud be brother)
MOELLER, Catherine (other), Hannover, servant
SOURCES:

Wilhelm's date of birth and parents' names were on his MO death certificate. His probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for his brother Lucas. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him one month before the date on the death certificate.

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BREYMAN

BREYMAN, Johan Bernard
BORN: Mar 8, 1811 (baptism date), Papenburg
DIED: Oct 13, 1887, Toledo, Lucas County, OH; buried Forest Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard BREYMANN
Maria Anna SCHULTE
EMIGRATION: by 1843
MARRIED: Jane SELLERS
CHILDREN: George H BREYMANN born 1843, NY
William BREYMANN born 1845
Sarah BREYMANN
Harriet M BREYMANN
Emma Ashley BREYMANN born 1857, OH
John Bernard BREYMANN born 1858, OH
Eugene Stark BREYMANN born 1861, OH
NOTES: 1870 OH census, Lucas County, Toledo
BRYMAN, John 52, sail maker, place of birth unclear
Jean 40, Canada
George 26, Mary 19 (boarder), Charles 4, Emma 16, Hattie 14, John 12, Eugene, all born OH
  1880 OH census, Lucas County, Toledo
BREYMAN, John B Sr, 69, Hannover, sail maker
Jane 60, Canada
Emma 23, John B Jr 21, Steam Boat Captain, Eugene 19, all born OH
RESEARCHERS: John Leidy who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Johan Bernard's date and place of birth and parents' names were in John Leidy's WCdb. That information was then verified in Papenburg parish records. Infromation about death, wife and children was from the same WCdb.

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BRINK

BRINK, Herman Heinrich
BORN: Mar 31, 1851 Lehe (parish in Aschendorf)
DIED: May 10, 1917, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana
PARENTS: Herman Anton BRINK
Helen THESING
EMIGRATION: 1868-69
  emigration index Osnabrueck - Herman Heinrich BRINK born Feb 31, 1851, Lehe, emigrated in 1868
MARRIED: Margaret MILLER
marriage: Feb 5, 1878, Decatur, IN, St Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church
CHILDREN: Catherine BRINK born 1879, Allen County, IN
Anna M BRINK born 1880, Allen County, IN
Roman BRINK born 1883, Allen County, IN
Charles M BRINK born 1885, Allen County, IN
Joseph BRINK born 1887, Allen County, IN
Alois J BRINK born 1891, Allen County, IN
Marie Rose BRINK born 1895, Allen County, IN
NOTES: 1900 IN census, Allen County, Wayne Twp
BRINK, Henry H Mar 1851, Germany, marr 22 yrs, emgr 1869, carpenter
Margaret 47, IN, 5 of 7 children living
Anna M 19, Charles M 15, Joseph H 12, Aloysius 9, Marie R 4, all born IN
RESEARCHERS: Melvin Morris and others who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Henry's date of birth and parents' names were found in Mel Morris' WCdb. His probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for him. Aschendorf parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Herman Heinrich. Information about death, wife and children was from the WCdb.

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BRINK, Maria Anna
BORN: Jul 12, 1825, Clusorth (parish in Bawinkel)
DIED: Mar 17, 1909, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH; buried Old St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Theodor Joseph BRINK
Anna Maria MEER
EMIGRATION: 1854
MARRIED: Anton ELFERS
CHILDREN: Henry ELFERS born 1867, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
ELFERS, Anthony, Jan 1829, Germany, marr 42 yrs, emgr 1855
Mary A, Jun 1825, Germany, 1 of 1 ch living, emgr 1854
Henry, 33, OH
SOURCES:

Maria Anna's date of birth and parents' names were noted on her OH death certificate. Walter Tenfelde had an entry for her sister in his book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplie probable place of birth. Bawinkel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her.

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BRINKER, BRINKEL

BRINKER, Anna Margaretha
BORN: Feb 14, 1818, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
DIED: Aug 25, 1872, age 56, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Weneslaus BRINKER
Anna Margaretha KORTE
EMIGRATION: 1856 - arrived New Orleans Nov 3, 1856 on the ship Mississippi
Herman HOORMAN, 42, from Tinnen, with Anna Marg 40, Cath 9, Hermann 7, Margr 5
Holte parish emigration list - Herman HOORMAN emigrated in 1856 with wife and 3 children
MARRIED: Herman HORMAN his entry
CHILDREN: Catharine HOORMAN born ca 1847, Vinnen, Holte
Herman HOORMAN born 1849, Vinnen, Holte
Margaret HOORMAN born 1851, Vinnen, Holte; died 1861, St. Louis, MO, age 9
SOURCES: Margaretha's age and her husband's name were on her death record at St. Joseph parish. Her husband's name was found on the Holte parish emigration list and then a corresponding entry was found for them on the passenger list of the ship Mississippi. The records for Holte parish were checked because they would have been living there when they emigrated. An entry was found for her in the Holte baptism records which was just over a year later than her age on the passenger list and death record indicated. Her parents' names were taken from that record. Information about her children was from the passenger list of the Mississippi. The death record for the youngest child was at St. Joseph parish.

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BRINKER, Anna Margaretha Angela
BORN: Dec 13, 1857, Westrum (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: 1941, buried Breese
PARENTS: Heinrich BRINKER
Maria Anna ALBERS
EMIGRATION: by 1883
MARRIED: Bernard FELDMAN born IL
marr Oct 9, 1883, Breese, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Mary FELDMAN born 1885, IL; marr Wm FISCHER
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
FELTMANN, Gerhart, 46, IL, marr 18 yrs
Margaret, Mch 1860, 1 child, no emgr info
Mary, 15, IL
SCHONHOFF, Mary, adopted child, 10, IL
  1910 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
FELDMAN, Ben, 55, Germany, marr 1, marr 26 yrs, emgr 1879
Marg, 50, marr 1, 1 child, no emgr info
SCHOENHOFF, Anna, IL, 20, servant
  1920 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
FELDMAN, Bernard, 64, IL
Marg, 63, Germany, no emgr info
SCHOENHOFF, Mary, adopted, 30, IL
FISCHER, Wm 35, Germany, no emgr info
Mary 34, IL
Bd 7, Harry 5, Anna 1 7/12, all born IL
  1930 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
FISHER, Wm, 45, Germany, wid, marr 28, emgr 1892
Harry 15, Anne 11, Mary 9, Cornelia 7, Rita 4 or 1
FELDMAN, Marg, MotherL, 72, Germany, wid, marr 20
SOURCES:

Margaretha's approximate year of birth (1856) was known from her tombstone. Her parents' names were on her marriage record at St Dominic parish. Her sister, wife of Clem Schonhoff, had been born in Westrum, so Herzlake parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there also for Anna Margaretha Angela.

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BRINKER (BRINKEL), Anna Maria
BORN: Jul 4, 1832, Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: 1889, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI; buried St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernhard BRINKEL (BRINKER)
Margarethe Adelheid KOTTMANN
EMIGRATION: 1852 - arrived New Orleans Oct 28, 1852 on ship Columbia
Berend BRINKERS 47 from Amt Lingen to Galena
Grete Adelh 50, Anna Maria 20, Joh Herm 16, Gerd Herm 13
MARRIED: (1) Bernard RUNDE
marriage: Feb 8, 1853, Sinsinawa, WI
(2) Johan Heinrich HOPMANN his entry
CHILDREN: Margaret RUNDE born 1854, WI
Johan Bernard HOPMAN bo rn 1855, WI
Mary HOPMAN born 1859, WI
Cath HOPMAN born 1862, WI
Rosa HOPMAN born 1863, WI
Christina HOPMAN born 1865, WI
Eliz HOPMAN born 1865, WI
Theresa HOPMAN born 1870, WI
Henry HOPMAN born 1871, WI
NOTES: 1880 WI census, Grant County, Hazel Green twp
HOPPMAN, Henry 67, Prussia, farmer
Mary 47, Prussia
Bd 24, Mary 22, Kate 18, Christine 14, Eliza 14, Theresa 10, Henry 9, all born WI
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

This ID is not 100% certain but seems likely.
Anna Maria's husband's name and approximate year of birth were known from the 1880 census. The WCdb of Dave Halm supplied her surname which allowed an entry for her to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied date and place of birth and parents' names and emigration information.

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BRINKER, Anna Maria
BORN: Sep 18, 1835, Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Nov 18, 1908, Cook County, IL, buried St Boniface Cemetery, Chicago
PARENTS: Johan Bernard Ludwig BRINKER
Anna Maria WILMES
EMIGRATION: 1857 - arrived New Orleans May 25, 1857 on the ship Ocean
BRINKER, J B 52, Hannover to IL
M A 22, Marg 16, F Maria 14, Joh Hm 12
MARRIED: Herman Heinrich LOHEINRICH
CHILDREN: Frank LOHEINRICH born 1866, IA
John Herman LOHEINRICH born 1869, IL
Anna Maria LOHEINRICH born 1871, IL
Anton LOHEINRICH born 1873, IL
Elizabeth LOHEINRICH born 1876, IL
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Cook County, Chicago
LOHENRICH, Herman, Oct 1825, Germany, marr 46 yrs, emgr 1851
Mary, Sep 1835, Germany, 4 of 12 ch living, emgr 1853
Anton 26, Eliz 24, both born IL
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LOHENRICH, Frank 33, IA and his family
RESEARCHERS: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/l/o/h/Suzanne-Lohenry/index.html
webpage of Charles L Lohenry Family of Illinois
SOURCES:

Anna Maria's date and place of birth and parents' names were found in Dave's WorldConnect database, quoting the webpage Charles L Lohenry Family of Illinois. Birth information had been verified in the online Emsbueren parish Ortsfamlienbuch. Information about children and death was from the family webpage

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BRINKER, Anna Maria
BORN: Sep 4, 1843, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Johan BRINKER
Regina RIEDEMAN
EMIGRATION: probably 1850
Osnabarueck emigration index - Johan BRINKER emgrated in 1850 from Vinnen, Holte with wife and 5 children
MARRIED: (1) Johan BERENS born ca 1842, IL
marriage: Aug 18, 1863, St Louis, MO
(2) Henry BENTRUP born ca 1843, Prussia
marriage: Aug 12, 1879, Calhoun County, IL
CHILDREN: William BERENS born ca 1869, IL; died before 1880
Anna BERENS born ca 1872, IL
Herman BERENS born ca 1876, IL
William BERENS born ca 1878, IL
NOTES: listed with her sister's family:
1860 IL census, Calhoun County, #391
Hiram OSTERMAN 35, laborer from Hannover
Mary (BRINKER) 25 from Hannover
Maria 15, Caroline 11, from Hannover (BRINKER siblings)
John 1, IL (OSTERMAN)
John BRINKER 56
1870 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods Pct #17
BHERNES, John 28, farmer born in IL
Mary 25, Hannover
William 1, IL
Odetel 55
PHIN (PHEM) John W 22
1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods Pct #172
BANTRUP, Henry 37, farmer, Prussia
Mary 35, wife, Hannover
BARANS (Mary's children) Anna 8, Harmon 4, William 2 all born IL
BARANS Mary 60 boarder, from Prussia
all listed with the family of WIEGAND, Fredrick, 29, IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the inforamtion about this emigrant
SOURCES: Anna Maria's parents' names were from a document in Calhoun County. Her approximate year of birth was known from various censuses and her probable place of birth from an emigration index entry for her family. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding entgry found there for Anna Maria. Her first marriage was at Sts Peter and Paul parish and her second at St Joseph parish.

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BRINKER or BRINKEL, Anna Maria Theresa
BORN: Oct 15, 1846, Lohne (parish in Schepsdorf)
DIED: May 12, 1920, America
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRINKER or BRINKEL
Anna Adelheid BERNDSEN
EMIGRATION: 1874
first to IA, then SD, then Galion, Crawford County, OH
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard LUETTEL his entry
marriage: May 3, 1874, Schepsdorf
CHILDREN: An Mar LUETTEL born 1882, Petersburg, IA; marr Hy EILERS; died 1945, OH
NOTES: probably (although age off by 4 years)
1880 IA census, Delaware County, Colony Twp
LUTTLE, Gerhart, 27, Prussia
Annie M, 30, Prussia
Gerhart J 6, Herman H 3, both born IN
Joseph H 3/12, IA
SOURCES:

Anna Maria's approximate year of birth and husband's name were known from the 1880 census. That information allowed an entry for her to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied date and place of birth, parents' names, marriage information, date of death, year of emigration and various places of residence.

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BRINKER, Bernard Theodor
BORN: Jan 18, 1830, Beesten
DIED: Feb 9, 1916, Covington, Kenton County, KY; buried St John Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard Gerhard BRINKER
Anna Gertrud STUEMPEL
EMIGRATION: 1852
MARRIED: Elisabeth
CHILDREN: Annie BRINKER born 1874, KY
Mary BRINKER born 1874, KY
NOTES: 1900 KY census, Kenton County, Covington
BRINKER (BRANKER), Theo, Jan 1830, Germany, marr 42 yrs, emgr 1852
Eliz, Jan 1833, Germany, 4 of 8 ch living, emgr 1857
Annie 26, Mary 26, both born KY
SOURCES:

Theodor's date and place of birth were noted on his KY death certificate. That information was then verified in Beesten parish records which supplied parents' names. Information about emigration, wife and children was from the 1900 census.

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BRINKEL (BRINKER), Bernard Wilhelm
BORN: May 2, 1860, Lohne (parish in Schepsdorf)
DIED: Jan 29, 1899, Purcell, McClain County, OK
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRINKEL
Anna Adelheid BERNDSEN
EMIGRATION: 1885
MARRIED: unknown
marriage: 1890 in Petersburg, Deleware County, IA
SOURCES:

All information including death was found in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika.

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BRINKER, Euphemia Margaretha
BORN: Jul 10, 1840, Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Dec 15, 1910, Chicago, Cook County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Bernard Ludwig BRINKER
Anna Maria WILMES
EMIGRATION: 1857 - arrived New Orleans May 25, 1857 on the ship Ocean
BRINKER, J B 52, Hannover to IL
M A 22, Marg 16, F Maria 14, Joh Hm 12
MARRIED: Franz Michael KRINGS
marriage: Aug 19, 1862, Galena, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: Fred D KRINGS born ca 1877, IL
Frank KRINGS born ca 1878, IL
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Cook County, Chicago
KRINGS, Margaretha, Jul 1840, Germany, wid, 3 of 8 children living, emgr 1854
Fred D 23, Frank 22, both born IL
Fred 59, Germany, brother-L
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Euphemia Margaretha's date of birth, parents' names, husband's name, marriage information and death year were found in Dave Halm's WCdb. Her birth information was from the online Emsbueren Datenbank and was also found in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. Her place of death was noted in the online IL statewide death index.

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BRINKER, Euphemia Maria
BORN: Nov 5, 1842, Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Jo Daviess County, IL, buried St Mary's Cemetery, West Galena Twp
PARENTS: Johan Bernard Ludwig BRINKER
Anna Maria WILMES
EMIGRATION: 1857 - arrived New Orleans May 25, 1857 on the ship Ocean
BRINKER, J B 52, Hannover to IL
M A 22, Marg 16, F Maria 14, Joh Hm 12
MARRIED: Gottleib ENGELS
marriage: May 19, 1870, Galena, JoDaviess Co, IL
CHILDREN: Cecelia ENGELS born 1871, IL
John H ENGELS born 1876-77, IL
Adelaide ENGELS born 1879-80, IL
Henry J ENGELS born 1883, IL
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Jo Daviess County, West Galena
ENGELS, Euphemia, head, Sep 1842, Germany, wid, emgr 1857
John H 23, Addie A 19, Henry J 16, all born IL
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Euphemia Maria's date of birth, parents' names, husband's name, marriage information and place of burial were found in Dave Halm's WCdb. The birth information was from the online Emsbueren Datenbank and was also found in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika.

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BRINKER, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: Feb 10, 1846, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Lucas BRINKER
Regina SPRICK
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived New York, Sep 1865 on the ship New York
Brinker, L 49, Germany; R 48, children 18, 14, 7, initials difficult to read
  emigration index Osnabrueck - L Brinker emgr 1865 from Holte with several
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1870 MN census, Stearns County, Wakefield
BRINKER, Lukas 50, Hannover
Gerhard 23, Nicolaus 15, both born Hannover
SOURCES:

Gerhard's approximate year of birth and father's and brother's names were known from the 1870 census. A possible place of birth was known from an emigration list entry. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Gerhard and for his brother Nikolaus.

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BRINKER (BRINKEL), Gerhard Herman Joseph
BORN: Jan 20, 1852 Lohne (parish in Schepsdorf)
DIED: Jun 15, 1923, Ottawa, Putnam County, OH
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRINKER
Anna Adelheid BERNDSEN
EMIGRATION: 1872
MARRIED: Lucinda WEISER
marriage: Nov 27, 1883, Detroit, Wayne County, MI
CHILDREN: Mary BRINKEL born 1885, OH
Agnes BRINKEL born 1887, OH
Edie BRINKEL born 1889, OH
Henry BRINKEL born 1894, OH
Marguerite BRINKEL born 1896, OH
Francis BRINKEL born 1898, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Putnam County, Ottawa
BRINKEL, Joseph, Jan 1852, Germany, marr 17 yrs, emgr 1872
Lucinda, 40, OH, 6 of 7 ch living
Mary 15, Agnes 13, Edie 11, Henry 6, Marguerite 4, Francis 2, all born OH
WEISER, Sophia, Mother-Law, Jul 1819, Germany, wid, 7 of 7 ch living
SOURCES:

All information except census, wife and children was from Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika.

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BRINKER, Herman Heinrich
BORN: May 29, 1855, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: 1929, buried at St John's Cemetery in Carrollton, Greene County, IL
PARENTS: Andreas BRINKER
Aleid Catharine ROHE
EMIGRATION: 1878
MARRIED: Helena GRUETER
marriage: 1884, Greene County, IL
CHILDREN: Anton BRINKER born 1886, IL
Katie BRINKER born 1887, IL
Helena BRINKER born 1890, IL
Mary BRINKER born 1893, IL
George BRINKER born 1895, IL
John BRINKER born 1899, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, St Clair County, Twp not mentioned
BRINKER, Henry 25, Prussia, laborer
listed with family of Henry JANSEN 61
3 households away from Anton GRUDDER family
1900 Illinois, Greene County, Linder Twp
BRINKER, Henry, May 1855, Germany, marr 16 yrs, emgr 1878
Ellen, Dec 1860, MO, 6 of 7 children living
Anton 14, Katie 13, Halana 10, Mary 7, George 5, John 1, all born IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Herman Heinrich's month and year of birth were known from the 1900 census. His parents' names were known from either his marriage or death record. Because both of his parents surnames occurred in Holte parish, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for Herman Heinrich.

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BRINKEL, Herman Joseph
BORN: Apr 19, 1877 Lohne (parish in Schepsdorf)
DIED: May 26, 1958, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRINKEL
Anna Maria SCHOMAKER
EMIGRATION: 1893 - arrived NY Aug 17, 1893 on the ship Munchen
BRINKEL, Joseph, 16, Germany to Ottawa [Putnam County], OH
MARRIED: Magdalena
marriage: Apr 19, 1910, Custar, Wood County, OH
CHILDREN: James BRINKEL born 1911, OH
Cletus BRINKEL born 1913, OH
Ede BRINKEL born 1915, OH
NOTES: 1930 MI census, Wayne County, Detroit
BRINKEL, H Josph, 52, Germany, emgr 1894
Magdelena, 43, OH
James 19, Cletus 17, Ede 15, all born OH
SOURCES:

All information except census, children and ship was from Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika.

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BRINKER, Johan
BORN: Mar 15, 1804, baptized in Holte
PARENTS: Bernard BRINKER of Vinnen
Aleid MIDDENDORF
EMIGRATION: probably 1850
Osnabarueck emigration index - Johan BRINKER emgrated in 1850 from Vinnen, Holte with wife and 5 children
MARRIED: Regina RIEDEMANN her entry
marriage: Jan 30, 1834, Holte
CHILDREN: Maria Adelheid BRINKER born 1834, m. OSTERMAN and ALING
Anna Maria BRINKER born 1843, m. BEHRENS and BENTRUP
Regina BRINKER born ca 1848, m. PEHM
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Calhoun County, #391
Hiram OSTERMAN 35, laborer from Hannover
Mary (BRINKER) 25 from Hannover
Maria 15, Caroline (really Regina) 11, from Hannover (BRINKER siblings)
John 1, IL (OSTERMAN)
John BRINKER 56
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the inforamtion about this emigrant
SOURCES: Johan's probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for his family. Based on the birth information of his eldest daughter, a marriage record was found for him in Holte parish which gave his parents names and his age (28.) With that information a birth/baptism record was found for him in the same parish.

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BRINKER, Johan Gerhard
BORN: Feb 27, 1842, Gross Bawinkel
DIED: Jul 2, 1928, Versailles, Darke County, OH; buried St Joseph Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard BRINKER
Anna Maria Aleid HARDEN
EMIGRATION: 1866-67
MARRIED: (1) mother of his children
(2) Anna Helen SANTEL
CHILDREN: Rosie BRINKER born 1884, OH
John BRINKER born 1890, OH
Ann BRINKER born 1890, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
BRINKER, John G (John C), Feb 1842, Germany, marr 7 yrs, emgr 1866
Helena, Jun 1860, Germany, no children, emgr 1885
Rosie, 16, John 10, Ann 10, all born OH
  1910 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
BRINKER, Gerhard, 68, Germany, 2nd marr, 16 yrs, emgr 1867
Helen, 50, Germany, 1st marr, 4 of 4 ch living, emgr 1885
Annie, 20, OH, single
SOURCES:

Johan Gerhard's date of birth and parents' names were noted on his OH death certificate. That allowed an entry for him to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which noted his place of birth although that information did not come from Bawinkel parish records. So Bawinkel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Gerhard.

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BRINKER, Johan Herman
BORN: Jan 21, 1845, Spelle
DIED: Jun 26, 1914, Hamilton, Butler County, OH; buried St Stephen's Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich BRINKER
Catharina Adelheid FILMER
EMIGRATION: 1866
MARRIED: Catharine
CHILDREN: Edward BRINKER born 1879, OH
Josephine BRINKER born 1882, OH
George BRINKER born 1884, OH
Fred BRINKER born 1886, OH
Clara BRINKER born 1890, OH
Carl BRINKER born 1895, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Butler County, Hamilton
BRINKER, Herman, Jan 1845, Germany, marr 30 years, emgr 1866
Catherine, 39, OH, 9 of 11 ch living
Edw 21, Josephine 18, Geo 16, Freddie 14, Clara 10, Carl 5, all born OH
SOURCES:

Johan Herman's date of birth and parents' names were on his OH death certificate. That information allowed an entry for him to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied place of birth.

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BRINKER, Margaretha
BORN: Oct 7, 1840, Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Dec 15, 1910, Chicago, Cook County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Bernard Ludwig BRINKER
Anna Maria WILMES
EMIGRATION: 1857 - arrived New Orleans May 25, 1857 on the ship Ocean
J B BRINKER, 52, Hannover to IL
M A 22, Marg 16, F Maria 14, Joh Herm 12,
MARRIED: Franz Michael KRINGS
marriage: Aug 19, 1862, Galena, JoDaviess Co, IL
CHILDREN: John KRINGS born 1865, IL
Mary KRINGS born 1867, IL
Peter KRINGS born 1868, IL
Fred D KRINGS born 1877, IL
Frank KRINGS born 1878, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Cook County, Chicago
KRINKS, Francis 36, Prussia
Margaret 30, Hannover
John 5, Mary 3, Peter 2, all born IL
Frederick 30, Prussia
  1900 IL census, Cook County, Chicago
KRINGS, Margareth, Jul 1840, Germany, wid, 3 of 8 ch living, emgr 1854
Fred D 23, Frank 22, both born IL
Fred Brother-L, Mar 1841, Germany, emgr 1868
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Margaretha's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Dave Halm's WCdb and had been taken from the online Emsbueren Ortsfamilienbuch. Her marriage information and year of death were from the same WCdb. Date and place of death were from the Illinois statewide death index. Information about children was from censuses.

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BRINKER, Maria Adelheid
BORN: Nov 28, 1833, Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Aug 13, 1905, buried St Mary's Cemetery, West Galena Twp, Jo Daviess County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Bernard Ludwig BRINKER
Anna Maria WILMES
EMIGRATION: 1857 - arrived New Orleans May 25, 1857 on the ship Ocean
BRINKER, J B 52, Hannover to IL
M A 22, Marg 16, F Maria 14, Joh Hm 12
MARRIED: Anton KIRSCHBAUM
marriage: Jun 5, 1860, Galena, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: Wm J KIRSCHBAUM born 1863
Anna Maria KIRSCHBAUM born 1865
Anna Maria KIRSCHBAUM born 1867, IL
Maria Margaret KIRSCHBAUM born 1867
NOTES: 1900 IL Jo Daviess County, West Galena
KIRSCHBAUM, Jul 1832, Germany, marr 38 yrs, emgr 1857
Adeline, Nov 1834, Germany, 2 of 5 children living, emgr 1857
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Maria Adelheid's date of birth, parents' names, husband's name, marriage information, children's information and death information were found in Dave Halm's WCdb. The birth information was from the online Emsbueren Datenbank and was also found in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika.

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BRINKER, Maria Adelheid
BORN: Oct 25, 1834, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
DIED: Mar 8, 1884, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL, buried in St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan BRINKER
Regina RIEDERMANN
EMIGRATION: probably 1850
Osnabarueck emigration index - Johan BRINKER emgrated in 1850 from Vinnen, Holte with wife and 5 children
MARRIED: (1) Herman OSTERMAN
marriage: Dec 18, 1855, St. Louis, MO
(2) Herman ALING
marriage: Apr 6, 1880, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL
CHILDREN: John OSTERMAN born ca 1859, IL; died before 1870
Hiram OSTERMAN born ca 1867-68, IL
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Calhoun County, #391
Hiram OSTERMAN 35, laborer from Hannover
Mary (BRINKER) 25 from Hannover
Maria 15, Caroline 11, from Hannover (BRINKER siblings)
John 1, IL (OSTERMAN)
John BRINKER 56
1870 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods Pct, House 15/15
OSTERMAN, Hiram age 45 Born Hannover
Mary 35 born Hannover
Hiram 3 born Illinois
SEMAR, Henry 70
1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods pct, #178/178
Harmon ALING 48, farmer, Hannover
Mary A 45, Hannover
OSTERMAN, Harmon 12, IL, stepson, crippled
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the inforamtion about this emigrant
SOURCES: Maria Adelheid's parents' names were known from her death record and her marriage record, the first at St Vincent de Paul parish and the second at St Joseph parish. Her probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for her family and her approximate year of birth from various census entries. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding entry found there for her.

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BRINKER, Maria Anna
BORN: Sep 1, 1849, Westrum (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Mar 31, 1890, Aviston, Clinton County, IL, buried St Francis of Assisi Cemetery
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich BRINKER
Maria Anna ALBERS
EMIGRATION: by 1875
MARRIED: Clemens SCHONHOFF
marriage: Apr 13, 1875, Aviston, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Katie SCHONHOFF born ca 1878, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Sugar Creek Twp
SCHONHOFF, Clemenz 40, Germany, farmer
Mary B 28, Germany
Katie, 2, IL
SOURCES:

Maria Anna's parents' names were on her marriage at St Francis of Assisi parish. Her approximate year of birth was known from her age on the 1880 census and at death (42.) Because the birth/bapt record of a sibling had already been found in Herzlake parish, that parish's records were checked again and a corresponding entry was found there for Maria Anna.

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BRINKER, Maria Catharine
BORN: Dec 19, 1837, Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: 1918, buried Mar 1, 1918, St Boniface Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Bernard Ludwig BRINKER
Anna Maria WILMES
EMIGRATION: 1857
MARRIED: Heinrich F REUTER
marriage: Jun 5, 1860, Galena, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: Henry F REUTER born 1868, IL
Anthony REUTER born 1870, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Cook County, Chicago
RUETER, Henry 53, Germany
Catharine 42, Germany
Henry 13, Anton 10, both born IL
RESEARCHERS: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/l/o/h/Suzanne-Lohenry/index.html
webpage of Charles L Lohenry Family of Illinois
SOURCES:

Maria Catharine's date and place of birth and parents' names were found in Dave's WorldConnect database, quoting the webpage Charles L Lohenry Family of Illinois. Birth information had been verified in the online Emsbueren parish Ortsfamlienbuch. Information about children and death was from the family webpage

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BRINKER, Maria Catharine
BORN: Sep 28, 1849, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Lucas BRINKER
Regina SPRICK
EMIGRATION: 1865
MARRIED: Herman FLINT his entry
CHILDREN: Lucas FLINT born 1870, MN
Bernard FLINT born 1875, MN
Regina FLINT born 1878, MN
John FLINT born 1880, MN
Henry FLINT born 1882, MN
Nicholas FLINT born 1885, MN
Mary FLINT born 1888, MN
Elizabeth FLINT born 1891, MN
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Stearns County, Eden Lake
FLINT, Herman, 40, Pru, farmer
Catharine 32, Pru
Lucas 10, Barney 5, Ragen [Regina?] 2, John 3mo, all born MN
BRINKER, Lucas 65, FatherL, Pru
  1900 MN census, Stearns County, Eden Lake twp
FLINT, Herman, May 1825 [wrong], Germany, marr 33 yrs, emgr 1865
Katie Jan 1850, Germany, 8 of 11 ch living, emgr 1865
Barney 25, Regina 22, John 20, Henry 18, Nicholas 15, Mary 12, Lizzie 9, all born MN
SOURCES:

Maria Catharine's approximate year of birth and her father's name were known from censuses. Because her husband had been born in Holte parish, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her although the month did not agree with the one on the 1900 census. Her place of birth and mother's name were taken from that record.

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BRINKER, Maria Catharine
BORN: Dec 15, 1854, Westrum (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Aug 11, 1937, Aviston, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich BRINKER
Maria Anna ALBERS
EMIGRATION: by 1878
MARRIED: Johan Clemens KUHL his entry
marriage: Jul 16, 1878, Aviston, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Herman Clemens KUHL born 1880, IL
Anna KUHL born 1883, IL
Wilhemina KUHL born 1886, IL
Caroline KUHL born 1887, IL
Bernard KUHL born 1889, IL
Mary KUHL born 1892, IL
RESEARCHERS: Cathy Kuhl who has this emigrant in her online WorldConnect database.
SOURCES: Maria Catharine's approximate year and probable place of birth and her parents' names were known from an entry for her in Cathy Kuhl's WorldConnect database. Herzlake parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for her. Information about her death, her marriage at St Francis parish and her children was taken from the above-mentioned WorldConnect database.

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BRINKER, Maria Gertrud
BORN: Dec 14, 1807, Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: probably died between her arrival in the US in 1864 and the 1870 census when her son Bernhard (with whom she had emigrated) was listed with his family but without her.
PARENTS: Theodor NIEHOFF!
Euphemia WOLTERS
EMIGRATION: 1864 - arrived Baltimore Nov 8, 1864 on the ship Astronom
RAMKE, Bernhard 29, Hannover to Cincinnati
Maria 20, Bd ½
RAMKE, Maria 60, mother
Helena 17, Wm 27
RAMKE, Adl 17 is listed separately on the PL
MARRIED: Gerhard Heinrich RAMKE
marriage: 1828 in Emsbueren
CHILDREN: Euphemia Maria LEMKE/RAMKE born 1828, Elbergen, Emsbueren
Johan Bernard RAMKE born 1835, Herzford, Salzbergen
Wilhelm RAMKE born ca 1837, Germany
Gerhard Herman RAMKE born 1843, Beine, Lingen
Helena Adelheid RAMKE born 1847, Laxten, Lingen
NOTES: for son Johan Bernhard and his family
1870 IA census, Butler County, Dayton twp
REMKER, Barnert 34, Hannover
Krester 25, Hannover
Theodore 4, Bernard 1, both born WI
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm and John Mara who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Maria Gertrud's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in 2 WCdbs. That information was taken from an entry for her in the online Emsbueren Ortsfamilienbuch. Information about her children (except Wm) was from parish records. Wilhelm's year of birth was from the passenger list of the ship Astronom.

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BRINKER, Nicholas
BORN: May 4, 1855, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Lucas BRINKER
Regina SPRICK
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived New York, Sep 1865 on the ship New York
Brinker, L 49, Germany; R 48, children 18, 14, 7, initials difficult to read
  emigration index Osnabrueck - L Brinker emgr 1865 from Holte with several
MARRIED: Mary
CHILDREN: Lucas BRINKER born 1886, MN
Theod BRINKER born 1888, MN
Anton BRINKER born 1890, MN
Bernard BRINKER born 1893, MN
Gerhard BRINKER born 1895, MN
Herman BRINKER born 1898, MN
Elizabeth BRINKER born 1900, MN
NOTES: 1870 MN census, Stearns County, Wakefield
BRINKER, Lukas 50, Hannover
Gerhard 23, Nicolaus 15, both born Hannover
  for father and sister
1880 MN census, Stearns County, Eden Lake
FLINT, Herman 40, Prussia
Catharine 32, Prussia
Lucas 11, Barney 5, Ragen 2, John 3/12, all born MN
BRINKER, Lucas 65, father-in-law
  1900 MN census, Stearns County, Farming
BRINKER, Nick, May 1856, Germany, marr 15 yrs, emgr 1866
Mary 31, MN
Lucas 14, Theod 12, Anton 10, Barney 7, Gerhard 5, Herman 2, Lizzie 4/12, all born MN
SOURCES:

Nicholaus' approximate year of birth and father's and brother's names were known from the 1870 census. A possible place of birth was known from an emigration list entry. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Gerhard and for his brother Nikolaus.

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BRINKER, Regina
BORN: Aug 10, 1848, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
DIED: May 22, 1904, Calhoun County, IL, buried in St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan BRINKER
Regina RIEDEMAN
EMIGRATION: probably 1850
Osnabarueck emigration index - Johan BRINKER emgrated in 1850 from Vinnen, Holte with wife and 5 children
MARRIED: Rudolph PEHM his entry
marriage: Sep 6, 1864, Calhoun County, IL
CHILDREN: William PEHM born ca 1866, IL
Jane PEHM born ca 1871, IL
John PEHM born ca 1875, IL
NOTES: listed with her sister's family
1860 IL census, Calhoun County, #391
Hiram OSTERMAN 35, laborer from Hannover
Mary (BRINKER) 25 from Hannover
Maria 15, Caroline 11 (must be Regina), from Hannover (BRINKER siblings)
John 1, IL (OSTERMAN)
John BRINKER 56
1870 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods pct #19
PHIN, Ludolph 28, farmer from Hannover
Jennie 23, from Hannover
William 4 born in IL
1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwood prct #187
Rudolph PEHM 49, laborer from Hanover
Jane 33, from Hanover, William 14 born IL, Jane 9, John 5
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the inforamtion about this emigrant
SOURCES: Regina's parents' names were known from a document in Calhoun County. Her probable place of birth was known from an entry for her family in the emigration index and her approximate date of birth from census entries. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding entry found there for her. Her marriage was at St Mary's parish.

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BRINKMAN, Anna Margaretha Gesina
BORN: Feb 5, 1799 (baptism) Ksp Herzlake
DIED: 1853, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Menard BRINKMAN
Margaretha STENKEN
EMIGRATION: 1846 - arrived New Orleans Feb 28, 1846 on the ship Caspar
Joh Brh SAND, 44, from Flechum, Workman
Marg 46, Marg 14, Marianne 12, Maria Angela , 9, Maria Adelh 4
emigration index, Osnabrueck - Bd SAND 38, from Flechum, with wife Marg 38, and children Marg 14, Anna 12, Engel 10, Adl 5 emgr 1845 to Am
MARRIED: Johan Bernard SAND his entry
marriage: Jan 19, 1826, Haseluenne
CHILDREN: Anna Maria Cath Mg SAND born 1832, Flechum, Haseluenne
Maria Anna SAND born 1834, Flechum, Haseluenne
Maria Angela SAND born 1836, probably in Flechum, Haseluenne
Maria Adelheid SAND born 1841, Flechum, Haseluenne
NOTES: for wife and 3 daughters:
1850 MO census, St Louis
Margaretha SAND 54, Germany
Margaret 17, Mary 16, Adelheid 8
SOURCES:

Margaretha's age (26), place of birth and parents' names were noted on her marriage record in Haseluenne. Herzlake parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Anna Margaretha Gesina. Her death was recorded at St Joseph parish.

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BRINKMAN, Johan Bernard
BORN: May 28, 1860, Spahn (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Dec 28, 1927, St Louis County, MO; buried Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Wessel BRINKMAN
Helena SCHOMACKER
EMIGRATION: 1887
MARRIED: Anna Margaretha SCHLEPER her entry
marriage: May 11, 1886, Klein Berssen
CHILDREN: Annie M BRINKMAN born 1888, MO
Henry A BRINKMAN born 1890, MO
Nicholas BRINKMAN born 1892, MO
Mary H BRINKMAN born 1894, MO
Maria J BRINKMAN born 1897, MO
NOTES: 1900 MO census, St Louis
BRINKMAN, Bernard March 1860, Germany, marr 14 yrs, emgr 1887
Margartet, wife, Sep 1858, Germany, 6 of 6 ch living, emgr 1887
Annie M, 12, Henry A 10, Nicholas 8, Mary H 6, Maria J 3, all born MO
SCHLEPER, John, F Law, Dec 1826, Germany, wid, emgr 1887
SOURCES:

Bernard's date of birth and parents' names were noted on his MO death certificate. According to the 1900 census he had been married the year before he emigrated and his wife's brother was known to have been from Berssen so that parish's records were checked in its online Ortsfamilienbuch for a marriage record. That was found and supplied his date and place of birth. Soegel parish records were then checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Bernard.

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BRINKMAN, Johan Heinrich
BORN: May 8, 1823, Westrum (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: in St Louis, MO, buried Oct 23, 1891, age 68, Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Gerhard Wilhelm BRINKMAN
Maria Adelheid DOEBBER
EMIGRATION: 1842 - with family
Osnabrueck emigration index - G Wm BRINKMAN 52, emigrated from Westrum, Herzlake, in 1842 to America with wife M Adl 50, and 6 children: Maria 24, A Maria 21, Joh Hch 19, Joh Bd 15, Maria 11, Bd Hch 8
MARRIED: (1) Helena SIEVERS her entry
marriage: Nov 26, 1850, St. Louis, MO
(2) Mary Angela ROSEN her entry
marriage: Jan 7, 1869, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Adelheit BRINKMAN born 1852, MO
John BRINKMAN born 1859, MO
Henry BRINKMAN born 1865-67, MO
NOTES: 1870 MO census, St Louis
BRINKMAN, Henry 45, Hannover, laborer
Angela 44, Hannover
Adelheith 18, John 11, Henry 5, all born MO
  1880 MO census, St Louis
BRINKMANN, John 60, Prussia
Mary 53, Prussia
Henry 13, MO
SOURCES: Johan Heinrich's parents' names were on his marriage record at St Vincent de Paul parish. His approximate year and probable place of birth were known from his family's entry in the Osnabrueck emigration index. The Herzlake parish records were checked and a corresponding baptismal entry was found for him there. The second marriage, in 1869, was at St Francis de Sales parish. It appears to be for this Johan Heinrich Brinkman. Parents of the groom were Gerhard Brinkman and Mary A and one witness was G. Sievers.

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BRINKMAN, Thecla
BORN: Jan 28, 1839, Lahn (parish in Werlte)
DIED: Jan 25, 1880, Pike County, MO; buried St Clement Cemetery
PARENTS: Reinard BRINKMAN
Anna Maria WILKEN
EMIGRATION: 1863 - arrived NY, Aug 19, 1863 on the ship Neptune
BRINGMAN, Tecla 24, Hannover to MO
MARRIED: Johan Herman Theodore DETERS his entry
marriage: Aug 31, 1863, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Herman Leonard DETERS born 1866, Florissant, St Louis County, MO
John George DETERS born 1868, Florissant, MO
Henry DETERS born 1870, Florissant, MO
Herman Theodore DETERS born 1874, MO
Magdalena Ann Helen DETERS born 1876, Pike County, MO
Richard DETERS born 1878, Pike County, MO
NOTES: 1870 MO census, St Louis County, St Ferdinand twp
DATERS, Herman 30, Hannover
Theckla 31, Hannover
John G 3, Henry 2/12, both born MO
  1880 MO census, Pike County, Cuivre twp
DEADERS, Herman 40, Hannover, farmer
Tekla 41, Hannover
George 12, Herman 6, Ellen 4, Rhinott 1, all born MO
RESEARCHERS: Russell Gaj who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Thecla's date of birth was noted in the book St Clement Parish, Bowling Green, MO, Family of Faith 1871-1996. Her place of birth had been noted in an online query on RootsWeb.com posted by Claire Hayes in August 2005. Werlte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for her. Information about her husband, death and children was from the St Clement book and Russill Gaj's WCdb.

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BROCKEL

BROCKEL, Anna Maria Margaretha
BORN: Nov 22, 1827, Haseluenne
PARENTS: Johan Bernard BROCKEL
Margaretha KLEINE
EMIGRATION: 1848 - arrived New Orleans Jan 6, 1848 on the ship Itzstein & Welcker
B BROKEL 56, Blacksmith, Haselunne to NO
Margr 51, Elisab 21, Mariane 19, Heinr 14, Gertr 4, Franz 9
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard WOESTE his entry
marriage: Jun 26, 1849, St. Louis, MO
  After Johan Gerhard Woeste's death Anna Maria probably married Herman Brockman 1827-1900 who was buried in the same lot with Mary Brockman 1828-1902 and Anna Maria's son George Woeste.
CHILDREN: George WOESTE born Apr 18, 1860, St Louis; died 1923, MO
SOURCES:

Anna Maria's parents names were on her marriage record. Her approximate year of birth and probable place of birth were known from the passenger list of the ship Itzstein & Welcker. Haseluenne parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her. Information about her son was known from his MO death certificate.

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BROCKEL, Johan Franz
BORN: Sep 19, 1837, Haseluenne
DIED: 1888, St Louis, MO; buried Sep 22, 1888, age 51, Calvary Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard BROCKEL
Margaretha Helena KLEINE
EMIGRATION: 1848 - arrived New Orleans Jan 6, 1848 on the ship Itzstein & Welcker
B BROKEL 56, Blacksmith, Haselunne to NO
Margr 51, Elisab 21, Mariane 19, Heinr 14, Gertr 4, Franz 9
MARRIED: Josephine GIRARDINE (1845-1917)
CHILDREN: Emma BROCKEL born 1866
Mary BROCKEL born 1870
Joseph BROCKEL born 1874; died 1917
Florence BROCKEL born 1884; died 1887
NOTES: 1880 Mo census St Louis
BROCKER, Frank, 44, Hannover
J, 36, IL
Emma 14, J Mary 10, Joe 7, Adell 5, all born MO
SOURCES:

This ID is not 100% certain but is probable.
Frank's approximate year of birth was known from the 1880 census. This information corresponded to an entry for someone with his name on the passenger list of the ship Itzstein & Welcker which provided parents' names and probable place of birth. Haseluenne parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Franz. Supporting this ID is the fact that Johan Franz' sister Anna Maria Elisabeth (Mariane on the passenger list) also lived in St Louis and was buried in the same cemetery as Frank. Frank's wife Josephine's surname was known from her MO death certificate.

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BROCKEL, Johan Heinrich Caspar
BORN: Jan 22, 1834, Haseluenne
DIED: 1877, St Louis, MO; buried Nov 28, 1877, Calvary Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard BROCKEL
Margaretha Helena KLEINE
EMIGRATION: 1848 - arrived New Orleans Jan 6, 1848 on the ship Itzstein & Welcker
B BROKEL 56, Blacksmith, Haselunne to NO
Margr 51, Elisab 21, Mariane 19, Heinr 14, Gertr 4, Franz 9
MARRIED: unknown
SOURCES:

This ID is not 100% certain but is probable.
Heinrich's approximate year of birth was known from his age, 44, at death. This information corresponded to an entry for someone with his name on the passenger list of the ship Itzstein & Welcker which provided parents' names and probable place of birth. Haseluenne parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Heinrich Caspar. Supporting this ID is the fact that Heinrich was buried in the same lot with Johan Heinrich Caspar's sister Anna Maria Elisabeth (Marianne on the passenger list) and her two husbands.

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BROCKHOF

BROCKHOF, Carl Gregor Herman
BORN: Mar 13, 1830, Messingen
DIED: 1900, Cole County, MO, buried Jun 13, 1900, age ca 70, St FX Cemetery, Taos
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard BROOKHOF
Margaretha Helena BRUNS
EMIGRATION: by 1870
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1870 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp
Herman BRANT 46, Prussia
Sophie 41, Prussia
Mary 16, Eliz 2, both born MO
Charles BROCKHOFF, 39, laborer, Prussia
  1880 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp
BRAND Herm Hy 56, farmer from Prussia
Mary S 50, Prussia
Mary 21, Bern H 14, Elizabeth 11, Herman9, all born MO
BROCKHOF, Chas 48, born Prussia
  1900 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp
BRAND, Herman, 29, MO
Sophia, Aug 1828, Germany, mother, 8/2 ch, emgr 1870
BROCKHOFF, Charly, uncle, Jan 1830, Germany, no emgr info
SOURCES:

Carl's approximate year ofd birth was known from his age (70) at death and from his age on censuses. His probable parents and place of birth would have been the same as presumed sister Sophia with whom he was living 1870-1900. Messingen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Carl Gregor Herman.

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BROCKHOF, Maria Sophia
BORN: Aug 13, 1828, Messingen
DIED: Jan 28, 1901, Cole County, MO, buried St Francis Xavier Cemetery, Taos
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard BROOKHOF
Anna Margaretha Helena BRUNS
EMIGRATION: by 1855
MARRIED: Herman Heinrich BRAND his entry
marriage: 1855, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Mary BRAND born 1856-57, MO
Sophia/Mary BRAND born 1859, MO
Bern H BRAND born 1866, MO
Elisabeth BRAND born 1868-69, MO
Herman BRAND born 1871, MO
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St. Louis index
BRAND, Herman 36, Sophia 30, Mary 3, Sophia 1
  1870 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp
Herman BRANT 46, Prussia
Sophie 41, Prussia
Mary 16, Eliz 2, both born MO
Charles BROCKHOFF, 39, laborer, Prussia
  1880 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp
BRAND Herm Hy 56, farmer from Prussia
Mary S 50, Prussia
Mary 21, Bern H 14, Elizabeth 11, Herman9, all born MO
BROCKHOF, Chas 48, born Prussia
  1900 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp
BRAND, Herman, 29, MO
Sophia, Aug 1828, Germany, mother, 8/2 ch, emgr 1870
BROCKHOFF, Charly, uncle, Jan 1830, Germany, no emgr info
SOURCES:

Sophia's month and year of birth were known from the 1900 census. Her parents' names were on her marriage record at St Joseph parish. Siblings were known to been born in Messingen so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Maria Sophia.

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BROEKER

BROEKER, Maria Christina
BORN: Apr 11, 1863, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
DIED: Mar 31, 1922, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH
PARENTS: Johan Bernard BROEKER
Maria Christina GOLDSCHMIDT
EMIGRATION: 1870
MARRIED: Johan Bernard NIEMANN his entry
marriage May 2, 1888, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH
CHILDREN: Eda NIEMANN born 1889, OH
Alma NIEMANN born 1891, OH
Adelaide NIEMANN born 1894, OH
Frank NIEMANN born 1896, OH
Harry NIEMANN born 1898, OH
Joseph NIEMANN born 1900, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Columbia Twp
NIEMANN, Bernard, Mar 1860, Germany, marr 13 yrs, emgr 1885
Christina, Apr 1863, Germany, 6 of 6 ch living, emgr 1870
Eda 11, Alma 9, Adelaide 6, Frank 4, Harry 2, Joseph 2/112, all born OH
SOURCES:

Christina's month and year of birth and year of emigration were known from the 1900 census. That allowed an incomplete entry for her to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. Freren parish records were then checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Maria Christina. Her parents' names as noted above were from that record. Information about her marriage and death were from the Tenfelde entry

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BROMMELKAMP

BROMMELKAMP, Bernard Clemens
BORN: Apr 27, 1852, Messingen
DIED: May 25, 1948
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard BROEMMELKAMP
Maria Adelheid RENSMANN
EMIGRATION: 1881
MARRIED: Maria Christina MOELLER her entry
CHILDREN: Frances BROMELKAMP born 1882, IA
Ella BROMELKAMP born 1884, IA
Henry BROMELKAMP born 1886, IA
Minnie/Winnefred BROMELKAMP born 1888, IA
NOTES: 1900 IA census, Clayton County, Monona
BROMMELKAMP, Barney, Apr 1852, Germany, marr 19 yrs, emgr 1881
Christina, Nov 1854, Germany, 4 of 4 ch living, emgr 1881
Frances 18, Ella 16, Henry 14, Minnie 12, all born IA
  1910 IA census, Clayton County, Monona
BROMELKAMP, Barney, 57, Germany, marr 28 yrs, emgr 1881
Christina, 55, 4 of 4 children living, emgr 1881
Ella 26, Henry 23, Winnefred 21, all born IA
SOURCES:

Bernard's month and year of birth and year of emigration were noted on the 1900 census. That information allowed an entry for him to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which gave exact birth information, parents' names, emigration year and destination, wife's name and date of death.

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