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Kone(n)/Kohne(n)/Koehne(n), Konken, Koo, Koop, Koopman, Koopmeiners, Koors (see Koers)


KONE(N), KOHNE(N), KOEHNE(N)

KONEN, Anna Adelheid
BORN: Apr 28, 1850, Nieuw Schoonebeek, Holland
DIED: Mar 26, 1896, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Mathias KONEN (born in Ksp Wesuwe, Emsland)
Anna Margaretha DUST (born in Ksp Lingen, Emsland)
EMIGRATION: 1867-70
Hm Hch KONEN born May 2, 1852 Nieuw Schoonebeek, ND, emigrated from Neu Ringe, Bentheim, on Apr 19, 1870 with his mother and younger siblings. The father (Mathias KONEN) and an older sister had emigrated 3 years earlier.
MARRIED: Franz Joseph EILERS born ca 1847, MO
marriage: Apr 25, 1871, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Henry EILERS born ca 1872, IL
Franz EILERS born ca 1874, IL
John EILERS born ca 1878, IL
Herman EILERS born ca 1880, IL
Anna Mary EILERS born Dec 31, 1884, Germantown
Bernard EILERS born Oct 26, 1886, Germantown
Josephine EILERS born 1889, IL
Caroline EILERS born 1893, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Germantown
EILERS, Franz 33, MO, farmer
Anna 30, Holland
Henry 8, Franz 6, John 2, Herman 3 mo
Bernard KARHOF 28, Hannover, Servant
1900 IL census, Clinton County, IL, Gmtwn Twp
EILERS, Frank, born March 1847, Missouri, age 53, wid, parents born Germ
John 22, Mare 15, Bernard 14, Josephine 11, Caroline 7, all born in IL
SOURCES: Anna Adelheid's parents' names were on her marriage record at St Boniface parish and on her death record at the same parish. Her approximate date of birth was calculated from her age at death (45 years, 11 months.) An entry had been found for her family on the Nieuw Schoonebeek emigration list so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry found there for Anna Adelheid. Information about the children was taken mostly from censuses but the births in 1884 and 1886 were also noted in the listing of county births on the county GenWeb page.

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KONEN, Anna Catharine Helena
BORN: Apr 8, 1820, Apeldorn (parish in Bokeloh)
DIED: Mar 19, 1856, Florissant, St Louis County, MO
  Mrs John MEYER died 6 days after her husband (St Ferdinand parish record)
PARENTS: Conrad COON
Thecla WILKEN
EMIGRATION: by 1847
MARRIED: Johan MIER
marriage: Apr 20?, 1847, Florissant, St Louis County, MO
CHILDREN: Maria MEYER born 1848, Florissant, MO StF
Helen MEYER born 1850, Florissant, m. Wm MEYER
M Anna MEYER born 1853, Florissant; died age 1 mo
Maria Anna MEYER born 1854, Florissant, MO
NOTES: 1850 MO census, St Louis County, District 82
MEYER, John 38, farmer, Germany
Hellen C/E 27, Germany
Mary 2, Helen 6/12 both born MO
Herman KOENTZ 39, Germany
SOURCES:

Helena's age on the 1850 census and her age (40) at death gave a span of 8 years for her probable year of birth. Her parents' names were noted on her marriage record at St Ferdinand parish and that couple was known to have been residents of Bokeloh parish. That parish's records were checked and the only Helena found who was born to those parents during the years 1816-23 was Anna Helena Catharina born in 1820.

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KONE, Gerhard
BORN: May 31, 1818, Berssen
DIED: Apr 18, 1876, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL; buried St. Joseph's Cemetery
PARENTS: William KONE
Anna Margaretha BEHNEN
EMIGRATION: 1846
  emigration index, Osnabrueck; Gerhard KOHNE born 1819 in Gr Berssen emigrated in 1846
MARRIED: Anna Tekla HELLER her entry
marriage: Jun 19, 1853 in St Charles County, MO
CHILDREN: Margaret KONNE, 8 Mar 1854
Mary Gesina KONE, 24 Aug 1855
John William KONE, 6 May 1857 m. Gesina OSTERMAN
Gerard Henry KONE, 27 Dec 1860, buried St. Joseph's
Maria Adelaid KOHNE, 18 Jan 1863, died 24 Jan 1863
Mary KOHNE born 1867, IL
John KOHNE born 1870, MO
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwood pct #202
Thekla KOHN, 51, from Hannover
William 23, Mary 13, both born IL
John 10 born MO
  1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwoods pct 179/181
KOHN, Wm 43, IL
Rocena [Gesina OSTERMAN] born Sep 1861, Germany, emgr 1868
Annie 17, Maggie 14, Clara 2
Tekle born Oct 1828, Germany, 6 of 7 children living, emgr 1852
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Gerhard's approximate year of birth was known from his age (58) at death. His parents' names were noted on his parish death record. His probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for someone with his name. Gross Berssen parish records were checked in the online Berssen Ortsfamilienbuch and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Hermanus Geroldus. Information about the children was from St Mary's parish records in Brussels, Calhoun County, IL and from censuses

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KOHNE, Heman Heinrich
BORN: Oct 19, 1850, Klein Berssen
DIED: 1876, Calhoun County, IL; buried St Joseph Cemetery, Meppen
PARENTS: Herman KONE
Helena WENDELN
EMIGRATION: by 1876
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied death information for this emigrant
SOURCES:

Herman Heinrich's parents' names and his age (25) were on his St Joseph parish death record. Because his surname occurred in Berssen parish, the online Ortsfamilienbuch for that parish was checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Herman Heianrich.

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KONEN, Heman Heinrich
BORN: May 3, 1852, Nieuw Schoonebeck, Netherlands (both parents born in Emsland)
DIED: Aug 5, 1926, Clinton County, IL, buried St Boniface Cemetery, Germantown
PARENTS: Mathias KONEN
Anna Margaretha DUST
EMIGRATION: by 1877
MARRIED: Maria Theresa HILMES her entry
marriage: May 4, 1877, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Herman KOHNEN born 1878, IL
Bern KOHNEN born 1880, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Germantown
Herm KOHNEN, 28, Hannover, farmer
Theresa 27, Hannover
Herm 2, Bern 1mo, both born IL
SOURCES:

Herman Heinrich's birthdate was on his tombstone. His parents were named on his marriage record at St Boniface parish. The parents, both born in Emsland, had been found on a list of residents of Nieuw Schoonebeck Holland so Dutch civil records were checked on the Genlias.nl website and a corresponding birth record was found there for Harm Hendrik.

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KONEN, Maria Thecla
BORN: Dec 30, 1821, Klein Berssen
DIED: before Feb 1854 when her husband remarried in Fort Madison, Lee County, IA
PARENTS: Herman Anton KONEN
Angela Adelheid BAUMHEUER
EMIGRATION: 1850
MARRIED: Johan Albert KRIEGER his entry, widow of A Hel JANSEN
marriage: Apr 23, 1850, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
NOTES: 1850 IL census, Clinton County
Abner CRAGER 30, Germ
Tekla 29, Herman 3, Henry 3/12
with Mary JOHNSON 64
for husband and second wife and his children by other marriages
  1860 IA census, Lee County
KRIEGER, Alfred 42, Hannover
Mary 35, Prussia
Harman 13, Henry 10, IL
Catherine 5, Joseph 6/12 both born in IA
SOURCES:

Thekla's approximate year of birth was known from her age on the 1860 census. Her parents' names were on her marriage record at St Boniface parish. That allowed an entry for her to be identified on the Berssen parish emigration list which supplied date and place of birth and parents' names.

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KONEN, Mathias
BORN: Oct 13, 1827, Altenberge (parish in Wesuwe)
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich KONEN
Catharina Adelheid ROECKERS
EMIGRATION: by 1880
MARRIED: Anna Margaret DUST her entry
marriage: Oct 3, 1848, Twist
CHILDREN: An Adl KONEN b. 1850 Nieuw Schoonebeck, Holland; d. 1895; m. EILERS
Herman Hendrik KONEN born 1852, NS, Holland
Maria Aleida KONEN born 1854, NS, Holland
Maria Engelina (Carolina) KONEN born 1856, NS, Holland
Johan Heinrich KONEN born 1859, Neu-Ringe, Bentheim (Twist parish)
Bernard KONEN born ca 1861, probably in Neu-Ringe
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Germantown
NOHNEN, Mathias 52, Hannover, farmer
Anna 62, wife Hannover
Caroline 23, Holland
Henry 20, Bernard 19, both born in Hannover
SOURCES:

Mathias' approximate year of birth was known from his age on the 1880 census. Information about his marriage and children was received from Herman Borgman in The Netherlands. The marriage record of Mathias noted his parents' names and an emigraion list for Nieuw Schoonebeck indicated his place of birth. Wesuwe parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Mathias.

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KONEN, Theodore
BORN: Dec 1, 1834,  Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: in St Louis, MO, buried Mar 2, 1910 as John T KOHNEN, age 75, in Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Lucas KOHNE
Helena WESSELS
EMIGRATION: 1857
Holte parish emigration list - Theodore KOHNEN (no age) emigrated from Laehden, Holte in 1857
MARRIED: (1) Maria Adelheid BLOMS her entry
marriage: Jan 28, 1864, St. Louis, MO
(2) Margaretha SCHUMACHER her entry
marriage: Jun 30, 1874, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Theodore's parents' names and age (29 & 38) were on his marriage records at Sts Peter and Paul parish. His name was found on the Holte parish emigration list so that parish's records were checked and a baptismal entry was found for him there.

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KONKEN

KONKEN, Helena
BORN: Apr 10, 1869, Werpeloh (parish in Soegel)
PARENTS: Johan Herman KONKEN
Maria Anna OLGES
EMIGRATION: 1887 - arrived Baltimore May 1887 on the ship Main
KONKIN, Elisab 21, Helena 18, Germany to US
MARRIED: Johan Bernard KEUTER born 1864, IL
marriage: May 27, 1891, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: Johan Herman KEUTER born 1891, IL
SOURCES:

All information except emigration was taken from Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Aschendorf/Huemmling. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL. The child was baptized in St Libory parish.

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KOO

KOO, Gerhard August
BORN: Nov 24, 1864, Setlage (parish in Freren)
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich KOO
Maria Elisabeth BUTEN
EMIGRATION: 1869
MARRIED: Clara
CHILDREN: Clarence J J KOO born 1898, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
KOO, August G, Nov 1864, Germany, marr.5 yrs, emgr 1869
Clara, Aug 1865, OH
Clarence J J, 2, OH
SOURCES:

August's year and month of birth and year of emgiration were noted on the 1900 census. 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 exact birth date, place of birth and parents' names.

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KOOP

KOOP, Heinrich
BORN: Nov 5, 1846, Wehm (parish in Werlte)
DIED: 1918, buried Florissant, MO, Sacred Heart Cemetery (Henry 1846-1918)
PARENTS: Wilhelm KOOP
Anna LUEKEN
EMIGRATION: by 1870
MARRIED: Maria Anna LOHE her entry
marriage: Feb 15, 1870, Florissant, MO,
CHILDREN: Adelaide A KOOP born 1880, Florissant, MO, married J Hch MEYER
SOURCES:

Heinrich's date of birth was known from a bio-sketch for his son-in-law Johan Heinrich Meyer. His parents' names were on his marriage record at Sacred Heart parish. With that information he was identified on the 1852 census for Wehm, Werlte. Werlte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for Heinrich.

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KOOP, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Feb 8, 1857, Dersum (parish in Steinbild)
PARENTS: Wilhelm KOOP
Susanna DUETHMAN
EMIGRATION: 1870
MARRIED: Lena M
CHILDREN: Rosa KOOP born 1882, MN
Lillian KOOP born 1885, MN
Grover KOOP born 1889, MN
NOTES: 1900 MN census, Crow Wing County, Brainord (Brainerd)
KOOP, J H, Feb 1857, Germany, marr 20 years, emgr 1870
Lena M 42, MN
Rosa 18, Lillian 15, Grover 11, born MN
SOURCES:

Johan Heinrich's month and year of birth were known from the 1900 census. His probable parents were those of presumed sister Maria Anna Angela who was living in the same township in 1900. She had been born in Dersum so Steinbild parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Heinrich, brother of Maria Anna Angela. His parents' names as noted above were from that document.

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KOOP, Johan Wilhelm
BORN: Feb 6, 1855, Dersum (parish in Steinbild)
PARENTS: Wilhelm KOOP
Susanna DUETHMAN
EMIGRATION: 1863
MARRIED: Mary A
CHILDREN: Wm H KOOP born 1883, MN
Peter E KOOP born 1884, MN
Alfred KOOP born 1887, MN
Harry KOOP born 1889, MN
Arthur KOOP born 1893, MN
Emil/Earl KOOP born 1895, MN
Leurant KOOP born 1897, MN
Marie KOOP born 1899, MN
NOTES: 1900 MN census, Crow Wing County, Brainord (Brainerd)
KOOP, J W, Feb 1856, Germany, marr 18 yrs, emgr 1863
Mary A 38, MN, parents born Germany
Whm H 17, Peter E 16, Alfred A 13, Harry 11, Arthur 7, Emil/Earl 5, Leurant 3, Marie 1, all born MN
SOURCES:

Johan Wilhelm's month and year of birth were known from the 1900 census. His probable parents were those of presumed sister Maria Anna Angela who was living in the same township in 1900. She had been born in Dersum so Steinbild parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Wilhelm, brother of Maria Anna Angela. His parents' names as noted above were from that document.

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KOOP, Maria Anna Angela
BORN: Feb 9, 1861, Dersum (parish in Steinbild)
DIED: Dec 16, 1893, Brainard, Crow Wing County, MN
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm KOOP
Susannah DUETHMAN
EMIGRATION: 1888 - arrived NY Apr 2, 1889 on the ship Fulda
BOEGEMANN, Lucas 34, Germany
Angela 27, Johann 8, Susanna 4, Elisabeth 9 mo
MARRIED: Lucas BOEGEMANN his entry
CHILDREN: Johan BOEGEMAN born ca 1880, Germany
Susanna BOEGEMAN born ca 1884, Germany
Elisabeth or Will BOEGEMAN born ca 1887, Germany
Elizabeth BERGEMAN born 1890, MN
Maty BOEGEMAN born ca 1892, MN
NOTES: for husband and children
1900 MN census, Crow Wing County, Brainord (Brainerd)
BOGAMAN, Lucas Mar 1855, Germany, Wid, emgr 1890
John Jan/Jun 1881, Germany
Anna?, Aug 1884, 15, Germany
Will Nov 1887, Germany (Elisabeth on PL?)
Lissa 9, Maty 8, both born MN
SOURCES:

Angela's date and place of birth and parents' names were found in a WorldConnect database. That information was then verified in Steinbild parish records. Information about husband and death was from the same WCdb and information about children was from the passenger list of the ship Fulda and the 1900 census.

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KOOP, Severin
BORN: Nov 9, 1850, Dersum (parish in Steinbild)
PARENTS: Wilhelm KOOP
Susanna DUETHMAN
EMIGRATION: by 1889
MARRIED: Elizabeth
marriage: ca 1889, probably MN
CHILDREN: Sadie KOOP born 1891, MN
Dena/Irene KOOP born 1893, MN
Walter KOOP born 1896, MN
Severen KOOP born 1899, MN
NOTES: 1900 MN census, Crow Wing County, Brainord (Brainerd)
KOOP, Severen, Nov?, 1851, Germany, marr 11 years, emgr unk
Elizabeth 35, NY (parents both born Ireland)
Sadie 9, Dena/Irene 7, Walter 4, Severen 1, all born MN
BERGEMAN, Margaret, niece, 1883, Germany, single, emgr 1890
SOURCES:

Severin's month and year of birth were known from the 1900 census. His probable parents were those of presumed sister Maria Anna Angela who was living in the same township in 1900. She had been born in Dersum so Steinbild parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Severin, brother of Maria Anna Angela. His parents' names as noted above were from that document.

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KOOPMAN

KOOPMAN, Bernard Clemens
BORN: May 18, 1866, Wettrup (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Jun 2, 1952, Wabasha County, MN
PARENTS: Johan Berard KOOPMAN
Margaretha Carolina SCHONHOFF
EMIGRATION: 1882
MARRIED: Helena Margaret PASSE born 1878, MN
CHILDREN: Albert KOOPMAN born 1899, MN
Cecelia E KOOPMAN born 1901, MN
August J KOOPMAN born 1903, MN
Rosa Margaret KOOPMAN born 1905, MN
Bernardina Christine KOOPMAN born 1907, MN
NOTES: 1900 MN census, Wabasha County, Wabasha City
KOPPMAN, Clemens, May 1866, Germany, marr 2, emgr 1882
Magdalena, 22, MN
Albert 1, MN
Bernhart, father Oct 1835, Germany, marr 35 yrs, emgr 1882
Carlina, mother, Aug 1845, 4 of 5 children living, emgr 1882
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Clemens' 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 which supplied exact birth information and parents' names. Information about his wife, death and children was from Dave Halm's WCdb.

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KOOPMAN, Herman Joseph
BORN: Jul 28, 1868, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Jul 26, 1933, Wabasha County, MN
PARENTS: Johan Bernard KOOPMAN
Margaretha Carolina SCHONHOFF
EMIGRATION: 1882
MARRIED: Margaretha LOECHLER
CHILDREN: Margaret C KOOPMAN born 1900, MN
Lucy KOOPMAN born ca 1902, MN
NOTES: 1900 MN census, Wabasha County, Wabasha City
KOOPMAN, Joseph H, Aug 1869, Germany, marr 2, emgr 1882
Margaretha 19, MN, 1 of 1 child living
Margaretha 2/12, Germany
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Joseph'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 one month and one year earlier than the census date. The Tenfelde entry supplied exact birth information and parents' names. Information about his wife, death and children was from Dave Halm's WCdb.

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KOOPMAN, Johan Bernard
BORN: Oct 7, 1835, Handrup (parish in Lengerich)
PARENTS: Johan Bernard KOOPMANN
Maria Aleid KNOLLEN
EMIGRATION: 1882
MARRIED: Margaretha Carolina SCHONHOFF her entry
CHILDREN: Clemens Bernard KOOPMAN born May 18, 1866, Handrup, Lengerich
Herman Joseph KOOPMAN born Jul 28, 1868, Gersten, Lengerich
Maria Theresia KOOPMAN born Aoc 17, 1870, Wettrup, Lengerich
Johan Bernard KOOPMAN born Sep 1, 1877, Wettrup, Lengerich
NOTES: 1900 MN census, Wabasha County, Wabasha City
KOPPMAN, Clemens, May 1866, Germany, marr 2 yrs, emgr 1882
Magdalena, 22, MN
Albert 1, MN
Bernhart, father Oct 1835, Germany, marr 35 yrs, emgr 1882
Carlina, mother, Aug 1845, 4 of 5 children living, emgr 1882
SOURCES:

Bernard's year and month of birth and year of emgiration were noted on the 1900 census. 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 exact birth date, place of birth and parents' names. Tenfelde also had entries for Bernard's wife and 4 children.

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KOOPMAN, Johan Bernard
BORN: Sep 1, 1877, (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Jan 9, 1868, Wabasha County, MN
PARENTS: Johan Bernard KOOPMAN
Margaretha Carolina SCHONHOFF
EMIGRATION: 1882
MARRIED: Amelia M KIRSCH born 1886, MN
CHILDREN: Elmer G KOOPMAN born 1907, MN
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

All information concerning Johan Bernard was taken from Dave Halm's WCdb where the birth information was based on an entry in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied date and place of birth, parents' names and year of emigration.

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KOOPMAN, Johan Joseph
BORN: May 10, 1845, Handrup (parish in Lengerich)
PARENTS: Johan Clemens KOOPMANN
Helena Maria Anna RAMING
EMIGRATION: 1852-53
MARRIED: Dorothea
CHILDREN: John KOOPMAN born 1876, IL
Maria Adelheid KOOPMAN born 1878, IL
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Monroe County, Waterloo
KOOPMAN, Joseph, May 1845, Germany, marr 27 yrs, emgr 1852
Dorethea, Aug 1854, Germany, emgr 1852
John 24, Maria Adelheid 22, both born IL
SOURCES:

Joseph's month and year of birth and year of emigration were noted on the 1900 census. 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 date and place of birth and parents' names.

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KOOPMAN, Maria Theresia
BORN: Oct 17, 1870, Wettrup (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Jan 13, 1943, Wabasha County, MN; buried St Felix Cemetery in Wabasha
PARENTS: Bernard KOOPMANN
Margaretha Carolina SCHONHOFF
EMIGRATION: 1882
MARRIED: Joseph Herman BURRICHTER
CHILDREN: Josephine M BURRICHTER born 1892, MN
John B BURRICHTER born 1894, MN
Emma M BURRICHTER born 1896, MN
Anton F BURRICHTER born 1898, MN
Bernard BURRICHTER born 1900, MN
Herman J BURRICHTER born 1902, MN
Anna Theresa BURRICHTER born 1905, MN
Clemens BURRICHTER born 1907, MN
August L BURRICHTER born 1909, MN
Joseph L BURRICHTER born 1912, MN
NOTES: 1900 MN census, Wabasha County, Greenfield twp
BURRICHTER, Joseph Mar 1854, Germany, emgr 1882
Theresia Oct 1870, Germany, 5 of 5 ch living
Josephine M 7, John B 5, Emma A 3, Anthony 2, Bernard 3/12, all born MN
John, brother, Feb 1867, Germany, emgr 1897
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

All information concerning Maria Theresia was taken from Dave Halm's WCdb where the birth information was based on an entry in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied date and place of birth, parents' names, husband's name and year of emigration.

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KOOPMEINERS

KOOPMEINERS (MENKE), Johan Herman Heinrich
BORN: Jul 18, 1831, Rull/Dalum (parish in Gross Hesepe)
PARENTS: Johan Bernard MENKE
Angela KOOPMEINERS
EMIGRATION: 1872 - arrived Baltimore Nov 25, 1872 on the ship Ohio
Hermi KOPMEIER, 41, farmer, Germany to US
Gesina 43, Heinr 9, Reinho 8, Hermi 6, Angela 3
MARRIED: Gesina Adelheid BORMES her entry
marriage: Apr 22, 1861, Gross Hesepe
CHILDREN: Bernard Heinrich born 1862 (?Rull/Dalum)
Joh Bd born 1864 Rull/Dalum, Hesepe
Joh Hm Albt 1866 Rull/Dalum
Maria/Angela 1869 Rull/Dalum
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Stearns county, Milwood Twp
KOPPMINER, Herman 49, Prussia, farmer
Kassena 52, Prussia
Bernard 18, John 15, Herman 14, Mary 11, all born Prussia
SOURCES:

Herman's year of birth was known from his age on the 1880 census. Because that surname occurred in Gross Hesepe parish, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding marriage record was found there for him which supplied date and place of birth and parents' names. Gross Hesepe parish records were checked again and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for Johan Heinrich.

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KOOPMEINERS, Maria Angela
BORN: Jan 12, 1805, Rull (parish in Gross Hesepe)
DIED: 1876; buried Dec 1, 1876, Damiansville, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich KOOPMEINERS
Maria Adelheid WEHKAMP
EMIGRATION: by 1876
MARRIED: unknown
SOURCES:

Maria Angela's approximate year of birth was known from her age (73) at death. Her parents were also named on her St Damian's parish death record and were known to have lived in Gross Hesepe parish. That parish's records were then checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her.

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KOOPMEINERS (MENKE), Maria Margaretha Adelheid
BORN: Dec 21, 1843, Dalum-Rull (parish in Gross Hesepe)
DIED: Oct 9, 1896, Freeport, Stearns County, MN
PARENTS: Johan/Herman Heinrich MENKE gt KOOPMEINERS
Angela KOOPMEINERS
EMIGRATION: by 1868
MARRIED: Johan Herman KLASEN his entry
marriage Sep 8, 1868, St Joseph, Stearns City, MN
CHILDREN: John Henry KLASEN born 1871, MN
John Bernard KLASEN born 1873, MN
Mary KLASEN born 1876, MN
Anna KLASEN born 1879, MN
Herman Martin KLASEN born 1883, MN
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Stearns County, Millwood twp
KLAUSEN, Herman 40, Prussia, farmer
Mary 36, Prussia
Henry 9, John 6, Mary 4, Annie 1 all born MN
RESEARCHERS: Beret Beatty who supplied much of the information about this emigrant and
Robert Lefevre and Pamela Schultz who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Maria Adelheid's date of birth was known to family researcher Beret Beatty. There was a Koopmeiners family on the 1839 Dalum census so Gross Hesepe parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for Maria Margareth Adelheid Menke gt Koopmeiners.

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