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Dreising/Dresing, Drente, Dres/Drees, Dresman/Dreesman, Drier, Driver, Droege, Drummer


DREISING, DRESING

DRESING, Bernard Albert
BORN: Jul 12, 1849, Broegbern (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Jul 5, 1913, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH; buried Old St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Gerhard Benard DRESING
Anna Adaliada KAMP
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived Nov 2, 1865 on ship Columbus
DRESING, Joh Bd 60, Hannover to Cincinnati
Adelheid 50, Bernhard 14, Leon 7
MARRIED: Augusta
CHILDREN: Theodore DRESSING born 1879, OH
John DRESSING born 1883, OH
Bernard DRESSING born 1883, OH
Henry DRESSING born 1890, OH
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
DRESSING, Berhard 28, Hannover, Tailor
Augusta 31, hannover
Theodore 7 mo, OH
Anna 69, Hannover, mother
  1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
DRESSING, Bernard, Aug 1849, Germany, marr 23, emgr unknown
Augusta May 1850, Germany
Theodore 21, John 17, Bd 17, Hy 10, all born OH
SOURCES:

Bernard's date of birth and parents' names were noted on his OH death certificate. Walter Tenfelde in his book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika has a brief entry for Bernard Albert with a birthdate about 6 weeks later than the death certificate birthdate but did not have his parents' names noted. Lingen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Bernard Albert on the date in the Tenfelde book and with the parents named on the death certificate.

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DRESING, Johan Theodore
BORN: Jul 3, 1854, Broegbern (parish in Lingen)
PARENTS: Gerhard Bernard DRESING
Maria Adelheid KAMP
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived Nov 2, 1865 on the ship Columbus
DRESING, Joh Bd 60, Hannover to Cincinnati
Adelheid 50, Bernhard 14, Leon [must be Theod] 7
MARRIED: Amelia
CHILDREN: Albert A DRESSING born 1878, OH
George E DRESSING born 1879, IN or OH
Anna DRESSING born 1883, OH
Frank DRESSING born 1885, OH
Laura DRESSING born 1890, OH
William DRESSING born 1891, OH
Robert DRESSING born 1893, OH
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
DRESSING, Theodore 24, Germany, cigarmaker
Amelia 24, IN
Albert A 2, OH, George E 11 mo, IN
  1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
DRESSING, Theodore, Jul 1855, Germany, wid, emgr 1865
George 21, Anna 17, Frank 15, Laura 10, Wm 9, Robert 7, all born OH
SOURCES:

Theodore's month and year of birth and year of emigration were noted on the 1900 census. Walter Tenfelde in his book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika had a brief entry for Theodor but did not have his parents' names noted. Lingen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Theodore which corresponded with the information on the 1900 census.

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DREISING, Maria Rosalia
BORN: Aug 31, 1832, Messingen
DIED: Clinton County, IL, buried Oct 2, 1876, Damiansville, St Damian's Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard DREISING
Margaretha Adelheid FRANZ
EMIGRATION: by 1866
MARRIED: Gerhard Heinrich BOOK his entry
marriage: Nov 27, 1866, Germantown, Clinton County, IL, St Boniface parish
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, Twp 1 Rg 5
BOOK, Henry 37, Hannover, tailor
Rosa 37, Hannover
SOURCES:

Rosa's age (45) and parents' names were on her parish death record. Siblings were known to have been born in Messingen so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Maria Rosalia.

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DRENTE

DRENTE, Johan Bernard
BORN: Jul 15, 1812, Plankorth (parish in Bawinkel)
DIED: probably Dec 26, 1860, St. Louis
the death record at St. Joseph's says Bernard Trenton, age 48, husband of Elisabeth (a second wife?)
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard DRENTE
Anna Margaretha HUER (HAYER)
EMIGRATION: 1849 - arrived New Orleans Nov 26, 1849 on the ship Leontine:
Joh DRENTE 36 farmer traveling  from Baawinkel to St. Louis
MARRIED: Anna Margaret WOLTERS her entry
marriage: Dec 9, 1849, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Anna Maria DRENTE born 1849, St. Louis, MO; died 1857
Elisabeth TRENTE born 1853, St. Louis, MO; died 1854
Johan Herman TRENTE born 1856, St. Louis, MO; died 1858
SOURCES: Bernard's parents' names were on his marriage record at St. Joseph's. His date and place of birth, parents' names and emigration year were from Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. The children's baptismal and death records were at St. Joseph's.

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DRENTE, Margaretha Adelheid
BORN: Jan 24, 1817, Plankorth (parish in Bawinkel)
DIED: Mar 3, 1852, St. Louis, MO, age 30
PARENTS: Johan Gerhare DRENTE
Anna Margaretha HUER
EMIGRATION: 1847 to Jeverson
MARRIED: Heinrich MEYER
CHILDREN: Maria Elisabeth MEYER born 1852, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Margaretha's date and place of birth, parents' names, year of death, date of emgr and destination from Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. Her death record, about 5 years wrong for age, was at  St. Joseph's. Her husband's and child's names were from the child's baptismal record at St. Joseph's parish.

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DRENTE, Maria Anna
BORN: Jan 23, 1811, Plankorth (parish in Bawinkel)
DIED: before 1883 when her husband remarried in Jefferson City, MO
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard DRENTE
Euphemia Margaretha LAGER
EMIGRATION: by 1843, probably 1839 arriving New Orleans Dec 11, 1839 on the ship Kustoff
Herman WOLTERS 36, Dalem to St. Louis
Hermann Heinr 20, Johan Gerhard 18
on same ship was Marianne WOLTERS 26, Dolle to St Louis
Maria Adelheit 60, Grete Adelheit 2
MARRIED: Johan Herman WOLTERS his entry
marriage: Apr 4, 1837, Gross Hesepe
CHILDREN: Margaretha WOLTERS born 1838, Schwartenpohl, Hesepe
Maria Elizabeth WOLTERS born 1843, MO
Maria WOLTERS born born 1844, MO
Herman Bernard WOLTERS born 1848, MO
Anna Catharine WOLTERS born 1850, MO
Helen WOLTERS born 1853, MO
Mollie WOLTERS born ca 1855, MO
NOTES: 1850 MO census, Cole Co
WALTERS, Herman 46, Germany
Mary 40, Germany
Marg 13, Germany
Eliz 10, Mary 6, Anna 7/12, all born MO
  1870 MO census, Cole County, Jefferson twp
WELTORS, Herman 63, farmer from Prussia
Marg/Mary 55, Prussia
Anna 20, Prussia
Mary 20, Helena 17, Mollie 15, all born MO
SOURCES:

Maria Anna's approximate year of birth was known from her age on censuses and the passenger list of the ship Kustoff. Her husband had been born in Hesepe parish so that parish's records were checked for a marriage record which gave her parents' names and place of origin. Bawinkel parish records were then checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Maria Anna. Information about the children was from parish records in Hesepe, Emsland and St Francis Xavier and St Peter parishes in Cole County, MO and from censuses.

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DRES, DREES

DREES, Anna Maria Bernadina
BORN: Apr 13, 1864, Freren
DIED: Jan 15, 1939, St Bernard, Hamilton County, OH; buried St Mary's Cemetery
PARENTS: Heinrich Julius DREES
Christina Helena Elisabeth KUES
EMIGRATION: 1882 with her mother and step-father Bernard Pieper and brother Henry Drees
MARRIED: Heinrich August KEMME born 1864, Merzen, Fuerstenau
marriage: Apr 18, 1888, Cincinnati, OH, St Louis Catholic Church
CHILDREN: Harry KEMME born 1889, OH
Ida Marie KEMME born 1892, OH
Eleanor KEMME born Maria 1894, OH
Bernard KEMME born 1897, OH
August F KEMME born 1899, OH
RESEARCHERS: Paul George Stadler, Steven Craig and Steven C who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Anna Maria Bernardina's date of birth and parents' names were found in several WCdbs and on her OH death certificate. Place of birth was noted in WCdbs and that information was then verified in Freren parish records. Information about emigration, husband and children was also from the WCdbs.

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DREES, August Clemens
BORN: Feb 5, 1876, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Apr 3, 1939, Wabasha County, MN, buried St Felix Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard DREES
Anna Theresia SCHONHOFF
EMIGRATION: 1992-93
MARRIED: Elisabeth SCHMIDT
marriage: on Apr 22, 1913, Wabasha MN, St. Felix parish
NOTES: 1920 MN census, Wabasha County, Pepin Twp
DREES, August, 44, Hannover, emgr 1893
Lizzie 36, MN
Joseph 6, Mary 4, Marg 1
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

August's age on the 1920 census corresponds to a listing for someone with the same name on the Passe list of emigrants from Wettrup. 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 supplied date and place of birth and parents' names. Information about August's marriage and death were found in Dave Halm's WCdb.

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DREES, Benedict
BORN: Jul 1, 1837, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Mar 9, 1923, Wabasha County, MN, buried St Felix Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich DREES
Maria Anna HERBERS
EMIGRATION: 1874 - arrived Baltimore Aug 1874 on the ship Baltimore
Bardix DREES, 36, farmer from Germany
Carolina 30, Theresia 6, Clemens 9mo
MARRIED: (1) Anna Maria Carolina MEYER sive ROEMER her entry
marriage: Feb 26, 1867, Lengerich
(2) Helena JENNINGS
CHILDREN: Carolina Theresa born Sep 29, 1867, Hestrup
Bernhardt DREES born Feb 20, 1870, Handrup
Carolina DREES born Mar 31, 1871, Handrup
Clemens DREES born Oct 18, 1873, Hestrup
Mary DREES born 1876, MN
Anna DREES born 1878, MN
  Frank H DREES born 1885, MN
Carolina DREES born 1885, MN
August DREES born 1887, MN
George DREES born 1889, MN
Josephine DREES born 1891, MN
Eliz DREES born 1893, MN
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Wabasha County, District 177
DREES (indexed as DELLS), Benjamin 43, Hannover, farmer
Anna 33, Hannover
Theresia 13, Clement 6, both born Hannover
Mary 4, Annie 2, both born MN
FREESE, Clements, 23, laborer, Hannover
  1900 MN census, Wabasha County, Pepin Twp
DREES, Bernard b. July 1848, Germ, age 51, married 17 years, emgr 1875
Mary born March 1858, Germany, emgr 1882, 5 of 6 children living
John 14, Emma 12, Bernard 9, Mary 6, Clara 9/12, all born in MN
next house
DREES, Benedict born Oct 1838, Germany, age 61, wid, emgr 1873
Clemens born Oct 1872, Germany
Mary born Jan 1876, Germany [should be MN]
Anna 21, Frank 16, Carolina 14, August 12, George 10, Josephine 8, Elizabeth 6, all born in MN
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Benedict's birthdate (as Jun 15, 1837) was on his tombstone. His wife and 2 children born in Hannover were named on the 1880 census and that information allowed entries for all of them to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied Benedict's date and place of birth and parents' names. Information about his children, his second wife and his death was taken from Dave Halm's WCdb.

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DREES, Carolina Theresa
BORN: Sep 29, 1867, Hestrup (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Nov 26, 1904, Wabasha County, MN, buried St Felix Cemetery
PARENTS: Benedikt DREES
Carolina ROEMER
EMIGRATION: 1874 - arrived Baltimore Aug 1874 on the ship Baltimore
Bardix DREES, 36, farmer from Germany
Carolina 30, Theresia 6, Clemens 9mo
MARRIED: Gerhard Anton BURRICHTER
CHILDREN: Benedict BURRICHTER born 1894, MN
John Joseph BURRICHTER born 1895, MN
Mary C BURRICHTER born 1896, MN
Augusta BURRICHTER born 1901, MN
Louis J BURRICHTER born 1904, MN
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Wabasha County, District 177
DREES (indexed as DELLS), Benjamin 43, Hannover, farmer
Anna 33, Hannover
Theresia 13, Clement 6, both born Hannover
Mary 4, Annie 2, both born MN
FREESE, Clements, 23, laborer, Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Theresa's year of birth and brother's and father's names on the 1880 census corresponded with her family's entry on the passenger list of the ship Baltimore. 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 her date and place of birth and parents' names. Information abaout her marriage, children and death were from Dave Halm's WCdb

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DREES, Clemens
BORN: Oct 18, 1873, Hestrup (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Mar 16, 1945/47, Wabasha County, MN, buried St Felix Cemetery
PARENTS: Benedikt DREES
Carolina ROEMER
EMIGRATION: 1874 - arrived Baltimore Aug 1874 on the ship Baltimore
Bardix DREES, 36, farmer from Germany
Carolina 30, Theresia 6, Clemens 9mo
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Wabasha County, District 177
DREES (indexed as DELLS), Benjamin 43, Hannover, farmer
Anna 33, Hannover
Theresia 13, Clement 6, both born Hannover
Mary 4, Annie 2, both born MN
FREESE, Clements, 23, laborer, Hannover
  1900 MN census, Wabasha County, Pepin Twp
DREES, Benedict born Oct 1858, Germany, age 61, wid, emgr 1873
Clemens born Oct 1872, Germany,
Mary born Jan 1876, Germany [should be MN]
Anna 21, Frank 16, Carolina 14, August 12, George 10, Josephine 8, Elizabeth 6, all born in MN
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Clemens' year of birth and sister's and father's names on the 1880 census corresponded with his family's entry on the passenger list of the ship Baltimore. 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 Clemens' date and place of birth and parents' names. Information abaout his death was from Dave Halm's WCdb.

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DREES, Johan Benedict
BORN: Nov 24, 1873, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Dec 8, 1931, buried St Felix Cemetery, Wabasha County, MN
PARENTS: Johan Bernard DREES
Maria Theresa SCHONHOF
EMIGRATION: unknown
MARRIED: unknnown
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Benedict's date of birth and parents' names were noted in Dave Halm's WCdb. Because a brother had been born in Lengerich parish that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him 1 year earlier than the WCdb date.

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DREES, Johan Herman
BORN: Jul 17, 1848, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Jan 23, 1931, Wabasha County, MN, buried St Felix Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich DREES
Maria Anna HERBERS (Mary WILLIAMS in biosketch)
EMIGRATION: 1875 - arrived Aug 27, 1875 on the ship Nuernberg
Herm DREES 27, from Hannover to USA
MARRIED: Mary Theresa JENNINGS
marriage: ca 1883, probably in Wabasha, St Felix parish
CHILDREN: Paul DREES born 1884, MN; died same year
John DREES, born 1886, MN
Emma DREES, born 1878, MN
Bernard DREES, born 1891, MN
Mary DREES, born 1894, MN
Clara DREES, born 1899, MN
NOTES: link to bio-sketch in History of Wabasha County, MN
  1880 MN census, Wabasha County, Pepin Twp
LAGER, John 41, Hannover, farmer
Christine 26, IL
Annie 7, George 5, both born in IL
Christina 3, Frank 4 mo, both born in MN
Herman DREES 30, Hannover, servant
  1900 MN census, Wabasha County, Pepin Twp
DREES, Herman born July 1848, Germany, age 51, married 17 years, emgr 1875
Mary born March 1858, Germany, emgr 1882, 5 of 6 children living
John 14, Emma 12, Bernard 9, Mary 6, Clara 9/12, all born in MN
next house
DREES, Benedict born Oct 1838, Germany, age 61, wid, emgr 1873
Clemens born Oct 1872, Germany, Mary born Jan 1876, Germany (can't be)
Anna 21, Frank 16, Carolina 14, August 12, George 10, Josephine 8, Elizabeth 6, all born in MN
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in hiw WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Johan Herman's date of birth was noted in a biographical sketch (see above.) This allowed him to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which gave a complete date of birth, 3 days after the date in the Wabasha book, place of birth, parents' names and year of emigration. Herman's wife's surname was noted in the Wabasha book. Information about Herman's death and about his children was from Dave Halm's database and the 1900 census.

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DREES, Johan Wilhelm
BORN: Feb 24, 1856, Mehringen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Sep 20, 1930, Louisville, Jefferson County, KY; buried St Michaels Cemetery
PARENTS: Gerhard DREES
Maria Aleid LOEGERING
EMIGRATION: 1874
MARRIED: Bernadina PETERS
CHILDREN: John H DREES born 1879, KY
Katie DREES born 1882, KY
Herman DREES born 1886, KY
Clara DREES born 1890, KY
Ida DREES born 1892, KY
NOTES: 1900 KY census, Jefferson County, Louisville
DREES, William, Feb 1856, Germany, marr 21 yrs, emgr 1874
Bernerdina, Dec 1856, IN, 5 of 6 children living
John H 21, Katie 17, Herman 13, Clara 10, Ida 7, all born KY
SOURCES:

Johan Wilhelm's date of birth was on his KY 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 supplied place of birth and parents' names. His wife's name was on his death certificate.

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DREES, Johanna Elisabeth
BORN: Aug 24, 1846, Freren
DIED: Sep 6, 1904, Covington, Kenton County, KY; buried Mother of God Cemetery
PARENTS: Carl Joseph DREES
Marg Adl GROTE
EMIGRATION: 1864
MARRIED: Herman Heinrich ALBERS his entry
CHILDREN: Elizabeth ALBERS born 1869, OH
John H V ALBERS born 1877, OH
Aloysius ALBERS born 1879, OH
Regina ALBERS born 1881, OH
Frank ALBERS born 1883, OH
Clifford ALBERS born 1891, OH
NOTES: 1900 KY census, Kenton County, Covington
ALBERS, Herman H, may 1847, Germany, marr 33 yrs, emgr 1864
Mary E, Aug 1847, Germany, 6 of 8 children living, emgr 1864
John H 23, Louis 20, Regina 19, Frank 17, Clifford 9, all born OH
RESEARCHERS: Paul George Stadler, Steven Craig and Steven C who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Johanna Elisabeth's date and place of birth and parents' names were found in several WCdbs. That information was then verified in Freren parish records. Information about wife and children was from the WCdbs.

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DRESMAN, DREESMAN

DREESMAN, Catharine
BORN: Aug 24, 1867, Boerger
DIED: probably 1870-80 in St Louis
PARENTS: Johan DREESMAN
Thecla KLAAS
EMIGRATION: 1869 - arrived NY Aug 14, 1869 on the ship Maiwife or Main
DREESMANN, Johann, 36, from Prussia
Thecla 25, Catharine 2
  emigration index, Osnabrueck - Johan Gerhard DRESMAN born 1832, emgr from Boerger in 1869 with his wife
MARRIED: unknown - probably died as a child
NOTES: 1870 MO census, St Louis
DREESMAN, John 36, Hannover, tailor
Thecla 26, Hannover
Katherine 2, Hannover
for parents and brother
  1880 MO census, St Louis
DREESMANN John, 48, Prussia, Taylor
Thekla 36, Prussia
Herman 8, MO
SOURCES:

Catharine's approximate year of birth and parents' names were known from the 1870 census and the passenger list of the ship Maiwife/Main. A possible place of birth was known from an emigration index entry thought to have been for her father. Boerger parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Catharine.

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DREESMAN, Johan Gerhard
BORN: Jun 18, 1832, Neuboerger (parish in Boerger)
PARENTS: Johan Bernard DRESMAN
Catharina MEINERS
EMIGRATION: 1869 - arrived NY Aug 14, 1869 on the ship Maiwife or Main
DREESMANN, Johann, 36, from Prussia
Thecla 25, Catharine 2
  Emigration index, Osnabrueck - Johan Gerhard DRESMAN born 1832, emgrated in 1869 from Boerger with wife
MARRIED: Thecla KLAAS her entry
marriage: Sep 11?, 1866, Boerger
CHILDREN: Catharine DREESMAN born 1867, Hannover
Herman DREESMAN born 1872, MO
NOTES: 1870 MO census, St Louis
DREESMAN, John 36, Hannover, tailor
Thecla 26, Hannover
Katherine 2, Hannover
  1880 MO census, St Louis
DREESMANN John, 48, Prussia, Taylor
Thekla 36, Prussia
Herman 8, MO
SOURCES:

Johan's date and place of birth and parents' names were on his marriage record. Boerger parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Gerhard.

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DREESMAN, Maria Helena
BORN: Feb 9, 1822, baptized in Soegel
DIED: Jun 23, 1846, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Herman Gerhard DREESMAN (marr)
Anna Maria SCHWEERS
EMIGRATION: by 1846
MARRIED: Johan Herman EILERS his entry
marriage: May 19, 1846, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Helena's parents' names were on her marriage record at St Vincent de Paul parish. Her approximate year of birth was known from her age (24) at death, on record also at St Vincent de Paul. Because her surname was known to occur in Soegel parish  that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for Maria Helena.

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DRIER

DRIER, Anna Maria
BORN: in Gersten baptized Feb 12, 1817, Lengerich
PARENTS: Tobias DREYER
Helena JANSEN
EMIGRATION: 1845 - arrived New Orleans Jun 23, 1845 on the ship Luntine
Joh E BERNSEN 27, from Lengerich, going to St. Louis
with him were Marian 27 and Carolin, 1/2
MARRIED: Johan Engelbert BERNSEN his entry
marriage: Nov 19, 1844, Lengerich
CHILDREN: ?Caroline BERENSEN born 1844, Lengerich (on passenger list)
Maria Elisabeth BERNSEN born 1847, St. Louis, MO; died 1849
Marianne BERENDSEN born 1850, St. Louis, MO
Antoinette BEHRENS born 1853, St. Louis, MO; died 1854
Anna Margaretha Catharine BERNSEN born 1854, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Anna Maria's husband's name was known from the baptism records of their children at St Joseph parish. Her place of birth was thought to have been Lengerich from a passenger list entry which appears to have ben for her family on the the ship Luntine. That source also supplied her approximate year of birth. Lengerich parish records were checked and a corresponding marriage record was found there for her which supplied her parents' names. A corresponding birth/baptism record was found at the same parish for Helena Maria.

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DRIVER

DRIVER, Johan Heinrich Franz
BORN: Nov 24, 1828, Bramhar (parish in Bawinkel)
DIED: Jun 28, 1849, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich DRIVER
Maria Elisabeth METTEN
EMIGRATION: 1849
MARRIED: unknown
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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DROEGE

DROEGE, Adelheid
BORN: Dec 31, 1854, Harrenstaette (parish in Werlte)
PARENTS: Lambert DROEGE
Angela AHRENS
EMIGRATION: by 1873
MARRIED: Heinrich ROSEN
marriage: Feb 18, 1873, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL
CHILDREN: Herman ROSEN born 1875, IL
Elisabeth ROSEN born 1878, IL
Heinrich ROSEN born 1879, IL
Anna ROSEN born 1883, IL
Mary ROSEN born 1886, IL
Bernard ROSEN born 1879, IL
Margaret ROSEN born 1892, IL
Elisabeth ROSEN born 1894, IL

John ROSEN born 1899, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Point pct #180
ROSE, Heinrich 35, farmer, Hannover
Adelhide 25, Hannover
Hermann 5, Elisabeth 2, Heinrich 10/12 all born IL
1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Point pct #130/133
ROSE, Henry born Oct 1844, age 55, m. 27 years, from Germany, emgr 1865
Adelies born Jan 1855, age 45, 8 of 10 children living, from Germany
Herman 24, Henry 20, Anna 17, Mary 14, Barney 11, Maggie 8, Lizzie 6, John 1, all born in IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this
SOURCES: Adelheid’s parents’ names were not on her marriage record at St Joseph parish but her date on birth on the 1900 census allowed her to be identified in Werlte parish records as a sister of Joh Wm and daughter of Lambert, who both also emigrated and died in Calhoun County.  Adelheid’s birth information was from Werlte parish records.

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DROEGE, Johan Bernard
BORN: Jan 29, 1819, Harrenstaette (parish in Werlte)
DIED: Mar 23, 1882, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich DROEGE
Anna Margaretha MEHRJANS (MEERJANSS)
EMIGRATION: 1846 - arrived New Orleans Mar 30, 1846 on the ship Diana
Johan DROEGE 27, farmer from Lorup, Anna 31, Antige 23
MARRIED: Anna Maria KRONABEL  her entry
marriage: Oct 1, 1844, Soegel
CHILDREN: Henry DROEGE born 1848, IL, m. WIEGMAN
John DROEGE born 1853, IL, m. HILLEN
Bernard DROEGE born 1856, IL, m. HILLEN
NOTES: 1850 IL census, Calhoun County, Hardin Precinct, p. 295, dwelling 3
DROGER, John B 32, born Germany
Mary 34 born Germany, Henry 3, born IL
1870 IL census Calhoun County, Point Pct #182/172
John B DRY 51, farmer from Hannover
Mary 54, Hannover
Henry 22, John 17, Bernhardt 13, all born in IL
1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Pct #316
DROGE, John 61, farmer, Hannover
Maria 64, Hannover
John 26, Bernhard 23 born born IL
Anna, 13, adopted born Hannover
Anna 8, adopted born Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) a descendant
SOURCES: All of the information for this emigrant was supplied by Dolores Rizzo. The date and place of birth and marriage and parents' names were from church records.

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DROEGE, Lambert
BORN: Apr 26, 1809, Harrenstaette (parish in Werlte)
DIED: Apr 25, 1874, buried St Mary's Cemetery, Brussels, Calhoun County, IL
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich DROEGE
Anna Margaretha MEERJAN
EMIGRATION: 1871 - arrived NY Mar 27, 1871 on the ship Nevada
DRO…, Laub 58, laborer, traveling with children Adelheid and Wilhelm
MARRIED: Angela AHRENS who probably died before Lambert emigrated
CHILDREN: Anna Margareta DROEGE 1840
Herman Heinrich DROEGE born 1844
Maria Gesina DROEGE born 1846
Johan Wm DROEGE born ca 1849
Adelheid DROEGE Dec 31, 1854, Harrenstaette
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Imming (ImmingGenealogy@aol.com) who supplied all of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES: Lambert's age (65) was on his death record at St Mary's parish. His brother was known to have been born in Harrenstaette so Werlte parish records were checked and a corresponding record was found there for Lambert also.

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DROEGE, Johan Wilhelm
BORN: Apr 8, 1849, Harrenstaette (parish in Werlte)
DIED: before Jan 1878 when wife remarried (to Peter Snyders)
PARENTS: Lambert DROEGE
Angela AHRENS
EMIGRATION: by 1871
MARRIED: Anna Margaret STROTMANN her entry
marriage Apr 18, 1871, Meppen, Calhoun County, St Joseph parish
CHILDREN: Lambert DROEGE born ca 1872
Lucinda DROEGE born ca 1874
Anna DROEGE born ca 1875
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this
SOURCES: Johan Wilhelm’s parents’ names and his year and place of birth were known from research done on this family. Werlte parish records were checked for Johan Wilhelm also and a corresponding birth/baptism record was found there for him.

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DRUMMER

DRUMMER, Bernard Clemens
BORN: Jul 25, 1860, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
PARENTS: Johan Bernard DRUMMER
Anna Christine KNUEVEN
EMIGRATION: 1886
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1920 IA census, O'Brien County, Dale Twp
DRUMMER, Clemens, 59, Germany, single, emgr 1886
hired man working for Clarence Smith
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database.
SOURCES:

Clemens' approximate year of birth and parents' names were found in Dave Halm's WCdb. Because siblings had been born in Gersten, the parish records of Lengerich were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Bernard Clemens.

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DRUMMER, Clemens Gerhard
BORN: Nov 1, 1833, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Sep 3, 1881, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Henrich DRUMMER
Anna Engel SULMAN
EMIGRATION: 1867 - arrived NY Apr 10, 1866 on the ship Hansa
Clemens DRUMMER 32, Theresa 27
MARRIED: Theresa Anna HARDE her entry
marriage: Feb 13, 1866, Lengerich
CHILDREN: Gerhard Henry DRUMMER born 1867
Rosa Maria Cath DRUMMER born 1868, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
Mary DRUMMER born 1871, Jo Daviess, County, IL
Christina Anna DRUMMER born 1873, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
Anna C DRUMMER born 1875, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
Regina Theresa DRUMMER born 1877 Jo Daviess County, IL
NOTES: After Clemens death, his wife and a daughter moved to Haverhill, IA
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database and whose wife is a descendant of Clemens
SOURCES: Most information about Clemens was taken from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. The birth information was verified in Lengerich parish records and the parents' names were taken from that baptismal record of Gerhard Clemens.

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DRUMMER, Heinrich Franz (Bernard)
BORN: Mar 2, 1865, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Mar 9, 1854, Marshalltown, Marshall County, IA
PARENTS: Bernard DRUMMER
Anna Christine KNUEVEN
EMIGRATION: 1885 via NY with brother Clemens
MARRIED: Maria Elisabeth OETKER
CHILDREN: Joseph Herman DRUMMER born IA
Bernard DRUMMER born IA
Leo George DRUMMER born IA
Lawrence DRUMMER born IA
Frances Christina DRUMMER born IA
Walter Frank DRUMMER born IA
Edmund DRUMMER born IA
Raymond Herman DRUMMER born IA
Adeline Agnes DRUMMER born IA
Rita Hildagarde DRUMMER born IA
Ulrica Anna DRUMMER born IA
Clement Bernard DRUMMER born IA
Alphonse DRUMMER born IA
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: The birthdate and parents' names of Franz (as Frank Bernard) were found in Dave Halm's database. Lengerich parish records were checked because others with the same surname had come from that parish and a corresponding entry was found there also for Heinrich Franz.

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DRUMMER, Herman Heinrich
BORN: Nov 29, 1872, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Dec 21, 1959, Marshalltown, Marshall County, IA; buried St Joseph's Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard DRUMMER
Anna Christine KNUEVEN
EMIGRATION: 1892
MARRIED: never married
RESEARCHERS: Cathy Barkema and Dave Halm who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Herman's date of birth and parents' names were noted in more than one WCdb. Because her father had been born in Lengerich, that same parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was also found there for Herman Heinrich. Information about his death, marital status and emigration was from the WCdbs.

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