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KLAAS, CLAAS, CLAES

KLAAS, Agnes Maria
BORN: Jan 21, 1869, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Jun 19, 1934, Wesley, Kossuth County, IA
PARENTS: Heinrich Johan KLAAS
Maria Anna FASTABEND
EMIGRATION: 1886 - arrived Mar 4, 1886 on the ship Leerdam
Agnes KLAS, 17, from Germany
MARRIED: Henry RICKE born in IL
marriage Feb 15, 1887, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: Mary RICKE born 1888
Frank B RICKE born 1890
Leo RICKE born 1901, IA
Louis RICKE born 1901, IA
Lawrence J RICKE born 1906, Kossuth County, IA
Clara RICKE born ca 1909
George A RICKE born 1911
Raymond RICKE
RESEARCHERS: Linda (LindaMac10@aol.com)
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most information for this entry was supplied by Linda or taken from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. Agnes Maria's birth information was verified in Lingen parish records. The emigration information was from the FTM cd index for the Germans to America series but the port of arrival was not mentioned on the cd.

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KLAAS, Angela
BORN: Sep 9, 1848, Boerger
DIED: St Louis, MO, buried Sep 8, 1919, Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard KLAAS
Thecla GOESLING
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived New Orleans Oct 22, 1866 on the ship Carl
KLAAS, Bernhard 54, farmer, Hannover to IL
Angela 17, Herman 15, Johan 7, Theodor 7, Liborius 6, Bernhard 5
MARRIED: Frederick DOHLE
marriage: Jun 25, 1868, St Louis, MO
SOURCES:

Angela's parents' names and age (20) were on her marriag record at Sts Peter and Paul parish, information supplied by Dolores Rizzo. Angela's brother Johan Wilhelm's birth/bapt record had already been found in Boerger so the same parish's records were searched again and a corresponding entry was also found there for Angela.

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KLAAS (CLAES), Anna Margaretha
BORN: Aug 29, 1829, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Jun 4, 1897, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
PARENTS: Herman Bernard CLAES
Helena/Anna Adelheid HERBERS
EMIGRATION: 1852 - arrived NO May, 1852 on ship Ernestine
MARRIED: Johan Heinrich TRANEL (his entry)
married: Apr 12, 1853 in Sinsinawa, WI
RESEARCHERS: (LindaMac10@aol.com) a descendant
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant on his online WorldConnect database
CHILDREN: John TRANEL born 1857,  Jo Daviess County, IL
Adeline TRANEL born 1860,  Jo Daviess County, IL
Henry H. TRANEL born 1863, Jo Daviess County, IL
SOURCES: Most of the  information for Anna Margaretha was supplied by LindaMac10. Her date and place of birth and death, parents' names, date and place of marriage and the emigration destination (Galena) were in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika (entry under TRANEL geb CLAES.) The children were from Dave Halm's online WorldConnect database.

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KLAAS, Bernard
BORN: (baptized) Apr 3, 1812, Boerger
PARENTS: Lucas KLAAS (KLASSEN)
Thecla KASSEN
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived New Orleans Oct 22, 1866 on the ship Carl
KLAAS, Bernhard 54, farmer, Hannover to IL
Angela 17, Herman 15, Johan 7, Theodor 7, Liborius 6, Bernhard 5
MARRIED: (1) Angela ANTONS (LANGEN)
marriage: before 1837
(2) Thecla GOESSLING
marriage: Oct 26, 1847, Boerger
CHILDREN: Lucas KLAAS b. 1837, Boerger, m. WESTERMAN, m. BUETER, m. FECHT
Johan KLAAS born 1840 Boerger, m. WESTERMAN
Heinrich KLAAS born ca 1843 Boerger
Angela KLAAS born born ,1848 Boerger
Wilhelm KLAAS born 1852, Boerger
Liborius KLAAS born 1857, Boerger
NOTES: 1852 Boerger census
KLAAS, Bernard 40, eigener
Thecla 30, Lucas 15, Johan 12, Heinr 9, Angela 4, Wilhelm 1
  1870 IL census, Calhoun County
John GLOSS 30 from Hannover
Catharine 30 from Hannover
Mary 1 born IL
Bernhart 60 born Hannover (father of Johan GLOSS/KLAAS)
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Bernard's parent's names and his approximate year of birth were known from his 1847 marriage record. Several of his children's baptisms had already been found in Boerger parish records, so those same records were checked again and a corresponding baptismal entry was found there for Bernard.

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KLAAS, Bernard
BORN: Jan 17, 1860, Boerger
DIED: Feb 21, 1884, Calhoun County, IL, buried St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard KLAAS
Thekla GOESSLING
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived New Orleans Oct 22, 1866 on the ship Carl
KLAAS, Bernhard 54, farmer, Hannover to IL
Angela 17, Herman 15, Johan 7, Theodor 7, Liborius 6, Bernhard 5
MARRIED: probably never married
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Bernard's age and parents' names were on his death record. Records for siblings had already been found in Boerger parish so that parish's records were checked again and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there also for Bernard.

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KLAAS, Carolina Anna
BORN: Nov 28, 1865, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Aug 25, 1928, Haverhill IA
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich KLAAS
Maria Adelheid FASTABEND
EMIGRATION: before 1894
MARRIED: Bernard Albert/Heinrich FREESE his entry
marriage: Jan 30, 1894, Menominee, IL
CHILDREN: Albert Freese b: BET. 1894 - 1896 in Menominee, IL
Mary A Freese b: 13 JUL 1896 in Menominee, IL
Christina Freese b: MAR 1898 in Menominee, IL
John Clement Freese b: 15 JAN 1900 in Menominee, IL
Leo John Freese b: 19 DEC 1902 in Haverhill, IA
Theresa Mary Freese b: 9 JUN 1905 in Haverhill, IA
Rosa
RESEARCHERS: Linda (LindaMac10@aol.com) and
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant listed in his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: The date and place of birth was supplied by Linda and verified in the Lingen parish records. Marriage information was also from Linda. Children's information was from Dave Halm's online WorldConnect database.

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KLAAS (CLAAS), Gerhard/George Heinrich
BORN: March 5, 1859, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Mar 30, 1928, East Dubuque, IL
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich CLAAS 
Maria Adelheid/Anna FASTABEND
EMIGRATION: 1883
MARRIED: Mary LIEFKER (or LEIFKER - ck)
marriage: Feb 27, 1889, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: Walter H. KLAAS born 1891, IA
Bertha M. KLAAS born ca 1894, IA
RESEARCHERS: (LindaMac10@aol.com)
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant on his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most of the  information for Gerhard Heinrich was supplied by LindaMac10. His date and place of birth, parents' names and year of emigration were in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. The children were from Dave Halm's online WorldConnect database.

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KLAAS, Henry John
BORN: Sep 5, 1856, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Mar 30, 1910, Haverhill, Marshall County, IA
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich CLAAS
Anna Maria FASTABEND
EMIGRATION: 1881
He may have spent some time in Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL before moving to IA by 1892.
MARRIED: Pauline HENNING
marriage: Mar 22, 1892, Hamilton County, IA
CHILDREN: William B KLAAS born 1892, IA
George Henry KLAAS born 1895, Hamilton County, IA
Jennie Agnes KLAAS born 1895, Hamilton County, IA
Frank H KLAAS born 1897, Hamilton County, IA
Lucy KLAAS born 1899, IA
Herman G KLAAS born 1902, Marshall County, IA
Emil Bernard KLAAS born 1904, Marshall County, IA
Joseph F KLAAS born 1907, Marshall County, IA
Henry KLAAS born 1910, Marshall County, IA
RESEARCHERS: Linda (LindaMac10@aol.com)
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most information for this entry was supplied by Linda or taken from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. Johan Heinrich's birth information was verified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. His entry in that book gave his date and place of birth, parents' names and year of emigration.

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KLAAS, Johan
BORN: Sep 11, 1840, Boerger
DIED: Jan 8, 1922, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL
PARENTS: Bernard KLAES
Angela ANTONS (also LANGEN)
EMIGRATION: 1857 - arrived New Orleans Nov 16, 1857 on the ship O'Thyen
Johan CLAUS 17, laborer, Germany to USA
Osnabrueck emigration index - Johan KLAAS, born Sep 11, 1840, son of Bernard KLAAS sive ENGERS and Angela LANGEN, emigrated in 1857 from Boerger to America where an older brother was living.
MARRIED: Catharine WESTERMAN her entry
marriage: Jul 3, 1866, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL
Catharine died in 1882 leaving her husband with 5 young children but he did not remarry
CHILDREN: Mary Gesina KLAAS born 1868, IL; died 1930, IL, m. Bd BAALMAN
Angela KLAAS born 1874, IL; died 1917, IL, m. HOEMMEN
John Bernard KLAAS born 1878, IL
Henry KLAAS born 1879, IL
Mary Elizabeth KLAAS born 1880, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Calhoun County
John GLOSS 30 from Hannover
Catharine 30 from Hannover
Mary 1 born IL
Bernhart 60 born Hannover (father of Johan KLAAS)
1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Crater Pct
KLASS, John 38, farmer, Hannoer
Catharine 37, Hannover
Mary 11, Anna 5, Barney 3, Henry 1, all born IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (ImmingGenealogy@aol.com) who supplied most of the information for this emigrant
SOURCES: Johan's approximate year of birth was known from his death record at St. Joseph parish and from census information. His parents' names were also known from Calhoun County documents. An entry for him in the Osnabrueck emigration index confirmed his parents' names and also gave his date and probable place of birth. Johan's mother's name was Langen on Calhoun County documents and on his emigration index entry but was Antons on his birth/baptism entry in Boerger parish records. Johan and Catharine were married at St. Joseph parish.

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KLAAS (CLAES), Johan Herman
BORN: Jan 4, 1826, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Feb 23, 1894, Kieler, WI
PARENTS: Herman Bernard CLAES
Helena Adelheid HERBERS
EMIGRATION: 1850 - on the ship Louisiana, arrived New Orleans May 25, 1850
MARRIED: Susanna Adelheid WIBBIN (her entry)
married: May 11, 1858 in Sinsinawa, WI
RESEARCHERS: (LindaMac10@aol.com)
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant on his WorldConnect database
CHILDREN: Anna Mary KLASS born 1859
Margaret Mary KLASS born 1861
John Henry KLASS born 1863
Frederick KLASS born 1867 in Wisconsin
Susan Adelheid KLASS  
Bernard K. KLASS born 1870 in Wisconsin
Joseph Maria KLASS born 1871 in Wisconsin
Herman John KLASS born 1874 in Wisconsin
Paul KLASS born 1877 in Kieler, Grant County, Wisconsin
Clara KLASS born 1878
SOURCES: Most of the  information for Johan Herman was supplied by LindaMac10. His date and place of birth and of death, parents' names, his date and place of marriage and bride's name, and emigration information including the ship's name were in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. The children were from Dave Halm's online WorldConnect database.

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KLAAS, Johan Herman
BORN: Jun 27, 1863, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Sep 8, 1946, East Dubuque, Jo Daviess County, IL, buried in BVM Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich CLAAS
Maria Adelheid FASTAVEND
EMIGRATION: 1885
MARRIED: Maria BRINK born in IL
CHILDREN: Louisa M. KLAAS born 1894, JoDaviess County, IL
Cecelia KLAAS born 1897, JoDaviess County, IL
Leo G. KLAAS born 1901, JoDaviess County, IL
Alvina KLAAS born 1902, JoDaviess County, IL
Mathilda KLAAS born 1906, JoDaviess County, IL
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: All information came from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. The birth information was confirmed in Lingen parish baptismal records.

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KLAAS, Johan Wilhelm
BORN: Apr 25, 1852, Boerger
DIED: Aug 24, 1933, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL, buried St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard KLASS
Thecla GOESSLING
EMIGRATION: probably 1866 - arriving New Orleans Oct 22, 1866 on the ship Carl
KLAAS, Bernhard 54, farmer, Hannover to IL
Angela 17, Herman [Wm?] 15, Johan 7, Theodor 7, Liborius 6, Bernhard 5
MARRIED: Mary E WAHOFF born ca 1866, IL
marriage: Oct 7, 1884 Calhoun County, IL
CHILDREN: Benjamin H KLAAS born 1889, IL
Harmon H KLAAS 1890, IL
John William KLAAS 1896, IL
Frederick KLAAS 1900, IL
NOTES: 1880 Il census, Calhoun County, Richwood pct
John W KLAAS, 26, Tinner from Hannover
1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods pct
KLAAS, John W born Apr 1854, Germany; age 46, married 16 yrs, emgr 1866
Mary E born Mar 1866, IL, 5 of 8 children living
Benjamin H born 1889, Harmon H 1890, John William 1896, Frederick 1900
Biographical sketch of Johan Wilhelm Klaas
RESEARCHER: Dolores Imming Rizzo (ImmingGenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES: Johan Wilhelm's date of birth was mentioned in his biographical sketch but with the year 1854 while the year 1850 was inscribed on his tombstone. Other Klasses in Calhoun County were known to have come from Boerger so that parish's records were checked and a coresponding birth/baptism entry found there for Johan Wilhlem, same month and day as in the biographical sketch but two years earlier. His parents' names as noted above are from that parish record and had also been mentioned in the biographical sketch. Johan Wilhelm's marriage date came from the county marriage index.

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KLAAS, Liborius
BORN: Mar 29, 1857, Boerger
DIED: Dec 13, 1908, Calhoun County, IL, buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Meppen
PARENTS: Bernard KLAAS
Thecla GOESLING
EMIGRATION: 1866 – arrived New Orleans Oct 22, 1866 on the ship Carl
KLAAS, Bernhard 54, farmer, Hannover to IL
Angela 17, Herman 15, Johan 7, Theodor 7, Liborius 6, Bernhard 5
MARRIED: Mary BREER born in IL, daughter of Mathias Breer and Thekla Hoemmen
marriage: May 9, 1889, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL, St. Joseph parish
CHILDREN: Thekla KLAAS born 1891, died 1893
Edward  KLAAS born 1898, died 1983
Mathias KLAAS born 1901, died 1990
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods pct
KLAAS, Liborius born Mar 1858, Germany, age 42, m. 11 yrs, emgr 1866
Mary born Oct 1867, IL, 1 of 2 children living
Edward born 1898, IL

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SOURCES:

Lucas’ month and  year of birth were found on the 1900 census. His parents’ names were on his marriage record. A brother was known to have emigrated from  Boerger so that parish’s records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for Liborius one year earlier than the year noted on the census.

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KLAAS, Lucas
BORN: Mar 25, 1837, Boerger
DIED: Feb 19, 1912, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL
PARENTS: Bernard KLAES
Angela ANTONS
EMIGRATION: 1856 - arrived New Orleans Nov 17, 1856 on the ship Ocean
Lucas KLAAS, 20, from Hannover to IL
Osnabrueck emigration index - Lucas KLAAS born Mar 26, 1837 (date of bapt), son of Bernard Klaas and Angela Antons, emgrated in 1856 from Boerger to America where a great uncle was living.
MARRIED: (1) Maria Elisabeth WESTERMAN, her entry, widow of Joh Theo HOLTERMAN
marriage: Apr 16, 1864, Brussels, Calhoun County, IL
(2) Mary Gesina BUETER
marriage Jan 22, 1884, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL
(3) Mary VECHT (FECHT) her entry, widow of Herman JANSEN
marriage: May 14, 1889
CHILDREN: John KLAAS born 1865, IL; died 1935, Meppen, IL, m. OSTERMAN
Bernard KLAAS born 1871, IL; died 1921, Meppen, IL
Joseph KLAAS born 1873, IL; died 1912, Meppen, IL, m. PLUESTER
Theodore KLAAS born 1876, IL; died 1950, Meppen, IL, m. KOHN
STEP-CHILDREN Henry HOLTERMAN born 1862, IL (Elis WESTERMAN's son)
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwood pct
Lucas KLAAS, 43, farmer from Hannover
Elizabeth 43, Hannover, Banard 9, Joseph 7, Theodore 4, all born IL
Henry HOLTERMAN 18 was working on their farm
1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Belleview Pct
KLAAS, Lukas born Mar 1837, Germany, age 63, m. 36 yrs, emgr 1851
Mary A born Aug 1833, Germany, 2 or 2 children living
KLAAS Joseph 27, Theodore 24, both born IL
JOHNSON, Lenah 22, born IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (ImmingGenealogy@aol.com) who supplied most of the information for this emigrant
SOURCES: Lucas' year of birth was on his tombstone in   St. Joseph Cemetery. A corresponding entry in the Osnabrueck emigration index supplied his parents' names, date of birth and probable place of birth. The parish records of Boerger were checked and a corresponding birth/baptismal entry was found for him there. Lucas' marriage in 1864 was at St. Mary's parish. His marriage in 1884 was at St. Joseph parish.

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KLAAS, Margaretha Adelheid
BORN: Mar 25, 1854, Altenlingen (parish in Lingen)
DIED: May 17, 1914, buried Immaculate Conception Church (St Joseph's Cemetery) Haverhill, Marshall, Iowa
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich CLAAS
Anna Maria Carolina FASTABEND
EMIGRATION: 1880
MARRIED: Theodore OETKER his entry
marriage Feb 12, 1885, Haverhill, Marshall County, IA
CHILDREN: Mary Elizabeth OETKER born 1885, Hamilton County, IA
Agnes Ann OETKER born 1887, Hamilton County, IA
Henry OETKER born 1888, Hamilton County, IA
George H OETKER born 1890, Hamilton County, IA
Frances A OETKER born 1892, Hamilton County, IA
Anna M OETKER born 1893, Hamilton County, IA
Frank Bernard OETKER born 1895, Hamilton County, IA
Rosa W OETKER born 1897, Hamilton County, IA
NOTES: 1900 IA census, Hamilton County, Williams Twp
OETKER, Theodor, Nov 1853, Germany, marr 15 yrs, emgr 1873
Adeline Mar 1854, Germany, 8 of 8 ch living, emgr 1880
Mary 14, Agnes 13, Henry 11, George 10, Frances 9, Anna 7, Frank 5, Rosy 3, all born IA
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect db
SOURCES:

Most information including Adeline's birthdate was found on Dave Halm's WCdb. Because her husband and other Oetkers were known to have been born in Altenlingen, Lingen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for Margaretha Adelheid. Her parents' names as noted above were taken from that document.

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KLAAS, Thecla
BORN: Feb 6, 1844, Boerger
PARENTS: Joseph KLAAS
Thecla KRÖMER
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, Boerger, emgrated 1869 with wife
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard DREESMANN his 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:

Thecla's date and place of birth and parents' names were on her marriage record. Boerger parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Thecla.

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KLAAS, Theodor
BORN: Jan 3, 1855, Boerger
PARENTS: Bernard KLAAS
Thecla GOESSLING
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived New Orleans Oct 22, 1866 on the ship Carl
KLAAS, Bernhard 54, farmer, Hannover to IL
Angela 17, Herman 15, Johan 7, Theodor 7, Liborius 6, Bernhard 5
MARRIED: Hannah KINDER
marriage: Sep 11, 1888 Hardin, Calhoun County, Illinois
CHILDREN: George KLAAS born 1890, IL
Fred KLAAS born 1897, IL
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Calhoun County
KLAAS, Thodore, Jan 1857, Germany, marr 12 yrs
Hana, 35, IL
George, 10, IL
  1910 IL census, Calhoun County, Carlin Pct
KLAAS, Theodore, 53, Germany, marr 20, emgr 1867
Hanna, 46, IL
George 20, Fred 3, both born IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Theodore's approximate year of birth was known from his age on the 1900 census, on the passenger list of the ship Carl and at marriage (29.) His father's name was on his marriage record. Siblings were known to have been born in Boerger so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him 2 years earlier than the 1900 census date.

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KLASEN, Anna Maria Thekla
BORN: Jan 6, 1800, Raken (parish in Lathen)
DIED: 1896
PARENTS: Joan Bernard KLAS
Euphemia Marg SCHNITKENS
EMIGRATION: 1841
  emigration index, Osnabrueck - H SUHRMEYER, 46, from Niederlangen. emigrated in1841 with wife and 6 children
MARRIED: Johan Herman SURMEYER his entry
marriage: Sep 17, 1822, Lathen
CHILDREN: Anna Helena SURMEYER, born 1837, Niederlangen, marr. Ant HEINE
Herman Heinrich SURMEYER, born 1823, Niederlangen
Johan Bernard SURMEYER, born 1831, Niederlangen
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Adams County, Quincy
John SUMEIER 63, retired, Hannover
Mary 61, Hannover
1870 IL census, Adams County, Ellington Twp
SURMINS, John H 72, Hannover
Tallula 70, Hannover
Bernard 38, Hannover
SOURCES:

Maria Tekla's date and place of birth were noted in the book Bornmann's Sketches of Early Germans of Quincy and Adams County, Illinois. Lathen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her one week earlier than the date in the Bornmann book. Her year of death was also noted in the Bornmann book.

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KLASEN, Herman Heinrich
BORN: Jun 11, 1841, Rull/Dalum (parish in Gross Hesepe)
DIED: Feb 18, 1927, Freeport, Stearns County, MN
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich KLASEN
Helena Adelheid MOSS
EMIGRATION: 1869, arriving Baltimore Sep 27, 1869 on the ship Ohio
Herm 28, Anna 35, Heinr 5, Herm 1, Joh 63
MARRIED: (1) Anna Catharine Helena LUEBBERS her entry
marriage: Jul 1, 1862, Gross Hesepe
(2) Mary Katherina NIEHAUS (1843-1911) born in Voerden, Germany
marriage: Nov 24, 1908, Freeport, MN
CHILDREN: Henry KLASEN born 1864, Germany
Catharina KLASEN born 1865, Germany
Herman KLASEN born 1868, Germany
Nicholas KLASEN born 1881, MN
Bernard KLASEN born 1874, MN
Gerhard KLASEN born 1878, MN
Mary KLASEN born 1880, MN
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Stearns County, Millwood twp
KLAUSEN, Henry 39, Prussia, farmer
Hellena 46, Prussia
Henry 16, Kathrina 15, Harmon 12 born Prussia
Nicholos 9, Barney 6, Gerhard 2, Mary 4mo, all born MN
1910 MN census, Stearns County, Oak twp, Freeport
KLASEN, Henry H, 68, Germany, 2nd marriage, emgr 1869
Maria 61, Germany, 2nd marr, emgr 1889
listed just before family of Bernard J KLASEN 35, MN
1920 MN census, Stearns County, Oak twp, Freeport
KLASSEN, Henry 78, Germany
Anna 70, IL
RESEARCHER: Beret Beatty, whose research supplied most of the information about this emigrant
and Pamela Schultz, whose WorldConnect db follows the line of daughter Mary born in 1880.
SOURCES:

Iinformation about Johan Heinrich came mostly from research done by Beret Beatty and also from censuses.

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KLASEN, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Oct 19, 1806, Dalum (parish in Gross Hesepe)
DIED: Dec 21, 1875, Freeport, Stearns County, MN
PARENTS: Anton Joseph KLASSEN
Euphemia Maria MENSEN
EMIGRATION: 1869, arriving Baltimore Sep 27, 1869 on the ship Ohio
Herm 28, Anna 35, Heinr 5, Herm 1, Joh 63
MARRIED: (1) Anna Helena MUES (1806-1837)
marriage: Aug 11, 1829, Gross Hesepe
(2) Helena Adelheid MOSS (1804-1863)
marriage: Oct 3, 1837, Gross Hesepe
CHILDREN: Bernard Hch Anton KLASEN born 1829, Dalum; died 1849, Rull/Dalum
Maria Gesina KLASEN born 1832, Dalum
Maria Elisabeth KLASEN born 1837, Dalum; died 1838
Johan Herman KLASEN born Nov 1, 1839, Rull/Dalum; died 1910, MN
Herman Heinrich KLASEN born Jun 11, 1841 Rull/Dalum; died 1927, MN
NOTES: 1839 census Dalum, Gross Hesepe
KLASEN, Joh Heinr, Heuerman, 33
MOSS, Helena 33,
KLASEN Bern Heinr 10, Maria Gesina 7, Anton 67, Maria 69
RESEARCHER: Beret Beatty, whose research supplied most of the information about this emigrant

SOURCES:

Most information about Johan Heinrich came from research done by Beret Beatty and also from censuses.

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KLASEN, Johan Herman
BORN: Nov 1, 1839, Rull/Dalum, (parish in Gross Hesepe)
DIED: Feb 8, 1910, Freeport, Stearns Co, MN
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich KLASEN
Helena Adelheid MOSS
EMIGRATION: 1866
MARRIED: (1) Maria Adelheid KOOPMEINERS her entry
marriage Sep 8, 1868, St Joseph, Stearns City, MN
(2) Margaret KRILL (1860-1909) born in WI
marriage: Apr 20, 1897, Gates, Stearns City, MN
CHILDREN: Henry KLASEN born 1871, MN
John Bernard KLASEN born 1873, MN
Mary KLASEN born 1876, MN
Annie KLASEN born 1879, MN
Herman Martin KLASEN born 1883, MN
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Stearns County, Milllwood twp
KLAUSEN, Herman 40, Prussia, farmer
Mary 36, Prussia
Henry 9, John 6, Mary 4, Annie 1 all born MN
1900 MN census, Stearns County, Millwood twp
KLASEN, J Herman, June 1836, Germany, marr 3, emgr 1866
Maggie, 40, WI
Herman 16, MN
RESEARCHER: Beret Beatty, whose research supplied most of the information about this emigrant
and Pamela Schultz and Robert LeFevre whose WorldConnect databases follow the lines of sons John Bernard born in 1873 and Herman Martin born in 1883.
SOURCES:

Most information about Johan Herman came from research done by Beret Beatty or from censuses.

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