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BRUNS, Angela
BORN: May 11, 1838, Gross Berssen (parish in Klein Berssen)
DIED: Mar 17, 1923, St Louis, MO, buried Sts Peter and Paul
PARENTS: Johan BRUNS
Gesina LOXEN
EMIGRATION: 1860 - arrived Baltimore Oct 26, 1860 on the ship Schiller
BRUNS, Angela, 22, Hannover to St Louis
listed just after Heinrich FRERKES 26
Emigration index, Osnabrueck: A A BRUNS, age 14+, emgr from Berssen to St Louis in 1860
MARRIED: Bernard Heinrich FRERICKS his entry
marriage: Apr 11, 1861, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Angela's parents' names were on her marriage record in 1861at St Vincent de Paul parish. Her date of birth was on her MO death certificate. With that information she was found on a list of emigrants in the book Berssen - Ein Dorf im Emslan.d. Her entry in that book listed her parents' names, her date of emigration (Aug 20, 1860) and her exact date of birth, which was taken from parish records. Her second husband was named on her death certificate.

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BRUNS, Anna Adelheid
BORN: Mar 25, 1820, Lohne (parish in Schepsdorf)
DIED: Aug 3, 1893, Dysersville, Dubuque County, IA; buried St Boniface Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRUNS
Euphemia Maria BRUNS
EMIGRATION: 1845 - arrived New Orleans Dec 15, 1845 on the ship Leontine
EVERS, Gerh Joh 38, Lohne [Lahne] to Cincinnati
BRUNS, Anna Aldh 26, Lohne to Cincinnati
BRUNS [should read EVERS], Fen? Aldh 7, M Anna 5, Anna M 3
EVERS, Gerh H 28 Lohne to Cincinnati
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard EVERS his entry
marriage: Oct 24, 1837, Schepsdorf
CHILDREN: Euphemia Adelaide EVERS born 1839, Lohne, Schepsdorf
Maria Anna EVERS born 1841, Lohne, Schepsdorf
Anna Maria EVERS born Jun 24, 1843, Lohne, Schepsdorf
M Eliz EVERS born 1848, Cincinnati
M Angel EVERS born 1850, IA
A Cath EVERS born 1851, IA
Mary Angela EVERS born 1850, IA
Anna Marg EVERS born 1854, IA
Johan Gerhard EVERS born 1856, IA
Maria Agnes EVERS born 1868, IA
Anna Philomena EVERS born 1860, IA
NOTES: 1860 IA census, Dubuque County, New Wine twp
EVERS, John 52, Hannover
Anna 39, Hannover
Anna M, 18, Hannover
Elisabeth 12, Ohio
Angle 10, Cath 8, Marg 6, John 4, Agnes 2 all born IA
RESEARCHERS: Brian Dowd, Rita Cue, Anna Evers Spodnik, Edward Schanus and Dave who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Anna Adelheid's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in several WCdbs. That information was then verified in Schepsdorf parish records. Information about marriage, children and death was also from the WCdbs.

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BRUNS, Anna Helena
BORN: Sep 11, 1829, Aschendorf
DIED: Feb 2, 1898, Greene County, IL; buried St John's Cemetery, Carrollton
PARENTS: Herman BRUNS
Helena VOGT
EMIGRATION: 1857 - arrived Nov 9, 1857 on the ship Achilles
Anton GRUETER, 32, Hannover to US
Helena BRUNS 28, Ges 31, Hannover, were on same ship
  emigration index, Osnabarueck - Bruns, Anna Helena, no age, 1857 from Aschendorf to America
MARRIED: Anton GRUETER
marriage: Jan 26, 1858, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Elisabeth GRUETER born ca 1859, MO m. SCHNELTEN
Helena GRUETER born 1860, MO m. BRINKER
Henry GRUETER born 1863, IL
Wm GRUETER born 1865, IL
John GRUETER born 1867, IL
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St Louis index
KRUTHER, Anton 35
Helena 30, Elisabeth 1
  1880 IL census, St Clair County
GRUDDER, Anton 56, Prussia, farmer
Helena 51, Prussia
Helena 20, MO
Henry 17, Wm 15, John 13, all born IL
SOURCES:

Helena's date of birth was on her tombstone. Her probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry. Aschendorf parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Anna Helena. Her parents' names as noted above were taken from that record. Helena's marriage was at Sts Peter and Paul parish.

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BRUNS, Anna Margaretha
BORN: Jan 28, 1822, Teglingen (parish in Meppen)
DIED: Jan 16, 1909, buried St Francis Xavier Cemetery, Taos, Cole County, MO
PARENTS: Bernard Heinrich BRUNS
Maria Helena DULLE
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived Baltimore Sep 19, 1873 on the ship Ohio
Lambert LEIGERS 55, farmer from Germany to USA
Marg 52, Theresa 19, Henr 17, Adelheid 13
MARRIED: Lambert LEYGERS his entry
marriage: May 11, 1852, Bokeloh
CHILDREN: Maria Anna Theresa LEIGERS born ca 1855, m. TAUBE
Bernard Heinrich LEIGERS born ca 1857
Helena Adelheid LEIGERS born ca 1860 m CORTVIENT
NOTES: 1880 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp
LEIGERS, Lambert 60, farmer from Prussia
Margaret 59, Prussia
Henry 23, Prussia
SOURCES:

Margaretha's birthdate was on her tombstone. Her surname was known from the marriage records of their children in Taos, MO. Her husband's probable place of birth was known from a Helte, Bokeloh 1836census entry for someone of the same name and age. Bokeloh parish records were first checked for a marriage record, which supplied Margaretha's parents' names and her place of birth. Then Meppen parish records were then checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Anna Margaretha.

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BRUNS, Anna Margaretha
BORN: Nov 8, 1835, Gross Berssen (parish in Klein Berssen)
PARENTS: Johan BRUNS
Gesina LOXEN
EMIGRATION: 1863 - probably arrived N.Y. Aug 19, 1863 on the ship Neptun
Magar. BRUNS, 25, destination MO
MARRIED: (1) Johan Bernhard WUEBBEN (WOEBBEN) his entry
marriage: Nov 13, 1864, St. Louis, MO
(2) Johan Heinrich BRUNSEN his entry
marriage: Jun 28, 1869, St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: Maria Elisabeth BRUNSEN born 1871, IL
Francis BRUNSEN born1873, OH
John BRUNSEN born1875, OH
Mary BRUNSEN born1877, OH
Rosa BRUNSEN born1879, OH
  1870 IL census, St Clair County, tw 2, rg 6, Fayetteville
BRUSEN, Henry 30, Hannover, farmer
Margaret 33, Hannover
John 8, Anna 5, both born IL [one or both perhaps born Wuebben]
  1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
BRUNSEN, Henry 40, Wheel Maker, Hannover
Maggie 44, Hannover
Anna 14, IL (perhaps born Wuebben)
Francis 7, John 5, Mary 3, Rosa 6/12 all born OH
next dwelling
BRUNSEN, Ben, 45, wheelmaker, Hannover
Margaret 40, Hannover
  1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
BRUNSEN, Margaret, Nov 1835, Germany, wid, 5 of 9 children living, emgr 1863
Francis 26, John 25, Rosa 20, all born OH
2 dwellings away
BRUNSEN, Margaret, May 1841, Germany, wid, no children, emgr 1866
SOURCES: Anna Margaret's parents' names and her age were on her marriage record in 1864 at Sts. Peter and Paul parish. With that information she was found on a list of emigrants in the book Berssen - Ein Dorf im Emslan.d. Her entry listed her parents' names, her date of emigration (May 30, 1863) and her exact date of birth, which was taken from parish records. Details of her second marriage and her one child were taken from Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Meppen. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Claire County, IL.

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BRUNS, Anna Maria Helena
BORN: Nov 7, 1819, Teglingen (parish in Meppen)
DIED: Feb 2, 1900
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRUNS
Susanna DULLE
EMIGRATION: by 1880
MARRIED: Herman Heinrich ROSEN his entry
marriage: 1860, Bokeloh
CHILDREN: Anna Maria Agnes ROSEN born 1861, Teglingen, Meppen
NOTES: 1880 MO census, Cole County, Marion Twp
ROSEN, Henry 60, farmer, Hannover
Lena 61, Hannover
Agnes 20, Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Helena's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Dave Halm's WCdb. That information was then verified in Meppen parish records. Information abaout her husband, child and death was taken from the same WCdb.

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BRUNS, Anna Thecla
BORN: Apr 3, 1848 Gross Berssen
DIED: Sep 11, 1879, St Clair County, IL, buried St Libory
PARENTS: Johan Bernhard BRUNS
Gretha AHE
EMIGRATION: 1867 - arrived Baltimore Jun 7, 1867 on ship Leocadia
MARRIED: Johan Wilhelm NIEMANN his entry
marriage: Jul 1, 1867, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: Anna Gesina NIEMANN born 1867, IL
Maria NIEMANN born 1871, IL; died following year
Henricus NIEMANN born 1873, IL; died same year
Joh Herm NIEMANN born 1874, IL
Anna NIEMANN born 1878, IL, died Aug 1879
NOTES: 1880 IL census, St Clair, tw 1, rg 6
NIEMANN, William 35, father, Hannover
Cath 12, Herm 6, both born IL
SOURCES:

All information, except census, was found in Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Meppen. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL.

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BRUNS, Gerhard Herman
BORN: Dec 24, 1811, Schepsdorf
DIED: Jul 14, 1876
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich BRUNS
Euphemia Catharine GOSLING
EMIGRATION: 1835 - probably arriving Baltimore Aug 6, 1835 on the ship Elsie
Gerhard BRUNS, no age, peasant from Lohne
MARRIED: Anna Maria LUECKENHOFF (1819-59) born in Oelde, Westfalen
Apr 23, 1840
CHILDREN: Bernard Jos BRUNS born 1841, MO; died 1858
Elizabeth B C BRUNS born 1842, Westphalia MO, died 1903, m. ADRIAN
Henriette Eliz BRUNS born 1845, Westphalia MO
Catharine Marie F BRUNS born 1846, Westphalia MO, died 1916, m. DUBERT
Joseph Christian BRUNS born 1848, Westphalia MO m. McNEE
Margaret C H BRUNS born 1850, Westphalia MO, died 1889, m. HILKEMEYER
Maria Christina E BRUNS born 1852, Westphalia MO, died 1855
Maria Cath W BRUNS born 1856, Westphalia MO, died 1941, m. HAGEBOECK
Maria Bertha BRUNS (Sister Hedwig) born 1858, Westphalia MO, died 1954
SOURCES: Information about Gerhard Herman was taken from several sources - the family table on page 29 of the book Hold Dear as Always - Jette, A German Immigrant Life in Letters (U of MO Press, 1988) from Margaret Gentges' book Births and Baptisms in Osage County, Missouri and from Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika.

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BRUNS, Gerhard Herman
BORN: Aug 29/30, 1827 Teglingen (parish in Meppen)
PARENTS: Gerhard/Johan Herman BRUNS
Susanna DULLE
EMIGRATION: 1859 - arrived New Orleans Nov 5, 1859 on the ship Magdalena
Gerhard Herman BRUNS 32 to MO, Elisabeth LAMMERS 27
MARRIED: Maria Elisabeth LAMBERS her entry
marriage: Nov 21, 1859, St. Louis, MO
NOTES: 1839 census, Teglingen, Meppen
BRUNS, Joh Herm 58
DULLE, Susanna 47
BRUNS, Helena 10, Marg 8, Joh/Jos Gd 17, H H 13, Gd Herm 11, Bernard 5
SOURCES: Gerhard Herman's parents' names were on his marriage record at St. Joseph parish. His approximate date and probable place of birth were known from his family's entry on the 1839 census for Teglingen. The Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding entry for Gerhard Herman was found there. Emigration information was taken from the passenger list of the ship Magdalena on microfilm.

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BRUNS, Helena Margarethe
BORN: Jan 22, 1820, Schwefingen (parish in Meppen)
PARENTS: Herman BRUNS
Adelheid VOSS
EMIGRATION: by 1852
MARRIED: Joannes DIEKNEITE
marriage: 1852, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Anna DIEKNEITE born 1859, MO
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St. Louis index, ward 10, p.828
Digmtee, John, 40, Margaret 40, Anna 01
SOURCES: Margaret's parents' names were on her marriage record at St Joseph parish. Her probable year of birth was known from her age on the 1860 census and her probable place of birth because a brother was known to have been born in Schwefingen. Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding entry found there for Helena Margaretha.

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BRUNS, Herman Heinrich
BORN: Apr 15, 1840, Ruehlertwist (parish in Twist)
DIED: Oct 7, 1925, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Bernard BRUNS
Anna Gesina VINDER
EMIGRATION: 1845
MARRIED: Maria Cath FORCK born in Germantown, Clinton Co, IL
CHILDREN: Herman Heinrich born 1889, Germantown, IL
Gerhard Heinrich born 1891, Germantown, IL
SOURCES: Herman Heinrich's tombstone in St Boniface Cemetery gave his date and place of birth. This information allowed him to be identified in the book Auswanderungsliste fuer die fruehere Pfarrgemeinde Twist in den Jahren 1838-1910 nach Amerika which also gave his parents' names and his year of emigration. The birth information  was then verified in Twist parish records. The children born in 1889 and 1891 were baptized at St Boniface parish and Herman Heinrich's wife's name and birthplace were taken from those records.

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BRUNS, Johan Bernard (Dr. Bernard)
BORN: Dec 22, 1798, Lohne (parish in Schepsdorf)
DIED: Apr 1, 1864
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich BRUNS
Catharina Euphemia GOSSLING
EMIGRATION: 1836 - arrived Baltimore Sep 19, 1836 on ship Ulysses
Dr B Bruns, age 36, farmer, with Mrs and child age 2, place of origin - Oelde
D Bruns, age 24, farmer, place of origin - Lohne
MARRIED: Henriette GEISBERG born 1813 in Oelde, Westfalen
marriage: May 14, 1832, probably in Westfalen
CHILDREN: Herm Ludwig BRUNS born 1833 Oelde, died 1872 MO, m. HOLTSCHNEIDER
Maximilian BRUNS born 1837, Westphalia, MO, died 1841, MO
Johanna Clotilda Euphemia BRUNS born 1839, MO, died 1841, MO
Rudolf Gerhard Johan BRUNS born 1841, MO, died 1841
Heinrich Gottfr Herm BRUNS born 1842, MO, died 1863 Mississippi
Euphemia A BRUNS born 1844, MO, died 1937 Jefferson City, MO, m. DECKER
Albert Chr BRUNS born 1845, MO, died 1851, MO
Adolph BRUNS born 1847, MO, died 1847
Ludwig David BRUNS born 1848, MO, died 1909 Alaska, m. SANDER
Ottilie Therese BRUNS born 1851, MO, died 1934, MO, m. HESS
Wilhelm Geo BRUNS born 1853, MO, died 1916 WA
NOTES: 1850 MO census, Osage County, p. 928
Bernhard BRUNS 51, Physician, from Germany
Harriet 47, Herman 17, both from Germany
Henry, 7, Effie 5, Albert 4, Lewis 2
SOURCES: Information about Dr BRUNS was taken from the family table on page 29 of the book Hold Dear as Always - Jette, A German Immigrant Life in Letters (U of MO Press, 1988) and from Margaret Gentges' book Births and Baptisms in Osage County, Missouri.

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BRUNS, Johan Bernhard
BORN: Oct 17, 1811, Holthausen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Apr 5, 1889, St Mary's, Butler Twp, Franklin County, IN; buried St Mary of the Rock Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard Heinrich BRUNS
Anna Maria Adelheid GEERS
EMIGRATION: by 1839
MARRIED: Maria Catharine WILMERS
marriage: Jun 18, 1839, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH
CHILDREN: Wilhelmina BRUNS born 1841, IN
Elizabeth BRUNS born 1842, IN
Henry 1844 BRUNS born, IN
Margaret BRUNS born 1846, IN
Bernard John BRUNS born 1847, IN
Herman Henry BRUNS born 1849, IN
Anthony BRUNS born 1852, IN
Frances BRUNS born 1854, IN
NOTES: 1880 IN census, Franklin County, Butler Township
BRUNS, John B 71, Hannover, farmer
Mary G 68, Hannover
Bernard 31, Agnes 23, Herman 30, Anthony 29
RESEARCHERS: Jayne May who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Johan Bernard's date and place of birth and parents' names were found in Jayne May's WCdb. That information was then verified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. Information about marriage, children and death was from the WCdb.

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BRUNS, Johan Bernhard
BORN: Dec 13, 1834, Teglingen (parish in Meppen)
DIED: Oct 18, 1923, Jefferson City, Cole Couunty, MO; buried St Peter Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRUNS
Susanna DULLE
EMIGRATION: 1866
MARRIED: Maria Adelheid SCHNIEDERS, wid Bernard JUNK
marriage: Aug 31, 1869 Taos, Cole County, MO
CHILDREN: Lena BRUNS born 1871, MO, marr Geo KNOLLMEYER
Anna BRUNS born 1872, MO
J Herman BRUNS born 1873, MO, marr M DULLE
NOTES: biographical sketch for Johan Bernard Bruns
  1880 MO census, Cole County, Jefferson City
BRUNS, John B 45, Prussia, merchant
Mary 46, Prussia
Lena 9, Anna 8, Herman 7, all born MO
SOURCES:

Bernard's date and place of birth were noted in a biographical sketch for him. Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him. His parents' names as noted above were from that record. His marriage was at St Francis Xavier parish.

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BRUNS, Johan Bernhard David
BORN: Apr 21, 1809, Lohne (parish in Schepsdorf)
DIED: Nov 3, 1857
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich BRUNS
Catharina Euphemia GOSSLING
EMIGRATION: In 1836 on the ship Ulysses
MARRIED: Christina BLOMBERG from Westfalen
marriage Sept 21, 1845
NOTES: 1850 MO census, Osage County, p 957
David BRUNS,42, from Germany, Christine 42, from Germany, no children listed with them.
SOURCES: Johan Bernhard David was mentioned in Margaret Gentges' book Immigrants to Osage County, Missouri and their Immigrant Ships. There was also an entry for him in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which gave exact date and place of birth, parents' names, and says that he emigrated on the ship Ulysses in 1836. The name of his wife was found  in the Gentges book and also in Mrs. Woodruff's book Marriage Records Osage County, Missouri, Book "A" 1841 - 1861. David's birth and marriage information was also liste in the Bruns family table p. 29 in Hold Dear as Always - Jette, A German Immigrant Life in Letters, U of MO Press, 1988

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BRUNS, Johan Bernhard George
BORN: Apr 24, 1794, Klein Fullen (parish in Meppen)
DIED: before Sep 1846 when his widow remarried
PARENTS: Johann Hermann BRUNS
Anna Margaretha BRAND (aka SCHLUETER)
EMIGRATION: 1845 - arrived New Orleans Dec 5, 1845 on the ship Astracan
Gehorg BRUNS 52 farmer from Holland
Maria O 42, wife, from Holland
John H 19, Maria M 17, Marg 13, Maria O 12, John H 8, Elisabeth 5, Gazena 0, all born Holland
  Twist emigration book - George BRUNS and Maria Adelheid emigrated from Nieuw Schoonebeck, Holland (Twist) in 1845 to Am with 6 children born 1827-41
MARRIED: Anna Maria Adelaide MUSS her entry
marriage: Jun 27, 1826, Twist
CHILDREN: Johan Heinrich BRUNS born 1827
Maria Gesina BRUNS born 1829
Margaretha BRUNS born 1832
Maria Adelheid BRUNS born 1835
Johan Herman BRUNS born 1838
Anna Maria Elisabeth BRUNS born 1841
Gasena BRUNS born 1845
NOTES: for remarried widow and children
1850 MO census, Cole County
John H HARKE 49, farmer from Germany
Mary A 46, Germany
Johan H, 12, Eliza 9, both born Germany
Lena STEVENS 9 , Cassina STEVENS 7, both born MO
John MOINS (MAYENS) 26 born Germany
Margaret 18 born Germany
note: the STEVENS child Cassina appears to be a STEVENS-SCHROER child
SOURCES:

George's approximate year of birth was known from his age (32) at marriage and his age on the passenger list of the ship Astracan. His parents and their place of residence were named on his marriage record. Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Bernard Georg. Marriage information, emigration date and information about the children was from the book Auswanderungsliste fuer die fruehere Pfarrgemeinde Twist in den Jahren 1838 - 1910 nach Amerika.

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BRUNS, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Jan 19, 1819 (baptismal date), Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: before Jan 1854 when his widow remarried in Calhoun County
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRUNS
Maria Adelheid SCHLEPER
EMIGRATION: by 1842
MARRIED: Maria Adelheid SIEMER her entry
marriage: Apr 1, 1842, St. Charles County, MO
CHILDREN: Maria BRAUN born 1842, IL
Hiram BRAUN born 1845, IL
Margaret/Catharine BRAUN born 1847, IL
Catharine BRAUN born 1851, IL; died 1900, m. POHLMAN
NOTES: 1850 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Precinct
BROWN, Henry 32 Germany
Mary E 34
Mariah 8, Hiram 5, Catherine 3 born Germany (Should be IL)
  for remarried widow and children
1860 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods Pct
BENSON (BEHRENS) Henry 45 Hanover
Adaline 42, Hanover
[BRAUN] Margaret 13, Catherine 9 both born IL
BEHRENS, Henry 6 IL (listed with POLEMAN in 1870)
FULLER, Hiram 30, Germany
BENSON Inghbud 25, Germany
RESOURCES: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this
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Henry's parents' names were on his marriage record at St Borromeo parish in Portage de Sioux.. His approximate year of birth was known from censuses. Because his wife had been born in Holte parish, that same parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Johan Heinrich.

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BRUNS, Johan Herman
BORN: April 4, 1816, Schwefingen (parish in Meppen)
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRUNS
Adelheid VOSS
EMIGRATION: 1847 - arrived New Orleans Mar 8, 1847 on the ship Von Vincke:
Joh Heinr BRUNS 31, from Schwefingen to St. Louis, with Angela 26, Joh Herm, 4, Adelheid 2
MARRIED: Angela HERMES
marriage: Oct 4, 1842, Meppen
CHILDREN: Johan Herman BRUNS born Dec 19, 1842, Schwefingen
Adelheid BRUNS born May 25, 1845, Schwefingen
Maria Adelheid BRUNS born 1847, St. Louis, MO; died 1848
Maria Carola BRUNS born 1849, St. Lous, MO
Johan Herman BRUNS born 1853, St. Louis, MO; died 1854
Maria Adelheid BRUNS born 1855, St. Louis, MO; died 1856
Johan Bernard BRUNS born 1857, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Johan Herman's wife's name was known from the baptismal records of his children at St. Joseph parish. Their marriage record was found in Meppen parish which supplied his parents' names. A corresponding entry was found for them in the emigration index in Osnabrueck saying they emigrated in 1847 from Schwefingen. Herman was found on the passenger list of the ship Von Vincke which gave his age. A corresponding birth/baptism record was found for him in Meppen.

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BRUNS, Johan Herman
BORN: Aug 14, 1823, Noedike (parish in Meppen)
DIED: Nov 22, 1883, Florissant, St Louis County, MO
PARENTS: Johan Theodore BRUNS
Anna Margaretha AHLERS (AHES, ALES)
EMIGRATION: by 1849
MARRIED: Gesina Adelaid BELLMAN her entry
marriage: Sep 18, 1849, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Johan Heinrich BRUNS born St. Louis, MO, 1851; died 1852
Maria Anna BRUNS born 1855, IL
Gerard Henry BRUNS born 1859 in Florissant, MO; died same year
M Cath BRUNS born 1862 in Florissant, MO; died before 1870 census
Elizabeth BRUNS born 1865, MO
Anna Helen BRUNS born 1868 in Florissant, MO
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St Louis County, St Ferdinand Twp
BRUNS, Hammond 39, Germany
Adeline 36, Germany
Mary 5, IL
  1870 MO census, St Louis County, Saint Ferdinand Twp
BRUNS, Herman 45, Hannover
Adeleide 43, Hannover
Elizabeth 5, Anna 2, both born MO
KOSTER, Mary, 2, MO
  1880 MO census, St Louis County, Saint Ferdinand Twp
BRUNS, Herman, 58, Prussia
Adaline 54, Prussia
Elizabeth 15, Anna 12, both born MO
RESEARCHERS: Russell Gaj who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Johan Herman's approximate year of birth was known from his age on censuses. His parents' names were on his marriage record at St Joseph parish. He was linked to other Bruns emigrants thought to have come from Noedike so Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Herman. Information about his children was from censuses, Russell Gaj's WCdb and St Joseph parish records. His death date was from Russell Gaj's WCdb

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BRUNS, Johan Herman
BORN: Jan 10, 1838, Nieuw Schoonebeek (parish in Twist)
DIED: Apr 13, 1920, Jefferson City, MO, buried St. Peter Cemetery
PARENTS: George BRUNS
Maria Adelheid MUSS (who married HACKE in 1849)
EMIGRATION: 1845 - arrived New Orleans Dec 5, 1845 on the ship Astracan
Gehorg BRUNS 52 farmer from Holland
Maria O 42, wife from Holland
John H 19, Maria M 17, Marg 13, Maria O 12, John H 8, Elisabeth 5, Gazena 0, all born Holland
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1850 MO census, Cole County
John H HARKE 49, farmer from Germany (Johan Herman's step-father)
Mary A 46, Germany
Johan H, 12, Eliza 9, both born Germany
SOURCES: Johan Herman's birthdate was on his tombstone. That allowed him to be identified in the book Auswanderungsliste fuer die fruehere Pfarrgemeinde Twist in den Jahren 1838 - 1910 nach Amerika which gave his place of birth and parents' names. That information was verified in the Twist parish records.

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BRUNS, Margaretha
BORN: Jun 3, 1832, Nieuw Schoonebeek (parish in Twist)
DIED: Feb 25, 1899, Cole County, MO, buried St Francis Xavier Cemetery, Taos
PARENTS: George BRUNS
Maria Adelheid MUSS (who married HACKE in 1849)
EMIGRATION: 1845 - arrived New Orleans Dec 5, 1845 on the ship Astracan
Gehorg BRUNS 52 farmer from Holland
Maria O 42, wife from Holland
John H 19, Maria M 17, Marg 13, Maria O 12, John H 8, Elisabeth 5, Gazena 0, all born Holland
MARRIED: Johan Bernard MAYENS
marriage: Mar 29, 1849, Taos, MO
NOTES: 1850 MO census, Cole County
John H HARKE 49, farmer from Germany (Margaretha's step-father)
Mary A 46, Germany
Johan H, 12, Eliza 9, both born Germany
Lena STEVENS, Cassina 7, born in MO
John MOINS (MAYENS) 26, Germany
Margaret 18, Germany
SOURCES: Margaretha's approximate year of birth was known from her age on the passenger list of the ship Astracan and on the 1850 census. That allowed her to be identified in the book Auswanderungsliste fuer die fruehere Pfarrgemeinde Twist in den Jahren 1838 - 1910 nach Amerika which gave her place of birth and parents' names. That information was verified in the Twist parish records. Margaretha's marriage was at St Francis Xavier parish.

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BRUNS, Maria Adelheid
BORN: Oct 21, 1821, Lohne (parish in Schepsdorf)
DIED: Feb 19, 1901, New Vienna, Dubuque County, IA;, buried St Boniface Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRUNS
Euphemia Maria BRUNS
EMIGRATION: by 1846
MARRIED: Gerhard Herman EVERS his entry
marriage: Sep 29, 1846, Cincinnati, OH, St John Baptist parish
CHILDREN: Anna Adelheid EVERS born 1848, OH
Marianna Philomena EVERS born 1851, IA
Johan Gerhard EVERS born 1854, OH
Heinrich Gerhard EVERS born 1855, OH
Maria Anna EVERS born 1858, OH
Herman Henry EVERS born 1862, OH
NOTES: 1860 IA census, Dubuque County, New Wine
EVERS, Gerhard 43, Hannover
Mary 37, Hannover
Menah 8, John 6, Henry 4, Jane 1, all born IA
NIHOUSE, Herman 28, Oldenburg
  1880 IA census, Dubuque County, New Wine
EVERS, Gerhard 62, Hannover, farmer
Mary A 59, Hannover
Henry 24, Elis 21 (his wife), both born IA
Adelhaide 5 mo, IA
next household [appears to be niece's family and the widowed sister-in-law]
JOHANNES, Henry 39, Oldenburg
Anny C 28, IA [EVERS]
Clemens 4, Clara 2, Bernadina 1, all born in IA
EVERS, Anny A, MotherL 60, Hannover
Mary 38, Hannover, sister
RESEARCHERS: Anna Evers Spodnik who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Maria Adelheid's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Anna Evers Spodnik's WCdb. That information was then verified in Schepsdorf parish records. Information about marriage, children and death was from the WCdb.

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BRUNS, Maria Adelheid
BORN: Aug 7, 1830, Gross Bawinkel
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich BRUNS
Maria (or Margaretha) Adelheid THOLLEN (DOHLEN)
EMIGRATION: 1846
MARRIED: Henry TIMER
marriage: Jun 13, 1848, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Maria Catharine TIMER born 1849, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Spouse's and parents' names were from marriage record at St. Joseph's parish. Birth date, parents' names and emigration year from Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. Child's baptismal record was St. Joseph's.

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BRUNS, Maria Angela
BORN: Aug 7, 1836, Holte
DIED: Nov 10, 1883, Jefferson City, Cole County, MO, buried St. Peters
PARENTS: Johann BRUNS
Maria Gesina MEST
EMIGRATION: by 1860
MARRIED: Herman Heinrich TIHEN (THIEN) his entry
marriage: Nov 13, 1860, Oldenburg, IN
CHILDREN: John Henry TIHEN born 1861; died 1940, KS
Elisabeth M TIHEN born 1862; died 1936, MO; m. B G VIETH
Anna Angela TIHEN born 1865; died 1945, MO; m. F W ROER
Maria Anna TIHEN born 1867; died 1938, MO; m. H C PETERS
Herman Bernard TIHEN born 1869; died 1933, KS; m. E M WATSON
John Francis TIHEN born 1871; died 1937, MO; m. A T BRENNEISEN
Joseph Peter TIHEN born 1873; died 1914; m. C RICHTER
Kathryn M TIHEN born 1875; died 1965, KS; m. V L WAGNER
Anna Margareta TIHEN born 1878; died 1964, MO; m. C M HILL
William A TIHEN born 1879, MO; died 1965, KS; m. M SISSON
No photo of Herman Heinrich Thien or Maria Angela Bruns exists but there is a photo of their five sons  taken in the 1890s probably.
NOTES: 1870 MO census, Cole County, Jefferson Twp, p. 203
TIHEN, Herman 37, from Prussia
Ang 34, from Prussia
Henry 8, Eliz 5 both born IN
Anna 3, Mary 2, Herm 1/12 all born MO
1880 MO census, Cole County, Jefferson Twp, p. 93
TIHEN, Herman 46, from Hannover
Ang 43, from Hannover
Anna 15, Mary 13, Herman 11, Joh 9, Jos 7, Cath 5, Maggie 2, Wm 1/2
RESEARCHERS: J Douglas Leith (jdleith@attbi.com) - a descendant
SOURCES: Most information for this emigrant was supplied by Douglas Leith. Maria Angela's birth information had been confirmed in Holte parish records.

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BRUNS, Maria Elizabeth
BORN: Jan 19, 1841, Nieuw Schoonebeek, Netherlands (parish then in Twist, Emsland)
DIED: Jan 16, 1925, buried Taos, Cole County, MO
PARENTS: George BRUNS
Maria Adelheid MUSS
EMIGRATION: 1845 - arrived New Orleans Dec 5, 1845 on the ship Astracan
Gehorg BRUNS 52 farmer from Holland
Maria O 42, wife from Holland
John H 19, Maria M 17, Marg 13, Maria O 12, John H 8, Elisabeth 5, Gazena 0, all born Holland
MARRIED: Herman Henry WEKENBOURG his entry
marriage: May 3, 1859, Taos, Cole County, MO
CHILDREN: Joh Wm WECKENBORG born 1860, Cole Co m. M STEGEMAN
Maria Adelaide WECKLENBERG born 1862, Cole Co, MO
Johan Herman WECKLENBOURG born 1866, Cole Co, MO
Herman Henry WEKELNBURG born 1870, Cole Co, MO
Maria Margaret WECKLENBOURG born 1873, Cole Co. MO
Johan Bernard WECKENBURG born 1875, Cole Co, MO
Johan Gerhard WECKENBORG born ca 1879, MO
NOTES: 1850 MO census, Cole County (online ftp page 34a)
John H HARKE 49, farmer from Germany
Mary A 46, Germany (born MUSS, widow of BRUNS)
Johan H, 12, Eliza 9, both born Germany
1880 MO census, Cole County, p. 101b
WECKENBORG, H H, 55, tailor from Prussia
Mary E, 40 wife from Holland
Jno Wm 20, Mary 18, Henn 14, Henry 10, Marg 7, Bernard 5, Jno Ger 1, all born in MO
SOURCES: Maria Elisabeth's birthdate was on her tombstone. Her name and date of birth corresponded to a child of Geroge Bruns and Maria Adelheid Muss listed in the book Auswanderungsliste fuer die fruehere Pfarrgemeinde Twist in den Jahren 1838 - 1910 nach Amerika. Her birth information was then verified in Twist parish records. Maria Elisabeth's marriage was at St Francis Xavier parish and her children were baptized at the same parish.

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BRUNS, Maria Gesina
BORN: Jul 24, 1824, Bakerde (parish in Herzlake)
PARENTS: Herman Gerhard BRUNS
Maria Helena JANSEN
EMIGRATION: by 1852
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard KNOLL his entry
marriage: Aug 24, 1852, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Maria Helena Angela KNOLL born 1853, St. Louis, MO; died 1854
Johan Albert KNOLL born 1855, St. Louis, MO; died 1860
Bernard KNOLL (twin) born 1857, St. Louis, MO,
Carl Bernhard KNOLL (twin) born 1857, St. Louis, MO
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St Louis
KENOLL, John 34, Hannover, laborer
Mary 36, Hannover
Charles 2, MO
SOURCES:

Maria's approximate year of birth was known from the 1860 census. Her parents were noted on her marriage record at St Joseph parish. Those parents were known to have resided in Herzlake parish so that parish's records on the Remme website were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Maria Gesina. Information about her children came from St Joseph parish records.

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BRUNSEN

BRUNSEN, Herman
BORN: May 1, 1843, Gr Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Feb 14, 1923, St Louis, MO
PARENTS: Johan Herman BRUNDSEN
Maria Adelheid DIRKES
EMIGRATION: 1866
MARRIED: unknown
probably never married; single at time of death
NOTES: 1852 census, Gross Stavern, Soegel
BRUNSEN, Johan Hm, 51, beerbte
Hm Hch 66, uncle
M Adl 48, wife
children: Hm Hch 22, Joh Bd 20, Joh Hch 13, Hm 10, Bd Wm 6
  1920 MO census, St Louis
Louisiana Ave
BLOOMS, Bernadine, 61, Hannover, wid, emgr unk
BRUNSEN Catharine, niece 31, MO, single
BRUNSEN, Herman uncle 76, Hannoer, single, emgr 1866
SOURCES:

Herman's date of birth and parents' names were noted on his MO death certificate. That allowed him to be identified on the 1852 census for Gross Stavern. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him.

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BRUNSEN, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Aug 26, 1836, Gr Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: 1880-1900, probably in Cincinnati
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich BRUNSEN
Anna Adelheid FICKER
EMIGRATION: 1853 - arrived New Orleans Dec 27, 1853, on ship New England
BRUNSEN, Heinrich, 17, laborer from Hannover, going to Ohio
with Maria BRUNSEN 21, dress maker
  emigration index Osnabrueck - Joh Hch Bruensen born Dec 29, 1839, son of Johan Heinrich Brunsen and Anna Adl Ficker, emgrated from Gross Stavern in 1853 to St Louis
MARRIED: Anna Margaret BRUNS her entry, widow of Joh Bd WOEBBEN
marriage: Jun 28, 1869, St. Libory, St Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: Maria Elisabeth BRUNSEN born 1871, IL
Francis BRUNSEN born 1873, OH
John BRUNSEN born 1875, OH
Mary BRUNSEN born 1877, OH
Rosa BRUNSEN born 1879-80, OH
NOTES: 1870 IL census, St Clair County, tw 2, rg 6, Fayetteville
BRUSEN, Henry 30, Hannover, farmer
Margaret 33, Hannover
John 8, Anna 5, both born IL [perhaps born WUEBBEN]
  1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
BRUNSEN, Henry 40, Wheel Maker, Hannover
Maggie 44, Hannover
Anna 14, IL [perhaps born WUEBBEN]
Francis 7, John 5, Mary 3, Rosa 6/12 all born OH
next dwelling
BRUNSEN, Ben, 45, wheelmaker, Hannover
Margaret 40, Hannover
  1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
BRUNSEN, Margaret, Nov 1835, Germany, wid, 5 of 9 children living, emgr 1863
Francis 26, John 25, Rosa 20, all born OH
2 dwellings away
BRUNSEN, Margaret, May 1841, Germany, wid, no children, emgr 1866
SOURCES:

Information about Henry's birth, parents, marriage and child born in 1871 were from Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Aschendorf/Huemmling. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL.

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BRUNSEN, Maria Adelheid
BORN: Aug 16, 1832, Gross Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: 1908 or 1910 in Colorado
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich BRUNSEN
Anna Adelheid FICKER (Maria Anna TOEBBEN in WCdb)
EMIGRATION: 1853 - arrived Dec 27, 1853, on the ship New England
BRUNSEN, Heinrich, 17, laborer from Hannover, going to Ohio
with Maria BRUNSEN 21, dress maker
MARRIED: Aloysius Michael DETTERMAN born 1829 Westfalen
marriage: Oct 28, 1856
CHILDREN: Michael DETERMAN born 1859
Helena Maria DETERMAN born 1861, OH
Veronica DETERMAN born 1863, OH
Aloysius Michael DETERMAN born 1865, OH
Catherine DETERMAN born 1867, OH
Adalaide DETERMAN born 1870, OH
Prudetiana Rose Marg DETERMAN born 1873, OH
Joseph Frz DETERMAN born 1876, OH
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
DIETERMAN, Alvis 50, Prussia
Mary 48, Hannover
Mary 19, Alvis 17, Veronica 15, Katie 12, Adeline 9, Gotentiane 7, Joseph 3, all born in OH
RESEARCHERS: Joanne Griffith who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Maria's date of birth and parents' names were noted in Joanne Griffith's WCdb. Her probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for her brother Heinrich with whom she emigrated. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her one day later than the date in the WCdb. Information about her husband, children and death was from the WCdb.

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