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DIEKER

DIEKER, Bernard Clemens
BORN: July 5, 1856, Baccum
DIED: Jan 28, 1872, buried St Libory parish cemetery, St Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Clemens DIEKER
Anna Aleid TIMMERWILKE
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived NY Oct 28, 1865 on the ship Fides
DICKER, Clemens 36, Lengen to St Louis
Anna Adelh 34, Agnes 12, Clemens 10, Heinrich 8, Caroline 6, Bernhard 1 1/4
MARRIED: never married - died age 16
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
DIERKER, Clements 37, Hannover
Adelite 35, Hannover
Clement 14, Caroline 13?, Henry 12, Bernard 7, all born in Hannover
FRANK 4, MARY 2, both born in IL
SOURCES:

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

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DIEKER, Caroline
BORN: Jun 5, 1836, Brockhausen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Jan 19, 1912; buried St Libory, St Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Herman Diedrich DIEKER gt ANGELBECK
Catharine Adelheid BUTTMAN
EMIGRATION: by 1861
MARRIED: (1) Johan Gerhard STOLTE died 1866
marriage: Jun 14, 1861, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
(2) Henry UHLHORN 1815-1868
marriage: Apr 21, 1868, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
(3) Bernard KINKELAAR 1848-1901, born Wehl/Gelderland
marriage: Jun 3, 1873, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: Anna Catharine STOLTE, born 1862, IL; died 1872
Maria Elis STOLTE, born 1863, IL; died 1865
Margaretha Caroline STOLTE, born 1866, IL
Theresia Adelheid UHLHORN, born 1869, IL; died 1887
Anna Catharine KINKELAAR, born 1874
Christina Louisa KINKELAAR, born 1875
Johan Gerhard KINKELAAR, born 1878, IL; died 1944
NOTES: 1870 IL census, St Clair County, Twp 2, Rg 6
ULHORN, Caroli, 34, Hannover
STOLTER, Gerod 11, Anna 2, Mary 7, Caroline 5
ULHORN, Teresa 1, IL
living nextdoor to Jerald and Christina KINCKLER
  1880 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
KINKLER, Bernhard, 30, MO
Karolina 42, Hannover
Anna 6, John 2, IL
STOLTE, Mary 16, Karolina 14, IL
UHLHORN, Thresia 11, Illinois
SOURCES:

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

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DIEKER, Catharina Carolina
BORN: Aug 23, 1860, Baccum
PARENTS: Johan Clemens DIEKER
Anna Aleid TIMMERWILKE
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived NY Oct 28, 1865 on the ship Fides
DICKER, Clemens 36, Lengen to St Louis
Anna Adelh 34, Agnes 12, Clemens 10, Heinrich 8, Caroline 6, Bernhard 1 1/4
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
DIERKER, Clements 37, Hannover
Adelite 35, Hannover
Clement 14, Caroline 13?, Henry 12, Bernard 7, all born in Hannover
Frank 4, Mary 2, both born in IL
RESEARCHERS: Roger L Goodman who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

All information about Catharina Carolina except census was found in Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen . . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL. The WCdb of Roger Goodman also noted her date and place of birth and parents' names.

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DIEKER, Gerhard Bernhard
BORN: Apr 19, 1863, Baccum
DIED: Apr 27, 1936, Olpe, Lyon County, KS, buried St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Clemens DIEKER
Anna Aleid TIMMERWILKE
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived NY Oct 28, 1865 on the ship Fides
DICKER, Clemens 36, Lengen to St Louis
Anna Adelh 34, Agnes 12, Clemens 10, Heinrich 8, Caroline 6, Bernhard 1 1/4
MARRIED: Matilda Adelate FOX born in KS
marriage: Jan 12, 1885, Fidelity, Nemaha County, KS
CHILDREN: Geo Hugo DIEKER born 1890, KS
Wilhelmina Adl DIEKER born 1892, KS
Albert Clement DIEKER born 1894, KS
Bertha Marg DIEKER born 1896, KS
Ernest Henry DIEKER born 1897
Jos Philip DIEKER born 1903, KS
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
DIERKER, Clements 37, Hannover
Adelite 35, Hannover
Clement 14, Caroline 13?, Henry 12, Bernard 7, all born in Hannover
FRANK 4, MARY 2, both born in IL
  1880 KS census, Brown County, Powhattan Twp
DICKES, Clensen 50, Prussia
Anna 49, Prussia
Barny 17, Prussia
Frank 14, Mary 11, both born in IL
RESEARCHERS: Roger L Goodman, Dwain Rosenberger and William M Schimeall who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Bernhard's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in several WCdbs all with the same birthdate - Apr 30, 1863. The birthdate of Apr 19 noted above was from Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL and was taken from Lingen parish baptismal records. Information about wife, children and death was from the WCdbs.

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DIEKER, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: May 12, 1858, Muenningbueren (parish in Baccum)
DIED: Jul 7, 1870, buried St Libory parish cemetery, St Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Clemens DIEKER
Anna Aleid TIMMERWILKE
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived NY Oct 28, 1865 on the ship Fides
DICKER, Clemens 36, Lengen to St Louis
Anna Adelh 34, Agnes 12, Clemens 10, Heinrich 8, Caroline 6, Bernhard 1 1/4
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
DIERKER, Clements 37, Hannover
Adelite 35, Hannover
Clement 14, Caroline 13?, Henry 12, Bernard 7, all born in Hannover
Frank 4, Mary 2, both born in IL
RESEARCHERS: Roger L Goodman who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

All information about Gerhard Heinrich except census was found in Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen . . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL. The WCdb of Roger Goodman also noted his date and place of birth and parents' names.

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DIEKER, Herman Heinrich
BORN: Sep 3, 1838, Brockhausen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Oct 1, 1914; buried St Libory, St Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Herman Diedrich DIEKER gt ANGELBECK
Catharine Adelheid BUTTMANN
EMIGRATION: 1860
MARRIED: Anna ALBERS born Lewinghausen, Loeningen
marriage: Nov 19, 1867, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: Catharina Gesina DIEKER born 1869, IL
William DIEKER born 1871, IL
Bernhard Henry DIEKER born 1874, IL
Karlin DIEKER born 1877, IL
Bernhard DIEKER born 1879, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census Washington County, Lively Grove
DIEKER, Henry 30, Hannover
Anna 20, Oldenburg
Catharine 1, IL
  1880 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
DUCKER, Henry, 40, Prussia
Anna, 30, Prussia
Kattie 11, Willie 8, Henry 5, Karlin 3, Bernhard 11/12, all born IL
SOURCES:

All information except census (including names of several children) was taken from Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL.

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DIEKER, Johan Bernard
BORN: May 28, 1833, Brockhausen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: May 8, 1927, Hanover, Washington County, KS; buried Fidelity, Nemaha County, KS
PARENTS: Herman Diedrich DIEKER gt ANGELBECK
Catharine Adelheid BUTTMANN
EMIGRATION: 1858 - arrived New Orleans Nov 20, 1858 on the ship Bremen
MARRIED: Catharine ONIGMANN
marriage: Feb 9, 1863, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: Maria Catharine DIEKER born 1864, IL
Bernhard Henry DIEKER born 1867, IL
Johan Clemens DIEKER born 1869, IL
Anton DIEKER born 1873, IL
Wm DIEKER born 1880, IL
Clara DIEKER born 1891, KS
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Washington County, Twp 2, Rg 5
DIEKER (DICKER), Benhard 35, Hannover, farmer
Catherine 24, IL
Mary 5, Benhardt 3, both born IL
HUELGER, Binhardt, 12, IL
  1880 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
DUEKER, Bernhard, 46, Hannover
Chathrina 36, IL
Mary 15, Bernhard 13, Anton 7, Wm 1/12, all born IL
  1920 KS census, Washington County, Hanover
DIEKER, Barney H, 86, Germany, emgr 1858
Katherine, 75, IL
Clara, 29, KS
RESEARCHERS: Roger Goodwin who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

All information except death, census and children born after 1869 was taken from Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL. Death information was from Roger Goodwin's WCdb. The 3 youngest children were from censuses.

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DIEKER, Johan Clemens
BORN: Nov 13, 1827 Brockhausen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Nov 17, 1880/1889, Fidelity, Nemaha County, KS
PARENTS: Herman Diedrich DIEKER gt ANGELBECK
Catharina Adelheid BUETTMANN
EMIGRATION: 1865 with family to St. Louis
arrived New Orleans Oct 28, 1865 on the ship Fides
first settled in St Libory, IL, then moved to KS 1872-80
MARRIED: Anna Adelheid TIMMERWILKE her entry
marriage: Apr 5, 1853, Baccum
CHILDREN: Bd Clem DIEKER born 1856 Muennigbueren; d. 1872, IL
Gd Hch DIEKER born 1858, Muennigbueren; d. 1870, IL
Cath Caroline DIEKER born 1860 Baccum
Gd Bernhard DIEKER born 1863, Baccum
Bd Franc Lib DIEKER born 1866, IL
Maria Caroline DIEKER born 1868, IL
Joh Hch DIEKER born 1870, IL; died same year
Cath Adl born 1871, IL; died same year
Hch Ludwig born 1872, IL; died same year
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove (T2, R5)
DIRKER, Clements 37, Hannover
Adelite 35, Hannover
Anna 16, Clement 14, Caroline 13?, Henry 12, Bernard 7, all born in Hannover
Frank 4, Mary 2, both born in IL
  1880 KS census, Brown County, Powhattan Twp
DICKES, Clensen 50, Prussia
Anna 49, Prussia
Barny 17, Prussia
Frank 14, Mary 11, both born in IL
RESEARCHERS: William M Schimeall, Dwaine Rosenburg and Roger L Goodman who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect dbs
SOURCES:

Clemens' date of birth, his wife's name and marriage information was found in a several WCdbs. 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 his place of birth, parents' names and emigration information. Information about the children was found in Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen. Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL.

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DIEKER gt ANGELBECK, Maria Angela
BORN: Dec 24, 1840, Brockhausen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Feb 10, 1910, Clinton County, IL, buried Breese, St Dominic Cemetery
PARENTS: Herman Theodor DIEKER gt ANGELBECK
Catharina Aleid BUITMANN
EMIGRATION: by 1862
MARRIED: (1) Wilhelm JASKE
marriage: Feb 11, 1862, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
(2) Gerhard Heinrich SCHNITKE his entry
marriage: oct 18, 1884, Breese, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Bernard Wilhelm JASKE born Feb 16, 1865, IL
Henry JASKE orn 1872, IL
Gerhard JASKE born 1879, IL
Anna SCHNITKE born 1887, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, St. Rose Twp
William JASKE 45, from Hannover
Mary A 39, from Hannover
Henry 8, Gerhard 1, born IL
  1900 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
SCHNITKE, Henry, May 1845, Germany, marr 15 yrs, emgr 1881
Mary, Dec 1839, Germany, 4 of 10 ch living, emgr 1860
Anna 13, IL
JASKE, George, stepson 21, IL
SOURCES:

Maria's date of birth was on her tombstone. Her parents were named on her marriage in 1884. Corresponding birth information including place of birth was found in Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL. Her first marriage was at St Liborius parish and her second at St Dominic parish.

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DIEKER, Maria Anna
BORN: Jun 3, 1824, Langen (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Aug 22, 1909, Fayetteville, St. Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Theodore DIEKER
Katharine BUTTMANN
EMIGRATION: 1853 - arrived New Orleans Nov 30, 1853 on ship Bluecher
Bernd Heirnr HOFF, 25, farmer from Brokhausen, Marianne 28, from Brockhausen, Joh Bd 4, Heinr Clemens 10 mo
They may have lived in Cincinnati for a while before moving to Illinois.
MARRIED: Bernard Heinrich HOFF his entry
marriage: Apr 8, 1850 Lingen
CHILDREN: Johan Bernhard HOFF born ca 1849, Brockhausen
Bernard Henry (Clemens) HOFF born 1852 Brockhausen; died 1902
Francis Libory HOFF born 1854 St. Libory, IL
Johan Gerald Henry HOFF born 1858 Mud Creek/St. Libory, IL; died same year
Bernard Augustas HOFF born 1859, St. Libory, IL
Bernard Herman HOFF born born 1861, St. Libory, m. ROEHL
Anton Libory HOFF born 1863 Mud Creek, IL; died same year
Johan Gerhard HOFF born 1865 Mud Creek, IL; died 1929
Maria Anna HOFF born 1868 Mud Creek, IL, m. John MENSE/MEUSE
NOTES: 1900 IL soundex - H100
HOFF, Henry A, St. Clair County, Fayetteville Twp, 71, born in Germ
with Mary A, born Jun 1824, age 75, Germ
RESEARCHERS: Connie Albers (cla6794@mindspring.com)
Joseph Brian Weber (zweber@gateway.net)
SOURCES: Information for this emigrant was either supplied by family researchers or found in Dr. Heintz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen, … to St. Libory, St. Claire County, IL. Maria Anna's entry in that book contained date and place of birth, marriage information and children's names. The children's names were also found on the FTM website The Joseph Weber Family Info Depot; Descendants of Henry George Menken. Family sources said they emigrated about 1853 which was confirmed by their entries on the passenger list of the ship Bluecher on microfilm. The oldest child' information was from the passenger list.

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DIEKMANN

DIECKMAN, Maria Anna
BORN: May 27, 1845, Rentrup (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: May 11, 1930, Cincinnati, OH, buried St Mary's Cemetery in St Bernard
PARENTS: Johan Bernard DIECKMANN
Maria Aleid BOEGEN/BOEYEN
EMIGRATION: 1866
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard KOCK
marriage Apr 27, 1869 Cincinnati, Old St Paul's parish
CHILDREN: Henry KOCH born 1870, OH
George Bernard KOCH born 1872, OH
Herman KOCH born 1874, OH
Bernard KOCH born 1878, OH
Joseph Nicholas KOCH born 1885, OH
Elizabeth Augusta KOCH born 1888, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
KOCK, Maria A, May 1845, Germany, wid
Herman 26, Bernard 1879, Joseph 1885, Lizzie 12, Jennie, g-dau, 4, all born OH
RESEARCHERS: Ronald Maifeld and Cancy Smith who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect database.
SOURCES:

Maria Anna's date and place of birth and parents' names were found in a couple of WCdbs. Lengerich parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her, although with a different mother than the one found in the WCdbs.

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DIERKES, DIRKS

DIERKES, Anna Adelheid
BORN: Jan 2, 1844, Gr Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Jul 9, 1925 in Salisbury, Chariton County, MO
PARENTS: Johan Herman DIERKES
Helena TOEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1857 or 1867
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard HENKE
marriage: Feb 4, 1869, Florissant, St Louis County, MO
CHILDREN: Helena HENKE born Oct 11, 1869, Florissant, MO
Angela Adelheid HENKE born Jul 21, 1871, Florissant, MO
Heinrich Bernhard HENKE born Oct 28, 1873, Florissant, MO
Margaretha Adelheid HENKE born Dec 1877, Florissant, MO
NOTES: 1870 MO census, St Louis County, St Ferdinand Twp
HENKE, Gerard 29, farmer, Prussia
Adelaide 26, Hannover
Lena 9/19, MO
  1900 MO census, Chariton County, Salisbury
HENKE, George May 1842, Germany, marr 32 yrs, emgr unclear
Annie, May 1842, Germany, 3 of 6 ch living, emgr 1857 or 67
SOURCES:

Adelheid's date of birth and father's name were on her MO death certificate. Both parents were named on her marriage record at Sacred Heart parish. A sibling's baptismal record had been found in Soegel parish so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Anna Adelheid one day later than the death certificate birthdate.

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DIERKES, Anna Margaretha
BORN: Jan 30, 1824, Lahn (parish in Werlte)
DIED: June 19, 1864 Calhoun County, IL, as BRUNDIS Margareth, daughter of DIRKES, age 40; buried St Joseph parish cemetery
PARENTS: Johan DIERKES
Elisabeth SIEMER
EMIGRATION: by 1860
MARRIED: Heinrich BRUNDIES
marriage: Feb 7, 1860, Brussels, Calhoun County, IL, St Mary's parish
CHILDREN: John BRUNDIERS born 1860, died 1868
Elisabeth BRUNDIERS born 1861, Calhoun County, IL
John Herman BRUNDIERS born 1864, Calhoun County, IL
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Calhoun County
#407
Henry HILLEN 40, Hannover
Mary 30, [born DIRKES] Hannover
Harman 3, Elizabeth 1, both born IL
#408
BRUNDIS, Henry 30, Hannover
Margaret 36 [born DIRKES], Hannover
John 1, IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Margaretha's parents' names were known from the marriage record of presumed sister Anna Maria (living nextdoor in 1860.) Her approximate year of birth was known from age on the 1860 census and at death. Margaretha's sister had been born in Lahn so Werlte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt record was found there also for Anna Margaretha, with same parents as those of Maria.

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DIERKES, Anna Margaretha
BORN: Jul 28, 1851, Hueven (parish in Werlte)
PARENTS: Johan DIERKES
Helena SIEMER
EMIGRATION: 1861 - arrived New Orleans May 17, 1861 on the ship George
DIRKES, Joh 45, Hueven to St Louis
Helena 44, Stephen 14, Bd 12, Marg 9, Hm 4, Mina 2
MARRIED: Edward E SANDERSON
marriage: Nov 11, 1874, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Adeline SANDERSON born ca 1877, MO
Edward SANDERSON born ca 1879-80, MO
NOTES: 1880 MO census, St Louis
SANDERSEN, Edward 28, MO, bricklayer
Maggie 27, Hannover
Adela 3, Edward 6 mo, both born MO
RESEARCHERS: Christine Moore who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Margaretha's year of birth and parents' names were noted in Christine Moore's WCdb. That information allowed an entry for her family to be identified on the passenger list of the ship George which gave her probable place of birth. Werlte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Anna Margaretha with a note saying she had emigrated. Information about her marriage was from the WCdb.

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DIRKS, Anna Maria
BORN: Jun 21, 1822, Hesselte (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: in St Stephen, Nuckolls County, NE
PARENTS: Gerhard Herman DIRKS
Gesina Maria HOFROGGE
EMIGRATION: by 1891 when her husband died in Dubois Co, IN
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard Heinrich REINING his entry
marriage: Jan 16, 1844, Luenne
SOURCES:

Basic information about Anna Maria and her husband was found in a query posted Dec 1998 on the RootsWeb Niedersachsen site. That allowed an entry for her to be identified in the Emsbueren online Ortsfamilienbuch which supplied date and place of birth, parents' names, marriage information and place of death.

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DIERKES, Anna Maria
BORN: Oct 31, 1828 Lahn (parish in Werlte)
DIED: Jan 25, 1908, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL
PARENTS: Johan DIERKES
Elisabeth SIEMER
EMIGRATION: 1853
MARRIED: Heinrich HILLEN
marriage: Feb 28, 1854, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Herman HILLEN born 1856, IL, m. Cath SCHOBERND
Elisabeth HILLEN born 1859, IL, m. Joh DROEGE
John B HILLEN born 1864, IL, m. Elis SANTEN
Mary Ann HILLEN born 1865, IL, m. Bernard DROEGE
Barnard HILLEN born 1867, IL, m. Anna BALKE
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Calhoun County, #407
Henry HILLEN 40, Hannover
Mary 30, Hannover
Harman 3, Elizabeth 1, both born IL
1870 IL census Calhoun County, Richwoods Pct, #35/35
Henry HILLEN, 52, farmer from Hannover
Mary 45, Hannover
Herm 14, Elis 10, John 7, Mary 5, Bernhard 3, all born in IL
1880 IL census Calhoun County, Richwoods Pct #209/209
HILLAIN, Mary 52, wid, Hannover
Herman 23, John 16, Lizzie 21, Mary 14, Barnard 12, all born IL
1900 IL census Calhoun County, Richwoods Pct, #153/155
HILLEN, Barnard 32, IL marr 2 years
Annie 25, Mary 1
HILLEN, Mary A, age 73, 5 of 5 children still living, born Germany
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Imming (ImmingGenealogy@aol.com) a descendant who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES: Anna Maria's parents' names were on her marriage record at St Vincent de Paul parish. Her approximate year of birth was known from her age (80) at death. Her  parents were known to have lived in Soegel parish so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Anna Maria. Her year of emigration was noted on her birth/baptism record.

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DIERKES, Gesina
BORN: Aug 2, 1817, Hueven (parish in Werlte)
DIED: before Apr 1842 when husband remarried in St Charles County, MO
  It is unclear if she was counted on the 1840 census. Other than the name of the head of household, persons were noted only in age groups on that census
PARENTS: Gerhard DIRKES
Anna Helena RUMP
EMIGRATION: 1839 - arrived New Orleans Jan 28, 1839 on the ship Julian,
Siemer, Henry Nic 33, from Amsen
Gesina 21, Meinart 63, Tekla 60, Mary Adelheid 22
  Holte Emgr List - party of 5 Meinert SIMER emigrated in 1838 from Ahmsen, Holte
MARRIED: Nicolaus SIMMER
marriage: Jan 26, 1836, Holte
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Gesina's identity as wife of Nicolaus Siemer was known from the passenger list of the ship Julian which also supplied her approximate year of birth and probable place of birth. Holte parish records were checked first for a marriage record which supplied her year and place of birth and parents' names. Werlte parish records were then checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her.

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DIERKES, Herman
BORN: Jul 29, 1856, Hueven (parish in Werlte)
DIED: Jun 16, 1833, St Louis, MO; buried New St Marcus Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan DIERKES
Helena SIEMER
EMIGRATION: 1861 - arrived New Orleans May 17, 1861 on the ship George
DIRKES, Joh 45, Hueven to St Louis
Helena 44, Stephen 14, Bd 12, Marg 9, Hm 4, Mina 2
MARRIED: (1) name unknown, mother of Elisabeth
(2) Carolina WOLFF
CHILDREN: Elizabeth R DIERKES born 1885, St Louis
George E DIERKES born 1896, MO
Alfred DIERKES born 1898, MO
NOTES: 1900 MO census, St Louis
DIERKER, Henry/Herman born Apr? 1858, Germany, marr 6 years, emgr 1863
Caroline 32, IL, 2 of 2 ch living
Elisabeth 15, Geo 4, Alfred 1, all born MO
RESEARCHERS: Christine Moore who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Herman's approximate year of birth and parents' names were known from his MO death certificate. His probable place of birth was known from the passenger list of the ship George. Werlte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him. His second wife's surname was known from the death certificate of their son Alfred.

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DIERKES, Johan Bernard
BORN: Aug 12, 1848, Hueven (parish in Werlte)
DIED: Jul 28, 1889, MO, buried Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan DIERKES
Helena SIEMER
EMIGRATION: 1861 - arrived New Orleans May 17, 1861 on the ship George
DIRKES, Joh 45, Hueven to St Louis
Helena 44, Stephen 14, Bd 12, Marg 9, Hm 4, Mina 2
  emigration index, Osnabrueck - DIERKES, Joh, no age, emgr from Hueven in 1861 to New Orleans with wife and 4 children
MARRIED: Elizabeth MOSNER (MASNER)
CHILDREN: Ida Mae DIRKES born 1881, MO
Adelheide DIRKES born ca 1884, MO
Bernard Anthony DIRKES born 1889, St Louis, MO
RESEARCHERS: Christine Moore who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Johan Bernard's year of birth and parents' names were noted in Christine Moore's WCdb. That information allowed an entry for his family to be identified on the passenger list of the ship George which gave his probable place of birth. Werlte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Bernard with a note saying he had emigrated. Information about his marriage, children and death was from the WCdb.

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DIERKES, Johan Heinrich (Herman)
BORN: Mar 20, 1830, Gross Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Aug 26, 1908, Clinton County, IL; buried St Mary's Cemetery, Carlyle
PARENTS: Lubert DIRKES
Anna Catharine KUPER
EMIGRATION: 1839 - arrived New Orleans Jul 5, 1839 on ship Alwina
DIERKES, Lubert 44, Gr Stavern, A C 30, J H 9
MARRIED: Catharine Agnes DEECKMAN
marriage: Nov 13, 1849, Germantown, Clinton County, IL, St Boniface
CHILDREN: Elisa DIERKERS born 1852, IL m. SCHROEDER
George DIERKERS born 1857, Il
Herman DIERKERS born1857, IL
Catharine DIERKERS born 1862, IL
Mary DIERKERS born 1865, IL
Sophie DIERKERS born 1869, IL
NOTES: 1850 IL census, Clinton County
DEHIKER, John H 19, Germany
Agnus 24, Germany
  1870 IL census, Clinton County, Germantown Twp
DIERKERS, John, 39, farmer from Hannover
Agnes, 36, Hannover
Elisa 18, IL, George 13, Hermann 13, Catharina 8, Mary 5, Sophie 1, all born IL
SOURCES:

Johan H's date of birth was on his tombstone. His parents were named on his marriage record. His probable place of birth was known from the passenger list of the ship Alwina. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Heinrich exactly one year later than the tombstone date.

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DIERKES, Margaretha
BORN: Feb 8, 1857, Sprakel (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Jan 30, 1927, Salisbury, Chariton County, MO
PARENTS: Herman DIERKES
Helena TOEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1897
  Ellis Island online - arrived NY Oct 7, 1897 on the ship Trave
Margaretha Dierkes 38 (with 40 written over it), from Soegel to Salisbury where a sister was living
MARRIED: probably never married
NOTES: with brother-in-law and his family
1900 MO census, Chariton County, Salisbury
GERBAS, Henry Sep 1840, Germany, wid, emgr 1867
Barney 27, Harmon 20, Annie 18, all born MO
DIKAIS, Maggie, sister, Apr 1857, Germany, single, emgr 1897
SOURCES:

Margaretha's date of birth was on her death certificate. Her probable place of brith was known from ship information found on the Ellis Island Website. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her 3 days earlier than the date on the death certificate. Her parents' names as noted above were from that record. She was single at the time of her death.

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DIERKES, Maria Catharine
BORN: Apr 5, 1826, Wieste (parish in Werlte)
PARENTS: Johan DIERKES
Elisabeth SIEMER
EMIGRATION: by 1853
MARRIED: Johan Heinrich MEHRJAN his entry
marriage: May 31, 1853, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Elisabeth MEHRJAN born 1858, IA
Mary MEHRJAN born 1859, IA
NOTES: 1860 IA cesnsu, Scott County, Davenport
MIRGANS, Henry, plasterer, 36, Hannover
Catherine 34, Hannover
Elizabeth 2, Mary 6/12, both born IA
SOURCES:

Catharine's parents' names were on her marriage record at St Vincent de Paul parish. Her probable year of birth was known from her age on the 1860 census. A sister was born in Werlte parish so that same parish's records were checked again and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there also for Maria Catharine.

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DIERKES, Maria Gesina
BORN: Dec 22, 1839, Lahn (parish in Werlte)
DIED: Jun 15, 1925, Calhoun County, IL
PARENTS: Johan DIERKES
Elisabeth SIEMER
EMIGRATION: 1856 - arrived new Orleans Nov 17, 1856 on the ship Ocean
Gesina DIERKES, 17, laborer to IL
MARRIED: Herman BALLMAN
marriage: Apr 16, 1857, Brussels, Calhoun County, IL
CHILDREN: Henry BALLMAN born ca 1860, IL
John BALLMAN born ca 1862, IL
Bernhardt BALLMAN born ca 1864, IL
Mary BALLMAN born ca 1867, IL
Elizabeth BALLMAN born ca 1871, IL m. Andreas KNESE
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods Pct 402
Raymond BALDMAN 30, farmer from Hannover
Garzenia 20, from Hannover
Henry 6/12 born IL
Harmon POOHMAN 20, Hannover
Mary BALDMAN 60, from Hannover, Henry 9, born in IL
1870 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods Pct #27
BALMAN, Herman 38, from Hannover
Casena 20, from HANNOVER
Henry 10, John 8, Bernhardt 6, Mary 3, all born in IL
Mary age 71, born in Hannover
1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwood Pct #190
Herman BAALMAN 50, farmer from Hannover
Sinea 39, born Hannover, Henry 20, IL, John 18, Barnard 15, Mary 12, Lizzie 9
1900 IL census, Calhoun County
BAALMANN, Gesina, born Dec 1839, widow
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Imming (ImmingGenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES: Maria Gesina's date of birth was known from her death record and from the 1900 census. She was thought to have been a sister of Anna Maria Dierkes who was probably from Soegel so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt record found there on the same date as that stated on her death record and with the same parents as Anna Maria. A note on the record said she emigrated in 1856. Her marriage was at St. Mary parish.

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DIERKES, Stephen
BORN: Feb 15, 1846, Hueven (parish in Werlte)
PARENTS: Johan DIERKES
Helena SIEMER
EMIGRATION: 1861 - arrived New Orleans May 17, 1861 on the ship George
DIRKES, Joh 45, Hueven to St Louis
Helena 44, Stephen 14, Bd 12, Marg 9, Hm 4, Mina 2
  emigration index, Osnabrueck - DIERKES, Joh, no age, emgr from Hueven in 1861 to New Orleans with wife and 4 children
MARRIED: Dora EBERHARDT
marriage: May 20, 1873, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Robert DIERKES born ca 1876, MO
Millie/Emily DIERKES born ca 1878, MO
Harry DIERKES born ca 1879, MO
Carrie DIERKES born 1884, MO
Dora DIERKES born 1890, MO
Arthur DIERKES born 1896, MO
NOTES: 1870 MO census, St Louis
DIRKES, Stephen 24, Hannover, painter
listed in what appears to have been a boarding house
  1880 MO census, St Louis
DIERKES, Stephen 33, Prussia, painter
Dora 24, Prussia
Robert 4, Emielie 2, Harry 1, all born MO
  1900 MO census, St Louis
DIRKES, Steve, Feb 1847, Germany, marr. 27 yrs, emgr 1861/65
Dora Apr 1856, Germany 6 of 11 ch living
Robert 24, Millie 23, Harry 21, Carrie 16, Dora 10, Author! 4, all born MO
RESEARCHERS: Christine Moore who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Stephen's year of birth and parents' names were noted in Christine Moore's WCdb. That information allowed an entry for his family to be identified on the passenger list of the ship George which gave his probable place of birth. Werlte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Stephen with a note saying he had emigrated. Information about his marriage, and children was from the WCdb.

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DIESEN

DIESEN, Herman Heinrich
BORN: Apr 18, 1855, Hebelermeer (parish in Wesuwe)
DIED: Nov 1, 1917, Clinton County, IL, buried in Breese
PARENTS: Johan Herman DIESEN
Susanna Maria Catharina FISCHER
EMIGRATION: 1878
MARRIED: Catharine GRAF
marriage: Apr 3, 1883, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Anna Mary B DIESEN born 1884, IL
Catherine Eliz Marie DIESEN born 1885, IL
Christopher DIESEN born 1888, IL
John Bernard DIESEN born 1892, IL
Cecelia Angela DIESEN born 1895, IL
NOTES: 1910 IL census, Clinton County, Breese Twp
DIESEN, Herman 54, Germany
Kathrine 46, IL
Kathrine 25, Cecelia 15, both born in IL
RESEARCHERS: Pauline Berens who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Herman's date and place of birth and parents' names were found in the WCdb of Pauline Berens. That information was then verified in Wesuwe parish records. All other information was taken from the same WCdb.

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DIESEN, Johan Bernard
BORN: Oct 9, 1857, Hebelermeer (parish in Wesuwe)
DIED: Oct 30, 1932, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Herman DIESEN
Susanna Maria Catharina FISCHER
EMIGRATION: 1881-82
MARRIED: Maria Margaretha FERINGA her entry
Nov 18, 1879, Barger-Compascuum, Netherlands or Hebelermeer, Emsland
CHILDREN: J Herman DIESEN, born 1881, Holland; died 1949, buried Germantown, IL
Elizabeth DIESEN, born 1882 MO
Catherine Adelaide, born 1886; died 1890, buried Germantown, IL
Joh Henry DIESEN, born 1888; died 1952, buried Germantown, IL
Joh Bernard DIESEN, born 1890 IL; died 1951, buried Germantown, IL
Joh Gd/Wm DIESEN born 1892 Clinton County, IL; died 1892, buried Germantown, IL
Mary Angela DIESEN, born 1893 Clinton County, IL
Anton DIESEN, born 1895 Clinton County, IL
John W DIESEN, born 1896; died 1974, buried Germantown, IL
George W DIESEN, born 1899; died 1971, buried Germantown, IL
Henry George
Anna.
RESEARCHERS: Jan Feringa who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Johan Bernard's date of birth was on his tombstone and his place of birth was mentioned on a child's baptism record at St Boniface parish in Germantown. Wesuwe parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry found there for JOhan Bernard. Marriage information and birth information for all of the children was given in the WorldConnect database of Jan Feringa and on website http://www.xs4all.nl/~jbsijbom/einhaus.htm#BM39188.

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DIESEN, Johan Herman
BORN: Feb 26, 1822, Heberlermeer (parish in Wesuwe)
DIED: Nov 2, 1904, Albers, Clinton County, IL, buried in Damiensville
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich DIESEN
Maria Helena THOLE
EMIGRATION: unknown
MARRIED: Susanna Maria Catharine FISCHER 1823-1870
marriage: Apr 20, 1847, Wesuwe
CHILDREN: Maria Helena DIESEN born 1848 Hebelermeer
Maria Angela DIESEN born 1850 Hebelermeer?
Maria Gabina DIESEN born 1853 Hebelermeer
Johan Bernard DIESEN born 1857 Hebelermeer
Anna maria DIESEN born 1860 Hebelermeer
Johan Herman DIESEN born 1863 Hebelermeer
RESEARCHERS: Jan Feringa who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Johan Herman' s date and place of birth and parents' names were found in Jan Feringa's WorldConnect database. This information was verified in Wesuwe parish records. Information about Johan Herman's wife and children was also taken from the same database. Death information was taken from WorldConnect database 12711 and indicates it was based on Johan Herman's death certificate.

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DIESEN, Maria Angela
BORN: Sep 14, 1850, Hebelermeer (parish in Wesuwe)
DIED: Apr 20, 1926, Albers, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Herman DIESEN
Susanna Maria Catharina FISCHER
EMIGRATION: 1893 - arrived NY Jan 4, 1893 on the ship Westernland
WILKEN, Lubet 51, Germany to Carlyle
Angela 42, Kath 16, Hm 11.5, Maria 9, Adl 4
DILPEN, Hm 70
MARRIED: Luebert Anton WILKEN his entry
marriage: May 4, 1875, Wesuwe
CHILDREN: Maria Catharina WILKEN born 1876, Hebelermeer
Johan Heinrich WILKEN born 1879, Hebelermeer
Johna Herman WILKEN born 1879, Hebelermeer
Susanna Maria WILKEN born 1882, Hebelermeer
Maria Adelheid WILKEN born 1888, Hebelermeer
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Clinton County, Looking Glass Twp
WILKEN, Anton, Jan 1842, Germany, marr 25 yrs, emgr 1893
Angela Sep 1850, Germany, 4 of 5 children living
Herman Jul 1879, Mary Dec 1882, Adeldide Jan 1888, all born Germany
DIESEN Herm FatherL, Mar 1822, Germany, wid, emgr 1893
RESEARCHERS: Pauline Berens who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Angela's date of birth was on her tombstone and noted along with her place of birth and parents' names on her marriage record and in the WCdb of Pauline Berens. Angela's birth information was then verified in Wesuwe parish records. Information about death and marriage and children was from the same WCdb.

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DIESTEL

DIESTEL, Bernard Heinrich Anton
BORN: Oct 6, 1826, Felsen (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: May 12, 1892, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich DIESTEL
Maria Adelheid KEMPER
EMIGRATION: by 1850
MARRIED: Theresa MAUE
marriage: Nov 9, 1853, Clinton County, Il
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Clinton County (transcribed census #1433)
DISSEL, B. 34, farmer, Germany
Theresa 24, Germany
Helena 7, Anna 4, Catharine 2, Henry 1 all born in IL
Henry 27, Germany
SOURCES: Bernard Heinrich Anton's death record at St Boniface parish listed his age (65 1/2), his parents' names, place of birth as Herzlake and his wife's name. Herzlake parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptismal entry found there for him. The marriage date was taken from the Clinton County marriage index. Death information said he had been in IL 42 years at the time of his death.

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DIESTEL, Herman Heinrich
BORN: Jan 6, 1834, Felsen (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Apr 23, 1880 Clinton County, IL; buried St Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Aviston
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich DIESTEL
Maria Adelheid KEMPER
EMIGRATION: by 1860
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Clinton County
DISSEL, B. 34, farmer, Germany
Theresa 24, Germany
Helena 7, Anna 4, Catharine 2, Henry 1 all born in IL
Henry 27, Germany
  1870 IL census, Clinton County, Breese Twp
DIESTEL, Henry 36, Hannover, farmer
listed alone
SOURCES:

Henry's approximate year of birth was known from his age at death and on censuses and his parents' names were noted on his death record at St Francis of Assisi parish. The brother with whom Henry was living in 1860 was known to have been born in Felsen so Herzlake records were checked in Dr Remme's online parish database and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Herman Heinrich.

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DIRKSEN

DIRKSEN, Bernhard Heinrich Tobias
BORN: Jun 7, 1896, Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: in America, probably in the 1860s in IL or IA
PARENTS: Herman Gerhard DIRKSEN
Angela Margaretha LENGER
EMIGRATION: 1859 - arrived Baltimore Nov 14, 1859 on the ship Ernestine
Bernhard Heinrich DIRKSEN, age 60, farmer from Germany
Bernhard Lucas, 22, Bernhard Heinrich, 19, Maria Engel, 26
MARRIED: Maria Christina UNFELD (ANFELD) who died in Germany
CHILDREN: Gerhard Heinrich DIRKSEN, born 1831, Gross Dohren, Herzlake.
Maria Engel DIRKSEN, born 1833, Gross Dohren
Maria Catharina DIRKSEN, born 1835, Gross Dohren; died 1844, Klein Dohren
Bernhard Lucas DIRKSEN, born 1837, Gross Dohren; died 1888, Bellevue, IA
Bd Heinrich DIRKSEN, born 1839, Gross Dohren; died bef. 1870, Bellevue, IA
Infant girl DIRKSEN, born born & died1843, Gross Dohren
Hermann Bernhard DIRKSEN born 1848 in Gross Dohren
RESEARCHERS: Theresa A Dirksen (BE035503@MSN.COM) who supplied all of the information
SOURCES: All information for this emigrant was supplied by Theresa Dirksen. Births in Dohren were from Herzlake parish records, provided either by research done for her or taken from Dr. Stefan Remme' website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland.

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DIRKSEN, Bernhard Heinrich
BORN: Oct 20, 1839, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: ca 1870, Bellevue, IA
PARENTS: Bernhard Heinrich DIRKSEN
Maria Christina ANFELD (UNFELD)
EMIGRATION: 1859 - arrived Baltimore Nov 14, 1859 on the ship Ernestine
Bernhard Heinrich DIRKSEN, age 60, farmer from Germany
Bernhard Lucas, 22, Bernhard Heinrich, 19, Maria Engel, 26
MARRIED: Anna Maria KLEINE her entry
marriage: Oct 15, 1867, Bellevue, IA
CHILDREN: Bernard DIRKSEN, born 1868, Bellevue IA; died 1948, Bellevue, IA.
Anna DIRKSEN, born 1871, Bellevue, IA
RESEARCHERS: Theresa A Dirksen (BE035503@MSN.COM) who supplied all of the information
SOURCES: All information for this emigrant was supplied by Theresa Dirksen. Births in Dohren were from Herzlake parish records, provided either by research done for her or taken from Dr. Stefan Remme' website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland. Iowa information came from Ellis's History of Jackson County, V. 2, p. 662; Archives of Dubuque Archdiocese, and the Bellevue Leader.

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DIRKSEN, Bernhard Lucas
BORN: Jul 11, 1837, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Dec 18, 1888, Bellevue, IA
PARENTS: Bernhard Heinrich DIRKSEN
Maria Christina ANFELD (UNFELD)
EMIGRATION: 1859 - arrived Baltimore Nov 14, 1859 on the ship Ernestine
Bernhard Heinrich DIRKSEN, age 60, farmer from Germany
Bernhard Lucas, 22, Bernhard Heinrich, 19, Maria Engel, 26
MARRIED: Christina Josephine KLEINE her entry
marriage: Jun 25, 1861, Jo Daviess County, IL
photo of Bernard Lucas farm in Bellevue, IA
detail of photo with Bernhard Lucas and others
CHILDREN: Bd Henry DIRKSEN born 1862, Bellevue, IA; died 1938, Mason City, IA
Maria Theresa DIRKSEN born 1863, Bellevue, IA; died 1956, LeMars, IA
John L DIRKSEN born 1866, Bellevue, IA; died 1911
Mary Ann DIRKSEN born 1867, Bellevue, IA; died 1900, Bellevue, IA
Anna Josephine DIRKSEN born 1869, Bellevue, IA; died 1948, Bellevue, IA
Josephine Anna DIRKSEN born 1873, Bellevue, IA; died 1949, Bellevue, IA
Magdalena DIRKSEN born 1875, Bellevue, IA; died 1938, Mapleton, IA
Bernard Gerard DIRKSEN born 1877, Bellevue, IA; died 1894, Bellevue, IA
Joseph Andrew DIRKSEN born 1879, Bellevue, IA; died 1963, Mapleton, IA
George Herman DIRKSEN born 1881, Bellevue, IA; died 1883
Margaretha Christina DIRKSEN born 1883, Bellevue, IA, died 1961, Cresco, IA
Antonette Francesca DIRKSEN born 1885, Bellevue, IA; died 1886
Katharina Agnes DIRKSEN born & died 1886, Bellevue, IA
Albt Luke 1888 DIRKSEN born 1888, Bellevue, IA; died 1974, Worthington MN
RESEARCHERS: Theresa A Dirksen (BE035503@MSN.COM) who supplied all of the information
SOURCES: All information for this emigrant was supplied by Theresa Dirksen. Births in Dohren were from Herzlake parish records, provided either by research done for her or taken from Dr. Stefan Remme' website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland. Iowa information came from Bellevue church records.

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DIRKSEN, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: 31 July 1831, Gross Dohren, Germany (parish Herzlake)
DIED: 28 Dec 1872, Menominee IL; buried at Nativity of BVM Catholic Church Cemetery, Menominee IL
PARENTS: Bernhard Heinrich Tobias Dirksen
Maria Christine Unfeld/Anfeld
EMIGRATION: 1860 - Arrived in New Orleans from Bremen on the ship Athena
27 Nov 1860
Henry DIRKSEN, 29, traveling with Mary, 26
MARRIED: Maria Christina Albers
  Christina Albers Dirksen married Joseph Kielhold in Jo Daviess County IL following the death of Gerhard Heinrich Dirksen
CHILDREN: Mary DIRKSEN, abt. 1861, IL
Henry DIRKSEN, abt. 1863, IL
Anna DIRKSEN, abt. 1866, IL
Louisa DIRKSEN, 24 Mar 1868, IL
August Clemens DIRKSEN, 29 Jul 1872, Menominee IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Jo Daviess County, Menominee
DIRKSEN, Henry, 39, tailor, Prussia
Christina, 36, Prussia
Mary 9, Henry 7, Anna 4, Louisa 1 all born in IL
  Naturalization papers for Gerhard Henr Dirksen, age 38, were signed in Jo Daviess County, March 8, 1869.
RESEARCHRS: Theresa Dirksen (be035503 at msn.com)
SOURCES:

Gerhard Heinrich's date of birth was noted on his tombstone and was verified in Herzlake parish records on Dr. Stefan Remme' website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland. His wife's name is known from her descendants and on marriage records of her children.

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DIRKSEN, Maria Catharine
BORN: May 13, 1810, Herzlake (baptismal date)
DIED: probably in 1869; buried Aug 7, 1869*, Damiansville, Clinton County, IL
  *M Cath Schroeder, age 51, parents or husband not named on parish death record. Maria Catharine's husband died the same month in Damiansville and 3 children were known to have resided in Clinton County.
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard DIRKSEN
Anna Maria OSTERMAN
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived NY Aug 22, 1868 on the ship Deutschland
SCHROEDER, Joseph 67, Hannover to US
Catharine 57, Bernhardine 32, Gesina 29, Clemens 25
  Herzlake emgr list - SCHROEDER, Bernh Joseph, wife M Cath DIRKSEN, and childen Catharine, Helena Engel, Joh Bd, M Ges, Bd Hch, marg Clemens and M Anna emgr 1868 from Dohren
MARRIED: Bernard Joseph SCHROEDER probably born Grafeld, Berge, wid Helena Angela DEYEN
marriage: Oct 7, 1834, Herzlake
CHILDREN: Johan Gerhard Bernard SCHROEDER born 1835, Kl Dohren
M Gesina Ther SCHROEDER born 1838, Kl Dohren; marr Bd WUEBBELS
Bernard Heinrich SCHROEDER born 1840, Kl Dohren
Margaretha SCHROEDER born 1843, Kl Dohren
Clemens SCHROEDER born 1845, Kl Dohren; died 1910, Damiansville, IL
Maria Anna SCHROEDER born 1849 Kl Dohren,, m. Tob MIDDENDORF
SOURCES:

Catharine's place of origin was known from a Herzlake emigration list entry for her family. Her marriage record was found at that parish which included parents' names and age. The same parish's records were then checked in Dr Remme's online database and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Maria Catharine.

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DOCKEMEIER

DOCKEMEIER, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Oct 10, 1826, Thuine
DIED: Nov 28, 1881, St Anthony, Dubois County, IN
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm DOECKEMEYER
Anna Gesina DEIKER
EMIGRATION: 1853
MARRIED: Anna Maria WELLERMAN from Greven, widow of BENKER and HULSMEYER
marriage: Feb 14 or 22 1860 Ferdinand, Dubois County, IN
NOTES: 1860 IN census, Dubois County, Ferdinand
DOCKMEYER, Henry 33, Hannover, day laborer
Mary 31, Prussia
BENKER, Louisa 9, Henry 3 both born IN [Mary's children]
HILLEMEYER, Jos 3, KY [Mary's child]
SOURCES:

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

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DOCKEMEIER, Maria Theresa
BORN: Apr 19, 1829, Thuine
DIED: Jan 11, 1894, Ferdinand, Dubois County, IN
PARENTS: Johan Wuilhelm DOCKEMEIER
Anna Gesina DIEKER
EMIGRATION: 1853 - arrived Baltimore Jun 7, 1853 on the ship Bessel
HELMING, Theodor 28, Beesten to Baltimore
Theresia 23
MARRIED: Johan Theodore HELMING his entry
marriage: Mar 8, 1853, Thuine
CHILDREN: Herman HELMING born 1856, IN
Anna HELMING born 1861, IN
Philomena HELMING born 1862, IN
John HELMING born 1864, IN
Cath HELMING born 1866, IN
Wm HELMING born 1869, IN
Caroline HELMING born 1874, IN
NOTES: 1880 IN census, Dubois County, Ferdinand
HELMING, Theodore 54, Prussia, farmer
Theresia 50, Prussia
Herman 24, Anna 19, Philomena 18, John 16, Catharine 14, William 11, Caroline 6, all born IN
SOURCES:

Maria Theresa's date and place of birth, her parents' names, and information about marriage and emigration were all noted in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. Information about the chidlren was from the 1880 census.

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DOERPERS

DOERPERS, Bernard Herman
BORN: Jul 25, 1844, Spelle
DIED: Sep 7, 1913, Hamilton, Butler County, OH; buried St Stephen's Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Herman DOERPES
Anna Maria MEYERDIRKS
EMIGRATION: 1866
MARRIED: unknown
SOURCES:

Bernard 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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DOPPES, DAPPES, DOBBES

DOPPES (DOBBES), Johan Bernhard
BORN: Apr 29, 1823, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
DIED: May 13, 1906, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH; buried St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich DOBBES
Maria Gertrud HAAR
EMIGRATION: 1847 - arrived New Orleans Dec 11, 1847 on ship Robert Patten
Emigration index, Osnabrueck - Bernard DOBBES, 25, single, Dienstknecht aus Andervenne, emgrated in 1847 with 50 Reichstaler
MARRIED: Clara KORDES from Glandorf
CHILDREN: Frederick Bernhard DOPPES born ca 1852
John Henry DOPPES born 1857
Julia DOPPES bornorn ca 1858
John August DOPPES born 1861
Joseph Charles DOPPES born 1864
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati (LDS)
DOPPES, John B 56, Hannover, dealer in lumber
Clara 59, Hannover
John H 23, August 20, Charles 16, all born in OH
RESEARCHERS descendant Paul Doppes
SOURCES: Most information was supplied by Paul Doppes. Date and place of birth, parents’ names and year of emigration were also found in  Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika.

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DOPPES, Johan Bernhard
BORN: Apr 10, 1861, baptized in Freren
DIED: Jun 30, 1914, buried St Mary’s Cemetery, St Bernard (Cincinnati), OH
PARENTS: Johan Lucas DOPPES
Maria Elisabeth van der HAAR
EMIGRATION: by 1887
MARRIED: Frances WOLLERING
CHILDREN: Clement Bernard DOPPES, born 1887, Cincinnati, OH
Frances DOPPES, born 1891,  Cincinnati, OH
Henrietta DOPPES, born 1895, Cincinnati, OH
Rose E DOPPES, born 1897, Cincinnati, OH
Frank A DOPPES, born 1890, Cincinnati, OH
Helena DOPPES, born 1894, Cincinnati, OH, died 1895
Theresa DOPPES, born 1892, Cincinnati, OH
Mary DOPPES,  born 1898, Cincinnati, OH
RESEARCHERS descendant Paul Doppes
SOURCES: All of the information about this emigrant was supplied by Paul Doppes. Birth information had been verified in Freren parish records in research done for Paul.

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DOPPES (DAPPES), Maria Anna
BORN: May 30, 1850, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
DIED: Dec 30, 1907, Aviston, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Johann Lucas DAPPES
Maria Elisabeth van der HAAR
EMIGRATION: 1884 - arrived Sep 23, 1884 on the ship Salier
Heinr KRUEP 49, Marianne 34, Heinr 11, Anna 9, Bernhd 7, August 4, Georg 3, Clemens 2, Ignatz 6 mo. On same ship was Franziska KRUEP, 16.
MARRIED: Johann Heinrich KRUIP his entry
marriage: Aug 19, 1873, Freren
CHILDREN: Johan Heinrich KRUIP, born 1873, Andervenne
Maria Anna KRUIP, born 1875, Andervenne
Johan Bernard KRUIP, born 1877, Andervenne
Heinrich August KRUIP, born 1878, Andervenne
Thedore George Herman KRUIP, born 1879, Andervenne
Bernard Clemsns born KRUIP, 1881 Andervenne
Bernard Heinrich Ignatz KRUIP, born 1883, Andervenne
NOTES: 1910 IL census, Clinton County, Breese (from county GenWeb site)
KRUEP Henry Sr 66 Wid, born Germany
Ignatz son 26, born Germany
1920 IL census, Clinton County, Breese  (from county GenWeb site)
Henry KRUEP, father, 76, born Germ, imgr 1874, naturalized 1884
listed with his son Ignatz KRUEP, 36, born IL and his family
SOURCES: Maria Anna’s date and place of birth and her parents’ names were on her death record at St Francis of Assisi parish. This 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 her husband’s name, marriage information and year of emigration. Entries for the children were also found in the Tenfelde book.

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DOPPES, Maria Elisabeth
BORN: Dec 9, 1861, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
DIED: before 1900, probably in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich DOPPES
Anna Maria STALL
EMIGRATION: 1893
MARRIED: Bernard Heinrich BONNEKESSEL his entry
marriage: probably ca 1888, Germany
CHILDREN: Harry BONNEKESSEL born 1891, Germany
NOTES: for husband with new wife
1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
BONNEKESSEL, Henry, May 1861, Germany, marr 12, emgr 1894
Nettie 40, OH
step-children SCHMIRING, Lizzie 10, Mary 8, Nettie 6, all born OH
BONNEKESEL, Harry, Oct 1891, Germany
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All information about Maria Elisabeth was from Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika.

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