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HOECKELBERG

HOECKELBERG, Johan Bernard
BORN: Mar 8, 1834, Lingen
DIED: Mar 25, 1909, Alleghany, Sierra County, CA
PARENTS: Johann Heinrich HOECKELBERG
Anna Christina GELS
EMIGRATION: 1854
MARRIED: Milwaukee Harriet SMITH
marriage: Dec 17, 1873, Sierra County, CA
CHILDREN: Effie HOCKELBERG born 1875, CA
NOTES: 1880 CA census, Sierra County, Forest
HOCKELBERG, Bernhard 46, Hannover, Miner
Milwaukee 42, WI
Effie 4, CA
  1900 CA census, Sierra County, Forest
microfilm copy is not legible but transcriptions says
HOCKELBERG, Bernard born ca 1835, Germany, emgr 1854
Milantia h, wife born ca 1836, WI
SOURCES:

Johann Bernard's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in William's WorldConnect database and confirmed in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. Information about wife, marriage and death were from the WCdb.

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HOECKER

HOECKER, Johan Anton Dietrich
BORN: Feb 27, 1853, Lingen
PARENTS: Diedrich Anton HOECKER
Regina Sophia SCHMIDT
EMIGRATION: 1881
MARRIED: Christina
CHILDREN: George C HOECKER born 1887, OH
Edward HOECKER 1889, OH
Matilda HOECKER 1892, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Montgomery County, Dayton
HOECKER, Dietrich A, Feb 1854, Germany, marr 14 yrs, emgr 1881
Christina C Oct 1863, Germany, 3 of 4 children living
George C 13, Edward 11, Matilda 8, all born OH
SOURCES:

Dietrich's month and year 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 with a birth date one year earlier than the 1900 census date but same month and same year of emigration.

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HOELSCHER

HOELSCHER, Anna Adelheid
BORN: Jan 15, 1847, Duerenkamp (parish in Meppen)
DIED: Jun 24, 1880, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Francis HOELSCHER
Tekla WINTER
EMIGRATION: by 1870
MARRIED: Johan Bernard LAMMERS his entry
CHILDREN: Anna LAMMERS born 1870, IL
Mary LAMMERS born 1872, IL
Herman B LAMMERS born 1875, IL
Theresia LAMMERS born 1879, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, Breese Twp
LAMMERS? Bernhard 34, Hannover, farmer
Anna 23, Hannover
Anna 11/12, IL
M Anna 58, Hannover
Bernhard HOLLSKE? 13, laborer from Hannover
  1880 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
LAMMERS, Bernard, 40, Prussia
Anna 30, Hannover
Anna 10, Mary 8, Herman B 5, Theresia 1, all born IL
Mary 70, mother
SOURCES:

Anna Adelheid's age (32) and parents' names were noted on her death record at St Dominic's parish in Breese. A sister was known to have been born in Meppen parish so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there also for Anna Adelheid.

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HOELSCHER, Anna Maria Catharine
BORN: in Duerenkamp, bapt Oct 13, 1813, Meppen
DIED: Jan 1, 1894, buried in Taos, Cole County, MO, buried St Francis Xavier Cemetery
PARENTS: Engelbert HOELSCHER
Catharine SCHEFFER
EMIGRATION: by 1839
MARRIED: Herman Heinrich Joseph KRAMER (CRAMER)
marriage: Oct 13, 1839, Westpahlia, Osage County, MO
CHILDREN: Joseph Engbt CRAMER born 1841, MO
Herman CRAMER born 1843
Catharine CRAMER born 1845
John CRAMER born 1849
NOTES: 1850 MO census, Cole County
Herman H CRAMER 45, farmer from Germany
Catharine 38, from Germany
Joseph 8, Herman 7, Catharine 5, John 1
  1880 MO census, Cole County
KRAMER Maria 67 born Prussia
Mary A 35, daughter, MO
THESSEN, Herm 20, MO
SOURCES:

Catharine's birthdate was on her tombstone. Because her surname was known to occur in Meppen parish, that parish's records were checked and a birth/bapt entry was found there for Anna Maria Catharine 5 days earlier than the date on her tombstone. Her parents' names as noted above were taken from that record. Her marriage was at St Joseph parish.

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HOELSCHER, Maria
BORN: May 24, 1840, Duerenkaempe (parish in Meppen)
DIED: May 2, 1917, Bartelso, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Franz HOELSCHER
Maria Thecla WINTER
EMIGRATION: by 1866
MARRIED: Heinrich LAMMERS his entry
CHILDREN: Mary LAMMERS born 1866, IL
Anna LAMMERS born 1867, Germantown, IL
Bernhard LAMMERS born 1870, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, p. 343
LAMMERS, Henry 25, farmer from Hannover
Mary 29, born Hannover
Mary 4, Anna 2, Bernhard 6/12, children born IL
RESEARCHERS Rick Wessling (rickawess@netzero.net) whose online WorldConnect database contains this emigrant
SOURCES: Maria's birth information,  parents' names and husband's name were found on Rick Wessling's online WorldConnect database. Her birthdate was  verified in the Meppen parish records. The children's information was from  the 1870 census for Clinton County, IL. Rick's database lists only Anna born in 1867.

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HOEMEN, HOEMMEN, HOMAN, HOHMAN, HEMMEN

HOHMANN, Anna Maria
BORN: May 11, 1838, Schapen
DIED: Mar 13, 1914, Clinton County, IL, buried St Boniface Cemetery, Germantown
PARENTS: Gerhard Herman HOMANN
Maria Catharine TIMMER
EMIGRATION: by 1860
MARRIED: (1) Johan Heinrich BRUEGGEMANN his entry
marriage: Jun 17, 1860, Breese, Clinton County, IL
(2) J Bernard or Herman LAMMERS
his entry
marriage: after 1878
CHILDREN: Herman BRUGGEMAN born 1862, IL
Henry BRUGGEMAN born 1864, IL
Bernard John BRUGGEMAN born 1866, IL
Anna Angelica BRUGGEMAN born 1868, IL
Theodore BRUGGEMAN born 1870, IL
August BRUGGEMAN born 1872, IL
Catharine BRUGGEMAN born 1874, IL
RESEARCHERS: Franklyn G Prieskop who has this emigrant listed in his WorldConnect database
Bea J King who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Anna Maria’s date and place of birth were found in the 2 WorldConnect databases mentioned above. Schapen parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Maria Anna, one year earlier than the year given in the databases and a few days later. The parents’ names as noted above were taken from that record. Information about spouses, children and death was taken from the databases.

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HOMANN, Johan Herman
BORN: Nov 17, 1835, Schapen
DIED: Mar 25, 1881, Clinton County, buried Breese, St Dominic Cemetery
PARENTS: Gerhard Herman HOMAN
Maria Catharine TEMMEN
EMIGRATION: by 1866
MARRIED: Anna Maria MUSS
CHILDREN: Gerhard HOMANN born 1866, IL
Mary HOMANN born 1869, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, Breese Twp
HOMMANN, Herman 36, Hannover, farmer
Anna 36, Hannover
Gerhard 4, Mary 1, both born IL
TENNIS, Lina 15, Hannover, domestic servant
BENKEN, Henry 5, Hannover
HOMANN, Hermann 64, Mary 68, both born Hannover
listed nextdoor to Theodor HOMENN 30 and his family
SOURCES:

Herman's birthdate was on his tombstone. His parents' names were known from the 1870 census. Because another Homann in Clinton County had been born in Schapen that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Herman. His parents' names as noted above were from that record.

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HEMMEN, Johan Herman
BORN: May 2, 1839, Wippingen (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Oct 17, 1921, St Louis, MO
PARENTS: Herman HEMMEN
Margaretha AHRENS
EMIGRATION: 1867
  emigration index, Osnabrueck - Joh Hm Hemmen born 1839 emigrated from Wippingen in 1867
MARRIED: Mary SCHAAB/SCHAAP
marriage: Oct 9, 1871, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Bernard HEMMEN born 1875, MO
August HEMMEN born 1877, MO
Katharine HEMMEN born 1880, MO
Anna HEMMEN born 1884, MO
Johan HEMMEN born 1881, MO
Henry HEMMEN born 1890, MO
Mary HEMMEN born 1899, MO
NOTES: 1900 MO census, St Louis
HEMMEN, Herman, May 1840, Germany, wid, emgr 1868
Bernet 25, Aug 23, Kath? 20, Joh 19, Anna 16, Henry 10, Mary 11/12, all born MO
SOURCES:

Herman's date of birth and parents' names were on his MO death certificate. His probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for him. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him. Information about his wife and marriage was from the St Louis marriage index and their children's death certificates.

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HEMMEN, Johan Wilhelm
BORN: Nov 29, 1832, Wippingen (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Mar 22, 1911, St Louis, MO, buried Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Herman HEMMEN
Margaretha AHRENS
EMIGRATION: 1859 - arrived New Orleans Nov 5, 1859 on the ship Magdelene
HEMMEN, John Wm 26, farmer to MO
Adelheid 23 to MO
  emigration index, Osnabrueck - Johan Wm Hemmen born Nov 29, 1832, emigrated from Wippingen, Soegel in 1859 to St Louis
MARRIED: Maria
CHILDREN: Herman HEMMEN born 1863, MO
Bernard HEMMEN born 1865, MO
William HEMMEN born 1870, MO
Maria HEMMEN born 1873, MO
John G HEMMEN born 1877, MO
Anton HEMMEN born 1879, MO
George J HEMMEN born 1883, MO
NOTES: 1880 MO census, St Louis
HEMMEN, Wiliam 46, Prussia, laborer
Maria 41, Prussia
Herman 17, Bernard 15, Willie 10, Maria 7, Henry 5, John 3, Anton 10mo
  1900 MO census, St Louis
HEMMEN, Wm, Nov 1832, Germ, marr 39 yrs, emgr, emgr 1859
Mary Feb 1838, Germ, 8 of 12 ch living, emgr 1859?
Joh G 23, George J 17, Wm (G-son) 3, all born MO
SOURCES:

Wilhelm's date of birth was on his MO death certificate. From that info an entry for him was identified in an emigration index which supplied his place of birth. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Wilhelm. His parents' names as noted above were taken from that record.

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HOEMMEN, Johan Wilhelm
BORN: Mar 14, 1839, Harrenstaette (parish in Werlte)
DIED: Apr 28, 1917, age 78, Meppen, Calhoun County, buried St. Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Hoemme HOEMMEN
Tecla BRINKMAN
EMIGRATION: 1870
MARRIED: Thekla BERENZEN/BEHRENS, her entry, widow Lucas OSTERMAN
marriage: Jul 18, 1871, in Meppen, Calhoun County, IL (as HEMMEN-OSTERMAN), St Joseph parish
CHILDREN: Lucas HOEMENN born 1872, IL
Lena HOEMENN born 1874, IL
Anna HOEMENN born 1876, IL
NOTES: 1852 Harrenstaette Census
Hoemme Hoemmen 55, Zimmerman
Tecla 53, G Ant 28, J Wilh 12, Walburgis 15
possibly
  1870 IL census, Calhoun County, IL, Point Pct
HERRMANN, William 30, farm laborer from Hannover
  1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwood pct
Wm HOUSMAN (HOEMMEN) 40, farmer from Hannover
Tekla (BERENZEN) from Hanover
(their chilren) Lucas 8, Lena 6, Anna 4 born IL
(her children) Sena OSTERMAN 18, Bernard 16, Tekla 14, born Hannover
Mary 12, IL
Joh B BLOOMS, 52, laborer from Hannover
  1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods pct
HEMMEN, William born Mar 1839, Ger, emgr 1870, widower
Lucas 28, Annie 23, both born IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this
SOURCES:

Wilhelm's month and year of birth were on the 1900 census. Marriage witness Heinrich Droege was married to Walburgis Hoemmen and her Hoemmen family identified on the 1852 Harrenstaette census showed she had a brother J Wm. Werlte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Wilhelm. His parents' names as noted above were from that record.

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HEMMEN, Maria
BORN: May 15, 1842, Wippingen (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Jun 3, 1910, St Louis, MO
PARENTS: Herman HEMMEN
Margaretha AHRENS
EMIGRATION: by 1869
MARRIED: Gerhard Heinrich MUELLER
marriage: Nov 4, 1869, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Anna MUELLER born 1871, MO
Marg MUELLER born 1882, MO
Albert MUELLER born 1884, MO
Maria MUELLER born 1886, MO
NOTES: 1900 MO census, St Louis
MUELLER, Henry, Oct 1846, Germany, marr 30 yrs, emgr 1863
Maria, May 1842, Germ, 4 of 10 ch living, emgr 1864
Anna 29, Mg 18, Albt 16, maria 14, all born MO
SOURCES:

Maria's date of birth and parents' names were on her MO death certificate. Her probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for her brother. Soegel parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her. Her marriage was at Sts Peter and Paul parish.

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HOHMANN, Maria Louise
BORN: Apr 2, 1846, Schapen
DIED: Mar 14, 1893 Clinton County, IL; buried St Mary's Cemetery, Carlyle
PARENTS: Herman HOHMAN
Catharine TEMMEN
EMIGRATION: by 1865
MARRIED: Bernard J REVERMANN
CHILDREN: Mary REVERMAN born 1865, IL
Catharine REVERMAN born 1866, IL
Anna REVERMAN born 1869, IL
Henry REVERMAN born 1872, IL
Bernard REVERMAN born 1874, IL
Elisabeth REVERMAN born 1876, IL
Gerhard REVERMAN born 1878, IL
daughter REVERMAN born 1880, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County
REVERMAN, Bernhard 36, Hannover, farmer
Louisa 26, Hannover
Mary 5, Cath 4, Anna 1, all born IL
REVERMAN, Henry 75, Addelade 72, both from Hannover
  1880 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
REVERMAN, Bernard 52, Prussia
Louisa 37, Prussia
mary 15, Kate 13, Anna 10, Henry 8, Bernard 6, Elisabeth 4, Gerhard 2, daughter 1/12, all born IL
SOURCES:

Louise's date of birth was on her tombstone and her parents' names were noted on her death record. Because another Homann in Clinton County had been born in Schapen that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Maria Louise. Her parents' names as noted above were from that record.

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HOEMMEN, Tecla
BORN: Sep 24, 1840, Harrenstaette (parish in Werlte)
DIED: May 14, 1914, Meppen, Calhoun Co, IL, buried St. Joseph's cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Herman HOMMEN
Gesina Maria PLAGGENBORG
EMIGRATION: by 1865
MARRIED: Mathias BREER wid of M A HANNEKEN
marriage: May 23, 1865, Meppen, IL, St. Joseph parish
CHILDREN: Anna Maria BREER born 1866, IL
Infant BREER born 1868, IL; died a dat kater
A Gesina BREER born 1870 IL, married Hy Jos PRANGER
Herman Henry BREER born 1873, IL; never married
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Calhoun County
BREER, Mathias 39, Hannover
Tekla 30, Han, Anna 4, Casena 3/12 both IL
  1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods Prct
Mathias BREER 45, farmer from Hannover
Tekla 40, Han, Mary 13, IL, Anna 10, Herm 7
  1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods Pct
BREER, Matthias born Oct 1834, age 65, marr 35 yrs, emgr 1855
Thackla born Sep 1840, 59, 3 of 3 children living, emgr 1865
Anna born 1870, Hiram H 1873, both in IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this
SOURCES:

This ID is not 100% certain because Tecla's parents' names or place of birth have not been found on any US document. Tecla's month and year of birth were noted on the 1900 census. Because other Hoemmens in Calhoun County were from Harrenstaette, Werlte, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Tecla (same month and year as on the census.) Her parents' names as noted above were from that record.

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HOEMMEN, Walburga
BORN: Nov 28, 1836, Harrenstaette (parish in Werlte)
DIED: Oct 16, 1875, Calhoun County, IL, buried St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Hoemme HOEMMEN
Tecla BRINKMAN
EMIGRATION: by 1866
MARRIED: Heinrich DROEGE
CHILDREN: Herman DROEGE born ca 1866, IL
Tekla DROEGE born ca 1869, IL
Anna DROEGE born 1872, IL
M Hel DROEGE born ca 1875, IL; died same year
NOTES: 1852 census, Harrenstaette, Werlte
HOEMMEN, Hoemme 55, Zimmerman
Tecla 53, G Ant 28, J Wilh 12, Walburgis 15
  1870 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Precinct
DRY, Henry 30, farmer from Hannover
Velpha [Walburga] 30, Hannover
Herrmann 4, Tekla 1, both born in IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this
SOURCES:

Walburga's approximate year of birth was known from her age on the 1870 census; her parents' names were on her death record. That information allowed an entry for her family to be identified on the 1852 Harrenstaette census. Werlte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her.

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HOEMMEKE

HOEMEKE, Angela
BORN: Dec 2, 1839, Herssum (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Johan H HAEMMEKE (HOEMEKE)
Gesina TOEBBEN (DETERS on marr)
EMIGRATION: probably 1864
Holte parish emigration list - Angela HOEMMEKE, no age, emgrated from Herssum, Holte in 1864
MARRIED: Lucas HANNEKEN his entry
marriage: Apr 17, 1866, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Anna HANNEKEN born 1870, MO
Helena HANNEKEN born 1873, MO
George HANNEKEN born 1876, MO
Dorothea HANNEKEN born 1878, MO
Maria HANNEKEN born 1880, MO
NOTES: 1880 MO census, St Louis (LDS online census)
HANNEKEN, Lucas 40, retail grocer, Prussia
Angela 40, Prussia
Anna 10, Helena 7, George 4, Dorothea 2, Maria 4 mo, all born MO
Geor DOERING 25, Prussia, clerk in store
Bernhard KOESTERS 30, Prussia, carpenter
Herman PRANGER 38, Hannover, laborer
Hermand BECKER 32, Prussia, engineer
SOURCES: Angela's parents' names were on her marriage record at Sts Peter and Paul parish. A specific date and place of birth for her were mentioned in her husband's biographical sketch. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there, same day and month as in the bio-sketch but one year earlier and with a different surname for her mother.)

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HOEMMEKE, Anna Margaretha
BORN: Sep 24, 1811 (baptismal date), Herzlake
DIED: Sep 28, 1881, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm HOMMEKE
Angela BRUEGGING
EMIGRATION: 1867 - arrived NY Sep 23, 1867 on the ship Bremen
LEUGERS, Taben 60 farmer, Prussia to USA
Margaretha 54, Johann 26, Anna 17, Caroline 9
Herzlake parish emigration list - 1867 - Tobias Lenger from Klein. Dohren with wife Mar HOMMEKE, and children Joh Heinr , Mar Anna , Caral (no ages mentioned)
MARRIED: Tobias LENGERS his entry
marriage: Feb 24, 1835, Herzlake
CHILDREN: Maria Angela LENGER born 1835, Gross Dohren, m. HOLTMAN
Maria Anna LENGER born 1838, Gross Dohren
Anton Johan Heinrich LENGER born 1840, Gross Dohren
Maria Anna LENGER born 1848, Gross Dohren, m. L JANSEN
Maria Gesina Carolina LENGER born 1855, Gross Dohren, m. WIEGMAN
Leonard LENGER born ca 1858
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Germantown
LENGES, Tho 74, Hannover, retired farmer
Margretha 68, Hannover
they were listed nextdoor to Lambert JANSEN who was married to their daughter Anna Maria
RESEARCHERS: Teresa Tully who supplied information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Anna Margaretha's approximate year of birth was known from her age on the 1880 census and probable place of birth was supplied by an emigration index entry for the family. Herzlake parish's records were checked first for a marriage record which supplied age (24), probable place of birth and parents' names. With that information a birth/bapt entry was found for Anna Margaretha at the same parish.

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HÖMMEKE, Catherine
BORN: Oct 10, 1866, Hüven (Parish of Werlte)
DIED: St Louis, MO, buried Jul 16, 1941 at Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Anton HÖMMEKE
Maria Gesina MEINERS
EMIGRATION: ca 1872-73
MARRIED: Bernhard J. PLEIS
marriage: about 1895
CHILDREN: Anna PLEIS born 1896, St. Louis; died 1980 in St. Louis
Katherine M. PLEIS born 1899, St. Louis; m. MANTLER; died 1976, St. Louis
Rose H. PLEIS born 1901, St. Louis; m. VALLENTINE; died 1969 in St. Louis
Margaret PLEIS born 1903, St. Louis; died 1980, St. Louis
RESEARCHER: Bob Behnen (rjbehnen@kvmo.net)
SOURCES/NOTES: All information for this emigrant was supplied by Bob Behnen. Birth information was taken from parish baptismal records in Werlte and the marriage year estimated from census records. The family is buried at Ss. Peter & Paul cemetery. Emigration year was taken from Catherine Hoemmeke Pleis' 1920/30 census data.

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HÖMMEKE, Hermann Henrich (Anton)
BORN: Sep 30, 1815, Holte
DIED: in St Louis, MO, buried Nov 13, 1889, Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Andreas HÖMMEKE
Catharina MIDDENDORF
EMIGRATION: ca 1872-73
MARRIED: Maria Gesina MEINERS her entry
marriage: Nov 26, 1850, Werlte
CHILDREN: Joh Wm HÖMMEKE born 1852, Apeldorn; m. A Kottes; died 1904 St. Louis.
Herm Henrich (Gerhard) HÖMMEKE born 1857, Apeldorn; died 1889 St. Louis
Catharina HÖMMEKE born 1864, Hüven; died 1864 in Hüven.
CathHÖMMEKE born 1866, Hüven; m. Bernard PLEIS; died 1941 St. Louis
RESEARCHER: Bob Behnen (rjbehnen@kvmo.net)
SOURCES/NOTES: All information for this emigrant and his family was supplied by Bob Behnen. Birth inforamtion was taken from parish baptismal records found at Holte, Bokeloh, and Werlte. The family is buried at Ss. Peter & Paul cemetery. The migration year was taken from Catherine Hoemmeke Pleis' 1920/30 census data.

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HÖMMEKE, Johann Wilhelm (William)
BORN: May 16, 1852, Apeldorn (Parish of Bokeloh)
DIED: St. Louis, MO, buried Nov 12, 1904, Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Anton HÖMMEKE
Maria Gesina MEINERS
EMIGRATION: ca 1872/3
MARRIED: Anna KOTTES, daughter of Bernard & Mary KOTTES
marriage: Jan 21, 1879, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Mary HOEMEKE born 1879, St. Louis; m. KELLERMANN; died 1963, St. Louis
Benjamin HOEMMEKE born 1881, St. Louis; m. BOENNIGHAUSEN; died 1940
Anthony H. HOEMEKE born 1883/5, St. Louis; m. KIRCHHOFF; died 1954, STL
William HOEMMEKE born 1889 in St. Louis; died 1889 in St. Louis
John William HOEMMEKE born in 1891 in St. Louis; died 1951 in St. Louis
RESEARCHER: Bob Behnen (rjbehnen@kvmo.net)
SOURCES/NOTES: All information for this emigrant was supplied by Bob Behnen. Birth inforamtion was taken from parish baptismal records found at Bokeloh. William's marriage record was found at St. Francis de Sales parish. The family is buried at Ss. Peter & Paul cemetery. The emigration year was taken from Catherine Hoemmeke Pleis' 1920/30 census data.

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HOEMMEKE, Maria Engel Gertrud
BORN: in Ahmsen, bapt Dec 17, 1818, Holte
DIED: Aug 6, 1871, age 49, Calhoun County, IL, buried St Mary's Cemetery, Brussels
PARENTS: Johan Bernard HOEMMEKE
Anna Maria RAWE (RAVE)
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived NY Sep 19, 1868 on the ship Hermann
BEHNEN, J H 55 from Hanover
Maria 47, Hermann 12, Johann 9
  Emigration index, Osnabrueck - Behnen, J H, emgr 1868 from Lähden (Holte) with 2 sons over age 14
MARRIED: Johan Heinrich BEHNEN his entry
marriage: Oct 5, 1852, Holte
CHILDREN: Herman Heinrich BEHNEN born 1856, Laehden, Holte
Johan Bernard BEHNEN born 1859, Laehden, Holte
RESEARCHER: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) and
Bob Behnen (the.behnen.family@sbcglobal.net)
SOURCES:

All information about Maria Angela was supplied by Dolores Rizzo (from Calhoun County parish records) and Bob Behnen (from Holte parish records.)

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HOEMMEKE, Maria Gesina
BORN: Dec 8, 1833, Herssum (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich HÖMMEKE
Gesina DETERS
EMIGRATION: by 1860 - probably arriving New Orleans Nov 17, 1859 on the ship Albert
Gesine Hemmecke 24, Germany to IL
  Holte parish emigration list - Gesina Haemmeke, no age, emigrated in 1859 from Herssum, Holte
MARRIED: Johan Albert HANEKEN his entry
marriage: 1860
CHILDREN: Herman born ca 1858
Helena born 1866-68
Elizabeth born ca 1872
John born ca 1877
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Pct
John HANEKEN 35, Hannover
Gasina 30, Hannover
Herrmann 12, Helena 4, both born IL
  1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Pct
HANNEKEN, John 47, Hannover, Hotel
Kessina 46, Hannover
Helena 12, Lizabeth 8, John 3, all born IL
  1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Pct
HANNEKEN, John, Jun 1833, Germany, marr 40 years, emgr 1836
Gesina Dec 1833, Germany, 3 of 8 chidlren living, no emgr info
John 23, IL
RESEARCHER: Father Alexander Korte whose family history includes this emigrant
SOURCES/NOTES:

Gesina'a month and year of birth were known from the 1900 census. A probable entry for her on the Holte emigration list was recognized so that parish's records were checked and a birth/baptism entry was found there for her corresponding to the birthdate on the census. Her parents' names noted above were taken from that record. The marriage year was from the 1900 census and Father Korte's family history.

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HOEVING

HOEVING, Johan Gerhard
BORN: Apr 16, 1816, Lengerich
PARENTS: Bernard Lucas HOEVING
Anna Maria TOPPEN
EMIGRATION: 1844 - arrived New Orleans Jan 3, 1845 on the ship Mata
Johan Gerhard HOEVING 28, farmer from Lengerich
Gesina Engel 21 (sister?)
MARRIED: Bernadina ARPENBECK widow of Mr. DAHLMAN
marriage: Apr 5, 1853, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: step-children:
Louis DAHLMAN born ca 1844, MO
Catharine DAHLMAN born ca 1846, MO
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St. Louis, ward 2, p. 718
Gerhard HORING 43, laborer, born Lengerich, Hannover
Bernadina 48, born Berge, Hannover
Louis DAHLMAN 16, Cath 14, both born St. Louis (Bernadina's children)
SOURCES: Gerhard's parents' names were known from his marriage record at St Vincent de Paul parish. An entry for him in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika gave his year and place of birth and year of emigration. A corresponding entry was found for him on the passenger list of the ship Mata. The records of Lengerich parish were searched and a baptismal entry was found there for Gerhard. The information about his children and step-children was taken from the 1860 census.

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HOFF

HOFF, Anna Maria
BORN: May 13, 1833, Baccum
PARENTS: Johan George HOFF born MENKE
Maria Aleidis HOFF
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived NY Nov 6, 1865 on ship Germania
MARRIED: (1) Johan Gerhard FISCHER his entry, who took the name HOFF (while in Germany)
marriage: Sep 11, 1855, Baccum

(2) August GODELL
marriage Nov 22, 1881, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: the children were christened in Germany with the name HOFF but went by FISCHER later in America
Johan August HOFF/FISCHER born 1856 Baccum
A M Carolina HOFF/FISCHER born 1859 Baccum
Bd Clemens HOFF/FISCHER born 1861 Baccum
Gerhard Hch HOFF/FISCHER born 1864 Baccum
Frank FISCHER born ca 67, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, p. 357
FISCHER, George 48, farmer from Hannover
Mary 35, Hannover, August 14, Hannover, Caroline 11, Hannover, Joanes/James 9 (must be Bd Clemens), Henry 6, Hannover Frank 3, IL
with George HOFF 80 from Hannover (wife's father)
1900 IL census, soundex G340
GODELL, August, Clinton Co, Sugar Creek Township, born 1843, Germany
with Anna M, born 1833, Germany
RESEARCHERS: Connie Albers (cla6794@mindspring.com)
SOURCES: Most information for this family came from Connie Albers. Anna Maria's date and place of birth and parents' names were verified in Baccum church records. There are entries for Anna Maria, her husband and four children in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. The emigration date and ship name are given on each of their entries. Anna Maria's entry has her birth year only, 1826, but a record was not found for her in the Baccum church records for 1825-27. The year 1833 was given as her year of birth on the 1900 IL soundex and a baptismal record was found for her in that year. Information for the youngest child was taken from the 1870 census.

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HOFF, Bernard (Heinrich Clemens)
BORN: Dec 8, 1852, Brockhausen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: 1932, Fayetteville, St. Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Bernard Heinrich HOFF
Maria Anna DIEKER
EMIGRATION: arrived New Orleans Nov 30. 1853 on the ship Bluecher
Hoff, Bernh Heinr 25, farmer from Brokhausen
Marianne 28, Joh Bernhard 4, Heinr Clemens 10mo
MARRIED: Anna LINTKER
marriage: Jan 26, 1875, St. Libory, St. Clair, County, IL
CHILDREN: Maria Anna HOFF born 1876, St. Libory, IL
Maria Theresia born 1878, St. Libory, IL
Francis HOFF, born 1882, IL
Henry HOFF, born 1884, IL
Emilie HOFF, born 1885, St. Libory, IL, m. Henry T RICHTER
Edward HOFF, born 1886, IL
August HOFF, born 1889, IL
Bernhard HOFF, born 1891, IL
Hedwig HOFF, born 1895, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL soundex - H100
HOFF, Bernard, St. Clair county, Twp 2, age 30, born Hannover
Ann 23 born IL, Ann 4, IL, Tracy 2, IL
1900 IL soundex - H100
HOFF, Bernard, St. Clair County, Fayetteville Twp, born Aug 1851, Germ
with Anna born 1858, IL and children Francis 1882, IL, Henry 1884, Emilie 1885, Edward 1886, Augusta 1889, Bernard 1891, Hedwig 1895
RESEARCHERS: Connie Albers (cla6794@mindspring.com)
SOURCES: Much information on this emigrant was received from Connie Albers. Bernard's birth date was confirmed in Lingen parish records (baptized as Heinrich Bernard Clemens HOFF.) His marriage information and information on 3 of his children born in St. Libory was taken from Dr. Heinz Marxkors book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen, . . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Claire County, IL. The other children are known from censuses.

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HOFF, Bernard Heinrich
BORN: Jun 1, 1828, Baccum
DIED: Jan 17, 1902 Fayetteville, St. Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Johan George HOFF born MENKE
Maria Aleidis HOFF
EMIGRATION: 1853 - arrived NO Nov 30, 1853 on ship Bluecher
Bd Hch 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: Maria Anna DIEKER her 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. Bernard Heinrich'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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HOFF, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: Mar 10, 1847, Baccum
DIED: Aug 15, 1915, Anna, IL
PARENTS: Johan George HOFF born MENKE
Maria Aleidis HOFF
EMIGRATION: 1864 - arrived NY Nov 8, 1864 on the ship George traveling to St. Louis (Illinois)
MARRIED: Anna Frances ALBERS from Oldenburg
marriage: Jan 26, 1875, St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: John Bernard HOFF born 1875, St. Libory, IL, m. BREGEN
Bernard Henry HOFF born 1877, St. Libory, IL, m. HUMMERT
Joh Herman Bernard HOFF born 1880, St. Libory, IL
Anna Frances HOFF born 1882; died 1887, buried Lively Grove
Mary Ottilia HOFF born 1884; m. BEHRMAN
George Clemons HOFF born 1890; m. GRETEN
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, p. 321
HOFF, Henry 23, a laborer from Hannover, Germ, was listed with his sister Christine who married Theodore ALBERS.
1880 IL soundex - H100
HOFF, Henry 33, Washington County, Lively Grove Twp, born Hannover
Francisca 32 born Oldenburg, and children Bernard 4, born IL, Henry 2, IL, Herman 4/12, IL
1900 IL Soundex - H100
HOFF, Henry G, Washington Co, Lively Grove Twp, born Mar 1847, Germany
Annie born Dec 1849, Germany, Mary born 1884, IL, Herman? born 1890, Il
with Mary A (mother-in-law) born Dec 1814, Germany
RESEARCHERS: Connie Albers (cla6794@mindspring.com)
Joseph Brian Weber (zweber@gateway.net)
SOURCES: Most of the information for this emigrant was supplied by Connie Albers. Gerhard Heinrich was also listed in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which gave his date and place of birth, parents' names, and emigration information. The same information can also be found on FTM personal genealogy webpage The Joseph Weber Family Info Depot; Descendants of Henry George Menken. And there is an entry for Gerhard Heinrich in Dr. Heintz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen, … to St. Libory, St. Claire County, IL which confirmed the information from other sources.

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HOFF, Johan Bernard
BORN: Feb 6, 1836, Baccum
DIED: Aug 5, 1885, St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Johan George HOFF born MENKE
Maria Aleidis HOFF
EMIGRATION: unknown
MARRIED: unknown
RESEARCHERS: Connie Albers (cla6794@mindspring.com)
Joseph Brian Weber (zweber@gateway.net)
SOURCES: There was only limited information about Johan Bernard known to family researchers. He is probably the Ben who left to look for gold in California. Birth and death information and parents' names are from in Dr. Heintz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen, … to St. Libory, St. Claire County, IL

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HOFF, Johan Clemens
BORN: Oct 13, 1830, Baccum
DIED: Aug 25, 1858 St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Johan George HOFF born MENKE
Maria Aleidis HOFF
EMIGRATION: by 1857
MARRIED: Anna Helena HELMIG her entry
marriage: Nov 16, 1857, St. Libory, IL
CHILDREN: Johan Henry Clemens HOFF born 1858, St. Libory, IL
RESEARCHERS: Connie Albers (cla6794@mindspring.com)
Joseph Brian Weber (zweber@gateway.net)
SOURCES: Family researchers supplied some information for this emigrant but most came from Dr. Heintz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen, … to St. Libory, St. Claire County, IL. Johan Clemens' date and place of birth, parents' names, marriage information and child's information were found in that source.

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HOFF, Johan Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: Aug 26, 1866, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Jun 11, 1951, Clinton County, IL; buried St Cecelia Cemetery, Bartelso
PARENTS: Johann Gerhard HOFF
Anna Maria RUY
EMIGRATION: 1882
MARRIED: Catharine HULSMANN
marriage: Oct 16, 1888, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Edward HOFF, born 1889, IL
William HOFF, born 1891, IL
Margaret HOFF, born 1894, IL
Caroline/Cath HOFF, born 1898, IL
Rosa HOFF, born 1900, IL
Laura HOFF, born 1904, IL
Joseph HOFF, born 1909, IL
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Clinton Couny, Santa Fe Twp
HOFF, Henry, Aug 1866, Germany, marr 11 yrs, emgr 1881
Cath, 37, IL, 5 of 6 ch living,
Eliz 10, Wm 8, mary 5, Cath 2, Rosa 2/12, all born IL
  1910 IL census, Clinton County, Santa Fe Twp
HOFF, Henry 43, Germany, m1, 21 yrs, emgr 1881
Cath 45, IL, m1, 7 of 8 ch living
Wm 18, Mary 15, Cath 12, Rose 9, Laura 6, Jos 2, all born IL
  1920 IL census, Clinton County, Santa Fe Twp
HOFF, Henry, 53, Germany, emgr 1882
Kath 56, IL
Laura 16, Joseph 11, both born IL
  1930 IL census, Clinton County, Santa Fe Twp
HOFF, Henry, 63, Germany, wid, marr age 39, emgr 1875
roomer in Aug GRAMMER household
SOURCES:

Henry's date of birth was on his tombstone and his year of emigration was noted on censuses. 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 and parents' names. His wife's name was from the Clinton County online marriage index.

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HOFF, Maria Aleidis
BORN: Sep 8, 1802, Baccum
PARENTS: Johan Bernard HOFF
Aleidis KOELCHER
EMIGRATION: by 1870
MARRIED: Johan George MENKE his entry
marriage: Sep 12, 1826, Baccum
CHILDREN: Bernard Henry HOFF born 1828 Baccum; died 1902 Fayetteville, IL m. DIEKER
John Clemons HOFF born 1830, Baccum; died 1858 St. Libory, IL
Anna Maria HOFF born 1833, Baccum; m. Bernard FISCHER
Mary Carolina HOFF born 1838, Baccum; died 1929 Lively Grove, IL; m. LAKE
Christina HOFF born 1842, Baccum; died 1925, Germantown, IL; m. T ALBERS
Joh Bernard HOFF born 1836, Baccum; died 1885, St. Libory, IL
Henry George HOFF born 1847 Baccum; m. Fr. ALBERS
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, p. 357
FISCHER, Heinr 48, farmer from Hannover
Mary 38, Hannover
August 14, Caroline 11, Joanes/James 9 (must be Bd Clemens), Henry 6, all born in Hannover and  Frank 3, in IL
with George HOFF 80 from HO
RESEARCHERS: Connie Albers (cla6794@mindspring.com)
SOURCES: Birth information and parents' names were supplied by Connie Albers who had as her source Norman L Hoff's research published in the St Clair County History, vol 1, 1988. That information was then verified in Baccum parish records which was also the source of the marriage date.

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HOFF, Maria Carolina
BORN: Sep 8, 1838, Baccum
DIED: Jan 26, 1929 Lively Grove, Washington County, IL
PARENTS: Johan George HOFF born MENKE
Maria Aleidis HOFF
EMIGRATION: By 1857
MARRIED: Hering BernardLAKE his entry
marriage: Sep 1, 1857, St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: Bernard Henry LAKE born 1858, St. Libory, IL
Maria Helen LAKE born 1860, St. Libory, IL
Henry Liborius LAKE born 1862, St. Libory, IL
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Washington County, Twp 2S, Rg 5W
LAKE, Herman B, 25, Hannover
M C, 22, Hannover
B H 2, IL
  1870 IL census, Clinton County, Twp 1, Rg 4
LAKE, Bernhard 38, Hannover
Mary 37, Hannover
Bernhard 11, Mary 9, John 5, Emma 3, Clemens 1/6, all born IL
  1880 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
LAKE, Bernhard 45, Hannover
Maria C 42, Hannover
Bernhard 22, Maria 20, Emma M 12, John C 10, Bernhard 2, all born IL
listed after LAKE, Henry 26 and his family
  1900 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
LAKE, B Sr Aug 1836, Germany, marr 44 yrs, emgr 1847
M K , Sep 1838, Germany, 4 of 11 children living, emgr 1856
H, 22, IL
  1910 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
LAKE, Ben, 74, Germany, marr 53 yrs, emgr 1846
Katherine 71, Germany, emgr 1860
  1920 IL census, Washington County, Lively Grove
LAKE, Caroline, 82, Germany, widow
RESEARCHERS: Connie Albers (cla6794@mindspring.com)
Joseph Brian Weber (zweber@gateway.net)
SOURCES: Some information about Maria Carolina was supplied by Connie Albers and she is also listed on the FTM genealogy website The Joseph Weber Family Info Depot; Descendants of Henry George Menken. Information concerning marriage and children was from in Dr. Heintz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen, … to St. Libory, St. Claire County, IL which also confirmed Maria Carolina's date and place of birth and parents' names from church records in Baccum.

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HOFF, Maria Christine
BORN: Mar 18, 1842, Baccum
DIED: Oct 13, 1925, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Johan George HOFF born MENKE
Maria Aleidis HOFF
EMIGRATION: by 1868 - probably arriving Nov 16, 1857 on ship O Thyen:
Marie HOFF 16 Germany to US
MARRIED: Theodore ALBERS
marriage 1868, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Mary Elizabeth ALBERS born 1868 m. HILMES (his entry)
Mary Carolina ALBERS born 1871
Henry ALBERS born 1872
Mary Emma ALBERS born 1874
Catherine Elizabeth ALBERS born 1876 d. 1877
Wilhelmina Catherine ALBERS born 1878
Theodore Charles (T.C.) ALBERS born 1880
Eugenia Christine ALBERS born 1882
Mary Louisa ALBERS born 1884
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, p. 321
ALBERS, Theodore, 27, farmer born IL
Christina 25, born Hannover, with Elisabeth 1, IL, Christina 12, IL, and Frank, IL
1880 IL soundex - A416
ALBERS, Theodore, Clinton County, Germantown Twp, age 37, born IL
with Christina 36 born Hannover, Lissa 11, IL, Lina 9, Henry 7, Emma 5, Mina 2
1900 IL soundex - A416
ALBERS, Theodore Clinton Co, Germantown Twp, born 1843, IL
Christina, March 1842, 58, born Germany, Louisa, Apr 1884, IL
RESEARCHERS: Connie Albers (cla6794@mindspring.com) a descendant of son T.C. Albers
SOURCES: Information about this emigrant came from either Connie Albers or from census data. Christina's birth was verified in the Baccum parish records. Emigration information was from the passenger list of the O Thyen on microfilm

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HOGE

HOGE, Bernard Joseph
BORN: Mar 16, 1868, Lengerich
PARENTS: Bernard Herman HOGE
Elizabeth MERSCH
EMIGRATION: 1885
MARRIED: Theresia
CHILDREN: Martin HOGE born 1894, IN
Emma HOGE born 1895, IN
Mary HOGE born 1898, IN
Berthe HOGE born 1900, IN
Ellanora HOGE born 1903, IN
Rosina HOGE born 1903, IN
Matilda HOGE born 1905, IN
Leo HOGE born 1907, IN
Augusta HOGE born 1909, IN
NOTES: 1910 IN census, Dubois County, Ferdinand Twp
HOGE, Joseph 42, Germany, first marr, emgr 1885
Theresia 38, IN
Martin 16, Leo 3, Emma 15, Mary 12, Berther 10, Ellanora 7, Rosina 7, Matilda 5, Augusta 15/12, all born IN
SOURCES:

Joseph's approximate year of birth and year of emigration were known from the 1910 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 exact birth information and parents' names. The parents and 2 siblings were known to have also settled in Dubois County.

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HOGE, Gerhard Franz
BORN: Jul 30, 1870, Lengerich
PARENTS: Bernard Herman HOGE
Elizabeth MERSCH
EMIGRATION: 1887 - arrived NY Sep 16, 1887 on the ship Trave
HOGE, Franz 18, workman from Germany to US
MARRIED: Annie
CHILDREN: Fran HOGE born 1897, IN
Kath HOGE born 1899, IN
NOTES: 1900 IN census, Dubois County, Ferdinand
HOGE, Frank, Jul 1870, Germany, marr 4 years, no emgr info
Annie 24, IN, 2 of 2 ch living
Frani 3, Kathi 11/12, both born IN
SOURCES:

Frank's month and year of birth were known from the 1910 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 exact birth information, parents' names and year of emigration. The parents and 2 siblings were known to have also settled in Dubois County.

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HOGE, Johan Bernard
BORN: Mar 27, 1859, Schwartenberg (parish in Ruetenbrock)
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard HOGE
Catharine THOLEN
EMIGRATION: 1886 - arrived NY Mar 22, 1886 on the ship Ems
HOGE, Johann 26, Haaren to Germany
Bernhard 28
MARRIED: Anna M
CHILDREN: Mary C HOGE born 1896, MN
John J HOGE born 1898
Mary G HOGE born 1899
NOTES: 1900 MN census, Aitkin County, Aitkin Twp
HOGE, John B Mar 1859, Germany, marr 5 yrs, emgr 1886
Anna M, 27, Holland, 3 of 3 children living; emgr 1892
Mary C 4, John J 2, Mary G 4/12, all born MN
SOURCES:

Johan Bernard's month and year of birth and year of emigration were noted on the 1900 census. A possible place of birth was known from the passenger list of the ship Ems. A birth/bapt entry for him was not found in Haren parish records but was found in the neighboring parish of Ruetenbrock.

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