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FRANZEN

FRANZEN, Anna Maria
BORN: Sep 17, 1837, Handrup (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: between her arrival in the US in 1867 and the 1880 census when her husband and daughters were listed without her
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich FRANZEN
Anna Maria KOOPMAN
EMIGRATION: 1867 - arrived Baltimore Oct 28, 1867 on the ship Therese
Gerh H WAHOFF, 35, farmer, Hannover to Cincinnati
Anna Maria 32, Marianna 2, Maria Christ, infant
MARRIED: Gerhard Heinrich WAHOFF his entry
marriage: Jul 31, 1864, Freren
CHILDREN: Maria A WAHOFF born ca 1865, Prussia
Maria WAHOFF born ca 1867, Prussia
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHOFF, George 48, Prussia, dealer in Rags & Iron
Mary A, 15, Maria 13, both born Prussia
SOURCES:

Maria Anna's approximate year of birth and husband's name were known from the passenger list of the ship Therese. Because her husband had been born in Freren that parish's records were checked for a marriage record which was found and gave Anna Maria's date and place of birth and parents' names, information which was then verified in Lengerich parish records.

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FREESE

FRESE, Albert Bernard
BORN: May 4, 1826 - Lengerich
DIED: Mar 1, 1914, Haverhill, Marshall County, IA
PARENTS: Bernard Heinrich FRESE
Anna Maria LAU
EMIGRATION: 1882 - arrived Baltimore Sep 15, 1882 on ship Leipzig
Albert FREESE 57 farmer from Prussia, with Marianna 48, Christine 21, Johannes 18, Joseph 16, Clemens 13, Anna 10, Franz 4
First they went to Menominee, IL (near his wife's sister) and then to Haverhill, IA.
MARRIED: Mary Anna HARDE (HERODE) her entry
CHILDREN: Theresa FREESE born 1858 Lengerich
Bernard H FREESE born 1859 born Gersten, m. KLAAS
Christina Anna FREESE born 1861 Lengerich
John Anton FREESE born 1863 Lengerich
Joseph B FREESE born 1866
Clemens FREESE born 1869 Lengerich
Anna Maria FREESE born 1872 Lengerich
Frank J FREESE born 1878 Lengerich
NOTES: The oldest child, Theresa, married in Germany and remained there.
RESEARCHERS: (LindaMac10@aol.com) a direct descendant
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant listed in his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most of the information was supplied by Linda. Albert Bernard's birth date was verified in the Lengerich baptismal records and his parents' names were taken from that record. Names of the children were taken from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. The emigration information was taken from the FTM cd index to the Germans to America series of books.

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FREESE, Anna Helena Margaretha
BORN: Jun 30, 1801, Herzlake
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich FRESE
Anna Maria JANSEN
EMIGRATION: 1856 - arrived New Orleans Dec 16, 1856 on the ship Neptun
KRONERS from Hesslar (Herzlake) going to IL:
A.M. 32, F.G. 15, F H 4, F W 28, H 56, M 17
Herzlake parish emigration list - Anna Helena FRESE, widow, emigrated in 1856 from Gross Dohren with children Maria Anna, Joh Gerh and Joh Bd, and his family
MARRIED: (1) Johan Gerhard KRONER died in Germany it seems
(2) Herman Heinrich KEMPER his entry, a widower
marriage: Jan 10, 1859, St. Libory
CHILDREN: Joh Bd KRONER born Feb 22, 1828, Gr Doehren
Maria Anna KRONER born Dec 11, 1830, Gr Doehren
M Ges KRONER born Feb 9, 1833, Gr Doehren
Joh Gd KRONER born Sep 4, 1835, Gr Doehren; died 1835, Herzlake
Maria Anna KRONER born Aug 12, 1838, Gr Doehren, died 1927, St. Lib
Joh Gd KRONER born 1841, Gr Dohren, died 1880, m. KENKELDER
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Washington County, Tw 2 Rg 5
KAMPER, Herman 50, Germany, farmer
A H 59, Germany
B 7, H S 6, Louis 5, all born IL [his children]
KEHNER [KRONER?], J G 18, Germany [her son]
  1870 IL census, Washington County, Tw 2, Rg 5
KEMPER, Herman 60, Hannover, farmer
Anna 69, Hannover
Dinah 17, Henry 16, both born IL
SOURCES:

All information, except emigration and censuses, was from 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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FREESE, Anna Maria
BORN: Mar 7, 1863, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich FREESE
Gesina Adelheit MIDDENDORF
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived New Orleans Oct 27, 1868 on the ship Dorette
Johann 38, Theresa 40, Theresa 9, Johann 8, MariaAnna 5, Gessiene 2
Herzlake Emgr List 1868 -Joh Heinr FRESE, born 1831 emigrated from Klein Dohren with wife Ges Adelh MIDDENDORF born 1829, and FRESE children Helene Thresesia 1857, Gerh Heinr 1860, Anna Maria 1863, Ges Engel 1865
MARRIED: unknown - still single in 1880
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net), who has this emigrant in his online WorldConnect database.
NOTES: 1880 census Jamestown Township, Grant County, WI
Henry FREESE 50 born Germany
Adeline 53, wife, Prussia,
Tracy 21, George 20, Mary 17, Anna 14, all born Prussia
John 11 and Henry 8 born Wis
SOURCES: Anna Maria was listed with her parents and siblings on the Herzlake emigration list which gave her year and probable place of birth. Her baptism record was found in Herzlake parish and it verified her parents' names found on the emigration list. Dave Halm supplied the 1880 WI census information.

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FREESE, Anna Maria
BORN: Sep 13, 1872, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Jan 14, 1960, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL, buried in BVM cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard Albert FREESE
Maria Anna HARDE
EMIGRATION: 1882 - arrived Baltimore Sep 15, 1882 on the ship Leipzig
Albert FREESE 57 farmer from Prussia
with Marianna 48, Christine 21, Johannes 18, Joseph 16, Anna 10, Franz 4
MARRIED: Henry G WUBBEN born 1868, IL (entry for his father born in Andervenne, Freren)
marriage: Jan 30, 1894, Jo Daviess Co, IL
CHILDREN: Cecelia R WUBBEN born 1895, Jo Daviess County, IL
Henry B WUBBEN born 1897, Jo Daviess County, IL
Sophia Mary WUBBEN born 1900, Jo Daviess County, IL
Paul H WUBBEN born 1901, Jo Daviess County, IL
Bertha F WUBBEN born 1904, Jo Daviess County, IL
Joseph C WUBBEN born 1906, Jo Daviess County, IL
Louisa A WUBBEN born 1908
Leo G WUBBEN born 1911
Myra
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most information about Anna Maria came from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. Her birthdate was on her tombstone and that allowed her to be identified on Dr. Stefan Remme's website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland giving her place of birth and verifying the date and her parents' names. The ship information was from the passenger list of the ship Leipzig on microfilm.

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FREESE, Bernard Heinrich
BORN: Jul 27, 1806, Lengerich
PARENTS: Johan Bernard FREESE
Anna Adelheid STROOT
EMIGRATION: 1850-57
MARRIED: Anna Theresa STEREN her entry
marriage: Nov 12, 1839, Lengerich
CHILDREN: Mary FREESE born 1841, Hanover marr. KOHLER
Caroline/Christina FREESE born 1846, Hanover marr. KOHLER
Johan FREESE born 1850, Hannover
Josephine FREESE born 1860 in Missouri
NOTES: 1860 MO census, Cape Girardeau, Liberty Twp
FREEZE, Bernard 54, Hannover
Theresa 42, Hannover
Christina [Caroline?] 14, John 10, both born in Hannover
Josephina 2, born MO
  1880 MO census, Cape Girardeau, Byrd Twp
KOHLER, Christian, Darmstadt 39, farmer
Caroline, 34, Hannover
Mary 11, Eliz 10, Frederick 6, Anna F, 6mo, allborn in MO
Barnett FREEZ F-I-L 73, Hannover, carpenter
Theresa 57, M-I-L, Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Faith Bischoff born Johnson gr-daughter of Susan Kalhoff, daughter of Mary Ann Freese - who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Bernard's parents' names were on his marriage record. His approximate year of birth was known from censuses. Because his surname was known to occur in Lengerich parish, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Bernard Heinrich.

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FREESE, Bernard Heinrich
BORN: Sep 9, 1859 Gersten (Lengerich parish)
DIED: died Mar 3, 1929, Haverhill, Marshall County, IA
PARENTS: Bernard Albert FREESE
Maria Anna HARDE (HARODE)
EMIGRATION: ca 1880
settled first in Menominee, IL
moved to Haverhill, IA ca 1900-02
MARRIED: Carolina Anna KLAAS her entry
marriage: Jan 30, 1894, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: Albert FREESE born ca 1895, Menominee, IL
Mary A FREESE born 1896, Menominee, IL
Christina FREESE born 1898, Menominee, IL
John Clement FREESE born 1900, Menominee, IL
Leo John FREESE born 1902, Haverhill, IA
Theresa FREESE born 1905, Haverhill, IA
Rosa FREESE
RESEARCHERS (LindaMac10@aol.com) and
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant listed in his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Bernard Heinrich's date and place of birth and parents' names were from LindaMac10 and from the WorldConnect database of Dave Halm. The birth information was verified in Lengerich parish church records (finding only slight variation in date and in the spelling of the mother's last name). His wife's name and marriage info was from LindaMac10 and also appears, along with children's names and emigration year, on Dave Halm's WorldConnect database.

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FREESE, Bernard Joseph
BORN: Aug 3, 1866, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Jun 29, 1951, Marshalltown, Marshall County, IA; buried Immaculate Conception (St Joseph) Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard Albert FREESE
Maria Anna HARDE
EMIGRATION: 1882 - arrived Baltimore Sep 15, 1882 on the ship Leipzig
Albert FREESE 57 farmer from Prussia
with him Marianna 48, Christine 21, Johannes 18, Joseph 16, Anna 10, Franz 4
MARRIED: Katharina LEMKER born 1868, Menominee, IL
marriage: May 7, 1895, Haverhill, Marshall County, IA
CHILDREN: Berhta M FREESE born 1897, IA
Lawrence FREESE born 1900, IA
Theresa C FREESE born 1902, IA
Henry J FREESE born 1904, IA
RESEARCHERS Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Bernard's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Dave Halm's WCdb. That information was then verified in Lengerich parish records. Information about his wife, children and death was from the same WCdb.

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FREESE, Christina Anna
BORN: Oct 25, 1861, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Jun 25, 1842, Morris, Stevens County, MN, buried in Menominee, IL, BVM Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard Albert FREESE
Maria Anna HARDE
EMIGRATION: 1882 - arrived Baltimore Sep 15, 1882 on the ship Leipzig
Albert FREESE 57, farmer from Prussia
with him Marianna 48, Christine 21, Johannes 18, Joseph 16, Anna 10, Franz 4
MARRIED: Clemens Johan KUEHLE his entry
marriage: May 29, 1883
CHILDREN: Bernard John KUEHLE, born 1884, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
Mary Anna KUEHLE, born 1885, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
Rosa Christina KUEHLE, born 1887, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
Francis Albert "Frank" KUEHLE, born 1889, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
Dorothea Anna (twin) KUEHLE, born 1891, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
Othilia Cathaerine (twin) KUEHLE, born 1891, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
John Philip KUEHLE, born 1893, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
Henry Joseph KUEHLE, born 1895, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
Anna Helena KUEHLE, born 1898, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
Clemens Gerhard KUEHLE, born 1899, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
Elizabeth Emma KUEHLE, born 1901, Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most information about Christina Anna was found in Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. Her birth/baptism record, as Anna Christina, was found in Lengerich parish records.

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FREESE, Clemens
BORN: Aug 18, 1869, Lengerich
DIED: Mar 27, 1958, ND
PARENTS: Bernard Albert FREESE
Maria Anna HARDE
EMIGRATION: 1882 - arrived Baltimore Sep 15, 1882 on the ship Leipzig
Albert FREESE 57 farmer from Prussia
with Marianna 48, Christine 21, Johannes 18, Joseph 16, Clemens 13, Anna 10, Franz 4
MARRIED: Anna WUBBEN born 1872, IL (entry for her father) born in Andervenne, Freren)
marriage: Jan 28, 1896, Jo Daviess Co, IL
CHILDREN: Raymond FREESE born 1896
Theresa FREESE born 1898, IA
Clara FREESE born 1898, IA
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net), who has this emigrant in his online WorldConnect database.
SOURCES: All information was taken from Dave Halm's online World Connect database. The date and place of birth and parents' names were confirmed in Lengerich parish records.

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FREESE, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: Aug 8, 1860, Klein Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Mar 27, 1958, ND
PARENTS: Joh Heinrich FREESE
Gesina Adelheit MIDDENDORF
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived New Orleans Oct 27, 1868 on the ship Dorette
Johann 38, Theresa 40, Theresa 9, Johann 8, MariaAnna 5, Gessiene 2
Herzlake Emgr List 1868 -Joh Heinr FRESE, born 1831, emigrated from Klein Dohren with wife Ges Adelh MIDDENDORF born 1829, and FRESE children Helene Thresesia 1857, Gerh Heinr 1860, Anna Maria 1863, Ges Engel 1865
MARRIED: Margaretha DALSING born 1867, WI
marriage: Aug 29, 1893, Sinsinawa, Grant Co, WI
CHILDREN: Henry FREESE born 1895, WI
Catharine FREESE born 1897, WI
Bernard FREESE born 1902, WI
John FREESE born 1902, WI
George FREESE born 1905, WI
NOTES: 1880 census Jamestown Township, Grant County, WI
Henry FREESE 50 born Germany
Adeline 53, wife, Prussia,
Tracy 21, George 20, Mary 17, Anna 14, all born Prussia
John 11 and Henry 8 born Wis
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net), who has this emigrant in his online WorldConnect database.
SOURCES: Gerhard Heinrich was listed with his parents and siblings on the Herzlake emigration list which gave his year and probable place of birth. His baptism record was found in Herzlake parish and it verified his parents' names found on the emigration list. His date and place of death, wife's name, marriage information and information about children were taken from Dave Halm's online WorldConnect database. Dave also supplied the 1880 WI census info.

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FREESE, Helena Theresa
BORN: Nov 7, 1858 (probably in Klein Dohren), baptized in Herzlake
DIED: Oct 4, 1929, Breda, Caroll Co, IA, buried St. Bernard Cemetery
PARENTS: Johhan Heinrich FREESE
Gesina Adelheit MIDDENDORF
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived New Orleans Oct 27, 1868 on the ship Dorette
Johann 38, Theresa 40, Theresa 9, Johann 8, MariaAnna 5, Gessiene 2
Herzlake Emgr List 1868 - Joh Heinr FRESE, born 1831, emigrated from Klein Dohren with wife Ges Adelh MIDDENDORF born 1829, and FRESE children Helene Thresesia 1857, Gerh Heinr 1860, Anna Maria 1863, Ges Engel 1865
MARRIED: Bernhard Heinrich WEMPE his entry born 1867, WI
marriage: Jan/Feb 21, 1882, Grant Co, WI
CHILDREN: Mary WEMPE
Bernard C WEMPE born 1887
Joseph WEMPE
NOTES: 1880 census Jamestown Township, Grant County, WI
Henry FREESE 50 born Germany
Adeline 53, wife, Prussia,
Tracy 21, George 20, Mary 17, Anna 14, all born Prussia
John 11 and Henry 8 born Wis
1900 IA census, Carroll County, Kniest twp (ancestry.com)
WEMPE, Bernard, Apr 1858 Germany, m. 18, emgr 1874
Theresia, Nov 1858 Germany 11/11, emgr 1868
Mary 17, Henry 15, Lizzie 14, Bernard 12, Theresia 11, Annie 9, Kathy 7, Jos 3, Franziska 3, Frank 2
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net), who has this emigrant in his online WorldConnect database.
SOURCES: Helena Theresa was listed with her parents and siblings on the Herzlake emigration list which gave her year and probable place of birth. Her baptism record was found in Herzlake parish and it verified her parents' names found on the emigration list. Her date and place of death, husband's name, marriage information and names of children were taken from Dave Halm's online WorldConnect database. Dave also supplied the 1880 WI census info.

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FREESE, Johan Anton
BORN: Dec 27, 1863, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Mar 9, 1913, Haverhill, IA
PARENTS: Bernard Albert FREESE
Maria Anna HARDE
EMIGRATION: 1882 - arrived Baltimore Sep 15, 1882 on ship Leipzig
Albert FREESE 57 farmer from Prussia, with Marianna 48, Christine 21, Johannes 18, Joseph 16, Clemens 13, Anna 10, Franz 4
MARRIED: Maria Katharine Adeleit JANSEN born 1864, WI
marriage: Feb 7, 1893, Haverhill, IA
CHILDREN: Helena FREESE born 1894, Haverhill, IA
Margaret Anna FREESE born 1896, Haverhill, IA
Emma Margaret FREESE born 1897
Mary L FREESE born 1899
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net), who has this emigrant in his online WorldConnect database.
SOURCES: Most information for this emigrant was taken from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. Johan Anton's birth was confirmed in the Lengerich parish records. Passenger information was taken from the FTM cd index to the Germans to America book series.

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FREESE, Johan Franz
BORN: Aug 16, 1878, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Aug 27, 1955, Dubuque, Dubuque County, IA; buried St Joseph's (Immaculate Conception parish) Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard Albert FREESE
Maria Anna HARDE
EMIGRATION: 1882 - arrived Baltimore Sep 15, 1882 on the ship Leipzig
Albert FREESE 57 farmer from Prussia
Marianna 48, Christine 21, Johannes 18, Joseph 16, Anna 10, Franz 4
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1900 IA census, Marshall County, Timber Lake Twp
FREESE, John, Dec 1860, 30 yrs old, Germany, marr 7 yrs, emgr 1882
Mary 1864, WI
Helen 4, Maggie 4, Emma 3, Mary 10.12, all born IA
Frank, Aug 1878, Germany, single, emgr 1882
  1910 IA census, Marshall County, Logan
FREESE, Joseph B 42, Germany, emgr 1884
Catherine 41, IL
Bertha M 13, Lawrence 10, Theresia 7, Henry J 5, all born IA
Frank, brother, 30, Germany, emgr 1884
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WCdb
SOURCES:

Most information was from Dave Halm's WCdb with birth info and parents' names from Dr Remme's online Herzlake database.

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FREESE, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Jul 28, 1831, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: 1913
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich FRESE
Anna Maria DETERMAN
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived New Orleans Oct 27, 1868 on the ship Dorette
Johann 38, Theresa 40, Theresa 9, Johann 8, MariaAnna 5, Gessiene 2
Herzlake Emgr List 1868 - Joh Heinr FRESE, born 1831, from Klein Dohren, emigrated with wife Ges Adelh MIDDENDORF born 1829, and FRESE children Helene Thresesia 1857, Gerh Heinr 1860, Anna Maria 1863, Ges Engel 1865
MARRIED: Gesina Adelheid MIDDENDORF her entry  
CHILDREN: Helene Theresia FREESE born 1857, Dohren, Herzlake m. WEMPE
Gerh Heinrich FREESE born 1860, Dohren, Herzlake m. DALSING
Anna Maria FREESE born 1863, Dohren, Herzlake
Gesina Engel FREESE born 1865, Dohren, Herzlake
John FREESE born 1869, WI
Henry FREESE born 1870, WI
NOTES: 1880 census Jamestown Township, Grant County, WI
Henry FREESE 50 born Germany
Adeline 53, wife, Prussia,
Tracy 21, George 20, Mary 17, Anna 14, all born Prussia
John 11 and Henry 8 born Wis
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net), who has this emigrant in his online WorldConnect database.
SOURCES: Johan Henrich and his family were found on the Herzlake emigration list which gave their probable place and year of birth. Baptism records were found for all of them in Herzlake parish. Johan Heinrich's parents' names were from his baptismal record. His year of death, the year and place of birth for the two youngest children and information on the families of the two oldest children was all taken from Dave Halm's online WorldConnect database. Dave also supplied the 1880 WI census info.

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FREESE, Johan Herman Bernard
BORN: March 19, 1838, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Apr 30, 1918
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich FRESE
Maria DETERMANN
EMIGRATION: 1868
MARRIED: Anna Maria Theresa KLEINE her entry
May 23, 1871, Bellevue, IA
CHILDREN: Bernard DIRKSEN, born 1868, Bellevue IA; died 1948, Bellevue, IA.
Anna DIRKSEN, born 1871, Bellevue, IA,
Mary (Mae) FREESE, born 1874, Bellevue, IA; died 1951
John FREESE, born 1876, Bellevue, IA; m. ENTRINGER, m. ELLINGHOUSE
Lena FREESE, born ca 1879, IA
Joseph FREESE, born 1881, Bellevue, IA
Theresa FREESE, born 1884
Frances FREESE, born 1886, Bellevue, IA; m. M HINGTGEN
Ida (Adelheid) FREESE, born 1889, Bellevue, IA
RESEARCHERS: Theresa A Dirksen (tdirksen1@mmm.com)
SOURCES: Bernard's date of birth was supplied by Theresa Dirksen. That allowed him to be identified on Dr. Stefan Remme' website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland. His place of birth and parents' names were taken from that webiste. Information about Bernard's death, his marriage and his children was supplied by Theresa and taken from Bellevue church records.

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FREESE, Maria Carolina
BORN: May 16, 1844, Lengerich
PARENTS: Bernard Heinrich FREESE
Maria Theresa STEREN
EMIGRATION: 1857
MARRIED: Christian KOEHLER
CHILDREN: Mary KOEHLER born 1869, MO
Elizabeth KOEHLER born 1870, MO
Fredr KOEHLER born 1875, MO; died 1957, MO
Anna F KOEHLER born 1879, MO
Leo Chr KOEHLER born 1886, MO
Cecelia KOEHLER born 1888, MO
NOTES: 1860 MO census, Cape Girardeau, Liberty Twp
FREEZE, Bd 54, Hannover
Theresa 42, Hannover
Christina 14, John 10, both born in Hannover
Josephina 2, born MO
  1880 MO census, Cape Girardeau, Byrd Twp
KOHLER, Christian, Darmstadt 39, farmer
Caroline, 34, Hannover
Mary 11, Eliz 10, Frederick 6, Anna F, 6mo, allborn in MO
Barnett FREEZ F-I-L 73, Hannover, carpenter
Theresa 57, M-I-L, Hannover
listed next-door
KOHLER Fred, 28, Darmstadt
Mary 39, Hannover
Mary C 4, Henry C 1, both born in MO
Susan KALKOFF 12, KY
FALCON, John F C 12, MO
FREEZ, Josephine S-I-L, 20, MO
  1900 MO census, Cape Girardeau, Byrd Twp
KOEHLER, Christian, Jul 1839, Germany, marr 33 yrs, emgr 1857
Caroline, May 1844, Germany, 6 of 6 ch living, emgr 1852
Fred H 24, Annie F 20, Leo Chr 14, Cecelia, 12. all born MO
SOURCES:

Carolina's month and year of birth were known from the 1900 census and her parents' names from the 1860 census. Because her surname was known to occur in Lengerich parish, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her.

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FREESE, Maria Gesina Angela
BORN: Nov 30, 1865, Klein Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich FREESE
Gesina Adelheit MIDDENDORF
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived New Orleans Oct 27, 1868 on the ship Dorette
Johann 38, Theresa 40, Theresa 9, Johann 8, MariaAnna 5, Gessiene 2
Herzlake Emgr List 1868 - Joh Heinr FRESE, born 1831, emigrated from Klein Dohren with wife Ges Adelh MIDDENDORF born 1829, and FRESE children Helene Thresesia 1857, Gerh Heinr 1860, Anna Maria 1863, Ges Engel 1865
MARRIED: unknown - still single in 1880
NOTES: 1880 census Jamestown Township, Grant County, WI
Henry FREESE 50 born Germany
Adeline 53, wife, Prussia,
Tracy 21, George 20, Mary 17, Anna 14, all born Prussia
John 11 and Henry 8 born Wis
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net), who has this emigrant in his online WorldConnect database.
SOURCES: Gesina Angela was listed with her parents and siblings on the Herzlake emigration list which gave her year and probable place of birth. Her baptism record (name as Maria Angela) was found in Herzlake parish and it verified her parents' names found on the emigration list. Dave Halm supplied the 1880 WI census info.

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FRESE, Maria Helena Agnes
BORN: Dec 10, 1872, Lingen
DIED: Feb 8, 1943, Norwood, Hamilton County, OH; wid, buried St Mary's Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard FRESE
Maria Anna WITTENBERG
EMIGRATION: 1895-98
MARRIED: Bernard NORDHOFF (ALTNORDHOFF) his entry
CHILDREN: Louisa NORDHOFF born 1892, OH
Anna NORDHOFF born 1893, OH
Marie NORDHOFF born 1895, OH
Helen NORDHOFF born 1897, OH
August NORDHOFF born 1900, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
NORDHOFF, Bernard, 37, Germany, 1st marr, 10 yrs, emgr 1889
Agnes, 37, Germany, 1st marr, 5 of 6 ch living, emgr 1897
Louisa 8, Anna 7, Marie 5, Helena 3, Aug 2/12, all born OH
  1920 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
NORDHOFF, Agnes, 47, Germany, wid, emgr 1898
Louisa 18, Anna 17, Marie 15, Helen 11, all born OH
SOURCES:

Agnes' date and place of birth and parents' names were noted on her OH death certificate. That allowed an entry for her to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika with her birth noted 4 days later than the death certificate birthdate. Her husband (as Nordhoff) was named on her death certificate.

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FRERICKS

FRERICKS, Bernard Heinrich
BORN: Dec 18, 1833, Gross Berssen (parish in Klein Berssen)
PARENTS: Bernhard FRERICKS
Adelheid DUING
EMIGRATION: 1860
MARRIED: Angela BRUNS her entry
marriage: Apr 11, 1861, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Bernard Heinrich's parents' names were on his marriage record at St Vincent de Paul parish. With that information he was found on a list of emigrants in the book Berssen - Ein Dorf im Emslan.d. His entry in that book gave the names of his parents, his year of emigration and date and place of birth which was from parish's records.

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FRERKES

FRERKES, Anna Tecla
BORN: Feb 11, 1839, Doerpen
DIED: May 1872, Davenport, IA, not long after giving birth to twins who also died
PARENTS: Fridericus FRERKES
Anna Margaretha N▄▀MANN
EMIGRATION: by 1862
MARRIED: Herman HAMMER his entry
marriage: Oct 8, 1862 Davenport, Scott County, IA, St. Joseph parish (or possibly St. Anthony parish)
CHILDREN: Joh Agatino HAMERS b. 1863, IA, d. 1935, MN, m. M U WINKER
Herman Henry HAMERS born 1866 Davenport, IA
Fredericus Henricus HAMERS born 1869, Davenport, IA
Maria Thecla HAMERS (twin) born 1872, Davenport, IA
Herman Bernard HAMERS (twin) born 1872, Davenport, IA
NOTES: 1870 IA census, Scott County, Davenport ward 1 (ancestry.com)
HAMER, Herman, 34, Hannover, RR worker
Thekla 34, Hannover
Johan 6, Heinrich 11/12
RESEARCHERS: Anita Henning (ahenning3@cox.net) who is descended from Herman’s second wife
Jack Martens who is descended from Anna Tecla’s brother
SOURCES: All information about Anna Tecla was received from the family researchers mentioned above. Anna Thecla's birth information was from Doerpen parish records.

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FRERKES, Joannes Henricus
BORN: Aug 28, 1837, Doerpen
DIED: Mar 2, 1920, Davenport, Scott County, IA, buried Holy Family Cemetery
PARENTS: Fredericus FRERKES
Margaretha N▄▀MANN
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived NY Jun 9, 1866 on the ship Herzogin von Brabant
Johan H FRERKS, 29, farmer
Tekla KUERS, 26, servant
MARRIED: Theckls KOERS (COHRS) her entry
marriage: Nov 15, 1867, Davenport, IA, St Joseph parish
CHILDREN: Margaret FRERKES born 1868, Davenport, IA
John Frederick FRERKES born 1872, Davenport, IA
NOTES: 1880 IA census, Scott County, Davenport (LDS)
FRERKES, Henry 43, Hannover, laborer
Tackla 41, Hannover
Maggie 12, John 8, both born IA
RESEARCHERS: descendant Jack Martens (snetram@ix.netcom.com)
SOURCES: All information about this emigrant was supplied by Jack Martens. Johan Heinrich’s birth information was from Doerpen parish records.

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FRUEKE

FRUEKE, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: Oct 11, 1841, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: between 1883 and 1900
PARENTS: Johan Herman FRÜEKE
Anna Maria DULLE
EMIGRATION: 1867
MARRIED: (1) Margaretha
(2) Maria Franzeska OVERHOFF
her entry
marriage: Apr 23, 1872, Aviston, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Agnes FRUEKE born 1874, IL
Henry FRUEKE born 1877, IL
Anna FRUEKE born 1879, IL
Frank FRUEKE born 1881, IL
Richard FRUEKE born 1883, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, Twp 2, Rg 5
FRUCKE, Henry 30, farmer, Hannover
Marg 25, Germany
Bernhard 28, Hannover
?F 14, laborer, born MO
  1880 IL census, Clinton County, Sugar Creek Twp
FRUKE, Henry 38, Germany, farmer
Franceska, 30, Germany
Agnes 6, Henry 3, Anna 1, all born IL
  1900 IL census, Clinton County, Sugar Creek, Aviston
FICKER, Henry 58, IL, marr 28yrs,
Agnes, Dec 6, 1851, Germany, no children, emgr 1871
FRUEKE, adopted children, Henry 23, Frank 19, Agnes 26, Anna 21, Richard 17, all born IL
KARSH, Augusta, adopted daughter, 17, MO
This ID is not 100% certain but seems probable.
SOURCES:

Heinrich's approximate year of birth was known from his age on censuses. His parents and place of birth were noted on his marriage record at St Francis of Assisi parish. That information allowed an entry for Heinrich to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. The entry also supplied Heinrich's year of emigration.

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FRUEKE, Herman Bernard
BORN: Apr 25, 1839, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Mar 17, 1923, Clinton County, IL, buried New Baden, St George's Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Herman FRÜEKE
Anna Maria DULLE
EMIGRATION: 1866
MARRIED: Maria EILERMAN her entry
marriage: Jun 25, 1867, Aviston, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Alphonsa FRUEKE born 1872, IL
Anton FRUEKE born 1879, IL
John FRUEKE born 1881, IL
Elizabeth FRUEKE born 1887, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, Twp 2, Rg 5
FRUCKE, Henry 30, farmer, Hannover
Marg 25, Germany
Bernhard 28, Hannover
?F 14, laborer, born MO
  1880 IL census, Clinton County, Sugar Creek Twp
FREUCKY/FRENCKY, Bd 40, Germany, farmer
Maria A 29, Germany
Alphonsa 8, Anton 1, both born IL
  1900 IL census, Clinton County, Sugar Creek Twp
FRUEKE, Bd, farmer, Apr 25, 1839, Germany, marr 34 yrs, emgr 1866
Mary Apr 24, 1842, Germany, 7/3, emgr 1867
Tony, 21, Joh 19, Lizzie 13, all born IL
SOURCES:

Herman Bernard's date of birth and year of emigration were noted on the 1900 census. 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.

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FUEHNER

FUEHNER, Maria Catharine
BORN: Jan 9, 1861, Bernte (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Jan 9, 1942, Covington, Kenton County, KY; buried Mother of God Cemetery
PARENTS: Theodore Otto FUEHNER
Gesina Adelaide NIEMEYER
EMIGRATION: 1864
MARRIED: Frank Henry SCHULTE born KY
married May 3, 1881
CHILDREN: Frank Theodore SCHULTE born 1882, KY
Joseph F SCHULTE born 1883, KY
George H SCHULTE born 1885, KY
John J SCHULTE born 1887, KY
William B SCHULTE born 1888, KY
Henry Edw SCHULTE born 1890, KY
Dora SCHULTE born 1892, KY
Albert A SCHULTE born 1894, KY
Norbert B SCHULTE born 1898, KY
Marie A SCHULTE born 1900, KY
Robert E SCHULTE born 1902, KY
NOTES: 1900 KY census, Kenton County, Covington
SCHULTE, Frank H 45, KY
Cath Jan 1861, KY [wrong], marr 19 yrs, 10 of 10 children living
Frank 18, Joseph 16, Geo H 14, Joh J 13, Wm B 11, Hy E 9, Theodora 7, Albert 5, Norbet 1, Marie ½, all born KY
RESEARCHER: Theresa McGarry and Diane Nye who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases.
SOURCES:

Maria Catharine's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Theresa McGarry's WCdb. The online Emsbueren parish database was checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry found there for her one day later than the WCdb date. That entry noted her year of emigration. Information about husband, children and death was from the WCdb and 1900 census.

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FUELLE

FUELLE, Anna Maria Carolina
BORN: Jun 28, 1837, Venslage (parish in Thuine)
DIED: before Nov 1857, probably in Teutopolis, IL
PARENTS: Johann Gerhard FUELLE
Anna Maria Engel OTTEN
EMIGRATION: 1860 to North Vernon, IN
and then, it seems, to Teutopolis, Effingham County, IL
MARRIED: Johan Clemens LANGENHORST his entry
marriage: Nov 24, 1857, Thuine
CHILDREN: Johan Folbert LANGENHORST born Nov 16, 1858, Venslage, died 1949 IA
Johan Stephen LANGENHORST born 1860, Venslage, died No Vernon, IN
Johan Herman LANGENHORST born 1863, died 1937, Sheldon IA
Anna Magretha LANGENHORST born inTeutopolis, IL; died in CA?
Johan Clemens LANGENHORST died 1912, Cherokee, IA
RESEARCHER: Margaret Wheeler (gwheeler25@comcast.net)
SOURCES: The names of Johan Clemens and his second wife were known to family researchers. This allowed him to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika and from his entry the the existence of Anna Maria Carolina as first wife was known. She also had an entry which gave her date and place of birth, parents' names, marriage information, year of emigration and destination. The two oldest children were known from their separate entries in the Tenfelde book. Information on children not born in Germany was supplied by Margaret Wheeler. A M Carolina's death was before 1857 when her widowed husband remarried.

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FUHLER

FUHLER, Conrad
BORN: Jul 24, 1847, Spahn (parish in Soegel)
PARENTS: Maria Gesina FUHLER
EMIGRATION: 1857
  Emigration index, Osnabrueck: Fuhler, Conrad, born Spahn Jul 24, 1847, son of GesinaFuhler, Spahn, emgr to Amerika in 1857.
Hat sich bereits am 12.09.1857 mit seinem Onkel Johann Heinrich aus Spahn, bei dem er sich dauernd aufhält, heimlich entfernt.
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1860 IN census, Allen County, Adams
SNEKER [SCHNELKER], Reinhart 39, Prussia
Elizabeth 27, Prussia
Henry 13, Prussia
Susan 9, Cath 7, Helen 2, born IN
SNELKER, Henry 60, Prussia
FULLER, Conrad 13, Prussia
SOURCES:

This ID is not 100% certain but is supported by the fact that in 1860 Conrad was living with a family from Soegel parish.
Conrad's approximate year of birth was known from his age on the 1860 census. That allowed an entry probably for him to be identified in the Osnabrueck emigration index (information supplied by Bob Behnen.) Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him.

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FUHLER, Nicolas
BORN: Mar 1, 1854, Adorf, Bentheim (baptized in Twist, Emsland)
DIED: Dec 12, 1816, Clinton County, IL, buried Aviston, St Francis of Assisi Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard FUHLER
Maria Angela SCHERP
EMIGRATION: 1882
MARRIED: Maria Catherine MOELLER her entry
marriage: Aug 25, 1885, Aviston, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Anna FUELLER born 1886, Clinton County, IL
Bernard FUELLER born 1889, IL
Henry FUELLER born 1891, IL
Caroline FUELLER born 1895, IL
Herman FUELLER born 1897, IL
Fred J FUELLER born 1899, IL
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Clinton County, Sugar Creek Twp
FUHLER, Nic, Mch 1, 1854, Germany, marr 14 yrs, emgr 1882
Maria K Mar 1, 1856, Germany, 6 of 7 ch living, emgr 1884
Anna 13, Bernard 11, Henry 9, Caroline 5, Herman 3, Fred J 1, all born IL
SOURCES:

Nicholas' date of birth was on his tombstone. His place of birth was on his parish death record and his parents' names were on his marriage and death records at St Francis of Assisi parish. Twist parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him.

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FUHLER, Herman Heinrich
BORN: Oct 4, 1840 Spahn (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Aug 4, 1896, Calhoun County, IL, buried in St Mary's Cemetery
PARENTS: Reinard FUHLER
Regina FISCHER
EMIGRATION: 1867 - arrived Baltimore May 27, 1867 on the ship Fides
Heinr FUHLER 26, Spahn to St. Louis
Emigration index, Osnabrueck - Herman Heinrich FUHLER born Oct 7, 1840, son of Reinhard FUHLER and Regina FISCHER, emigrated in 1867 from Spahn, Soegel.
MARRIED: (1) Margaretha KOLDEHOFF born 1858, IL, daughter of Frederick KOLDEHOFF and Christiana BOEMER; died 1878
marriage: Feb 3, 1875, Calhoun County, IL, St Joseph parish
(2) Anna HANNAKEN born ca 1856, MO, daughter of Gerhard and Mary Hanneken; died 1936 (she married again with John Dornback from Belgium)
marriage: Jun 11, 1878, Brussels, Calhoun County, IL, St Mary's parish
CHILDREN: Caroline FUHLER born 1876
Margaret FUHLER who died 29 Apr 1878.
Catherine FUHLER born 1879
Anna FUHLER born 1881
Henry FUHLER born 1889
Joseph FUHLER born 1892
William FUHLER born 1896
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Calhoun County, Point #177/167
HEFFNER, Casena 34, Hannover
Bernhardt 12 IL
FOLLER, Henry 26, farmer, Hannover
1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Point #228
FUELLER, Henry 36, farmer, Hannover
Anna 23, MO
Caroline 4, Catharine 9/12 both born in IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES: Herman Heinrich’s year of birth was known from his tombstone and his parents were named on his marriage record. This allowed him to be identified in the emigration index where his entry noted his place of birth. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for him.

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FUNKE

FUNKE, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Jun 21, 1851, Laxten (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Dec 28, 1916, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH; buried St Mary's Cemetery
PARENTS: Ferdinand Ludwig FUNKE
Maria Anna METKER
EMIGRATION: 1871
MARRIED: (1) Catharine SCHMIDT
(2) Catharine FLEDERMAN 1865/66 - 1918
marriage: ca 1892
CHILDREN: Annie/Kate FUNKE born 1880, OH
John FUNKE born 1883, OH
George FUNKE born 1884, OH
Daisey FUNKE born 1886, OH
Frank FUNKE born 1889, OH
Ferdinand FUNKE born 1898, OH
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
FUNKE, Kate 25, Hannover
John 28, husband, Hannover
Kate 2/12, OH
  1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
FUNKE, John, Jun 1851, Germany, marr 8 yrs, emgr 1871
Kate, Sep 1865, Germany, 1 of 3 ch living, emgr 1886
Annie 20, John 17, George 16, Daisey 14, Frank 11, Ferdinand 2, all born OH
SOURCES:

Johan Heinrich's date of birth and parents' names were noted on his OH death certificate. A sibling was known to have been born in Laxten so Lingen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Heinrich. The surnames of his wives were tanke from OH death records.

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