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LEHRTER

LEHRTER, Anna Maria
BORN: Oct 20, 1856, Bakeerde (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Jul 17, 1937, Clinton County; buried Breese, St Dominic's Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard LEHRTER
Adelheid BRUNDIERS
EMIGRATION: 1895
MARRIED: Johan Heinrich Wilhelm FISCHER his entry
marriage: May 1, 1895, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Bd Wm FISCHER born LEHRTER, born 1884, Herzlake
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
FISHER, Wm, Apr 1862, Germany, marr 5 years, emgr 1895
Anna, Oct 1854, Germany, 1 of 2 ch living, emgr 1895
William, Dec 1884, Germany, emgr 1895
SOURCES:

Anna Maria's birthdate was on her tombstone. Her parents' names were noted on her parish death record. Because her brother had been born in Herzlake, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Anna Maria. Her marriage date was from the marriage index found on the Clinton County GenWeb page.

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LEHRTER, Herman
BORN: Nov 2, 1853, Bakerde (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Feb 14, 1929, buried Germantown, Clinton County, IL, St Boniface Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard LEHRTER
Adelheid BUNDIERS
EMIGRATION: 1880
MARRIED: Anna EMKE (1867-1933)
marriage: Nov 11, 1884, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Bernard LEHRTER born 1887, IL
Wm LEHRTER born 1897, IL
George LEHRTER born 1901, IL
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Clinton County, Germantown
LEHRTER, Herman, Nov 1853, Germany, marr 15 yrs, emgr 1880
Anna, 33, IL, 2 of 5 ch living
Bernard 13, Wm 3, both born IL
EMKE, Anna 14, IL, servant
plus several boarders
  1920 Gmt: LEHRTER, Herman 64, Hannover, emgr 1880
Anna 53, IL
Bd 33, Geo 19, both born IL

SOURCES:

Herman's month and year of birth were on the 1900 census. His place of birth was noted on his parish death record. Herzlake parish records were checked in Dr Remme's online database and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Heman. His parents' names as noted above were from that entry. His marriage date was found on the marriage index on the Clinton County GenWeb page.

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LEHRTER, Wilhelm Anton
BORN: Mar 15, 1855, Herzlake
DIED: 1891, Clinton County, IL; buried May 1, 1891 in Damiansville, St Damian Cemetery
PARENTS: Wilhelm LEHRTER
Maria Anna REHKOPH
EMIGRATION: by 1891
MARRIED: unknown - appears to have been single at time of death

SOURCES:

Wilhelm Anton's approximate year of birth was known from his age (37) at death. His parents names were on the death record. Other emigrants with his surname were from Herzlake so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Wilhelm Anton.

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LEIFELD, LEYFELD

LEIFELD, Thecla
BORN: Nov 24, 1840, Lorup
DIED: Feb 16, 1919, Arnold, PA
PARENTS: Joseph LEIFELD
Anna SCHWARTE
EMIGRATION: by 1858
MARRIED: Remegius BORER
marriage: Feb 11, 1858, St Henry, Mercer County, OH, St Henry's parish
Remigius was the brother of Rosa Borer who married Thecla Leifeld's brother Wilhelm
RESEARCHERS: Suzanne Bohrer Farabaugh (suzif@comcast.net) and Lois Lynch who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Thecla's date of birth and parents' names were known from the WCdb of Suzanne Farabaugh. The surname was known to occur in Lorup so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Thecla with mother's name as Anna Schwarte (Anna Walburga in WCdbs.) Information about marrage and death was from the WCdbs.

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LEIFELD, Walburga
BORN: Feb 1, 1838, Lorup
DIED: Feb 27, 1920
PARENTS: Joseph LEIFELD
Anna SCHWARTE
EMIGRATION: by 1858
MARRIED: Henry ANDRES born in Bavaria
marriage: Feb 11, 1858, St Henry, Mercer County, OH, St Henry's parish (double ceremony with sister)
RESEARCHERS: Suzanne Farabaugh and Lois Lynch who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Walburga's date of birth and parents' names were known from the WCdb of Suzanne Farabaugh. The surname was known to occur in Lorup so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Walburga with mother's name as Anna Schwarte (Anna Walburga in WCdbs.) Information about marrage and death was from the WCdbs.

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LEIFELD, Wilhelm
BORN: Oct 29, 1832, Lorup
DIED: Jul 13, 1901 in Celina, Mercer County, OH
PARENTS: Joseph LEIFELD
Anna SCHWARTE
EMIGRATION: 1853
MARRIED: Rosa BORER born Aug 7, 1836, Germany; died Sep 13, 1876, Celina, Mercher County, OH
marriage: Jan 11, 1857, St Henry, Mercer County, OH
CHILDREN: Henry Anthony LEIFELD born 1858, OH
Rosa LEIFELD born 1860-61, OH
Joseph LEIFELD born 1863, OH
Anna Maria LEIFELD born 1865, OH
Thekla LEIFELD born 1868, OH
NOTES: 1870 OH census, Mercer County, Celina
LIFELT, Wm 37, Hannover
Rosa 33, Switzerland
Henry 11, Rosa 9, Joh 7, Harry 3, Lacklo 2, all born OH
  1900 OH census, Mercer County, Jefferson
GROTHJAN, Anton B 40, OH
Rosa 39, OH and several children born OH
LEIFELD, Wm F-in-law, Nov 1830, Germany, widower, emgr 1853
RESEARCHERS: Suzanne Farabaugh and Louis Lyncy who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

This ID is not 100% certain because of the discrepancy in birthdates
Wilhelm's date of birth as Apr 1834 was noted in the WCdbs. It was 1830 on his tombstone and Nov 1830 on the 1900 census. The date noted above was the closest match for a son of Joseph Leifeld and Anna Schwarte who were the parents of Wilhelm's siblings noted in the WCdbs. Information about marrage, children and death was from the WCdbs.

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LEIFKER, LIEFKER, LEUFKER, LEÜFKER

LEIFKER, Anna Maria Catharine
BORN: Aug 4, 1845, Salzbergen
DIED: 1924, Galena, IL - buried St. Mary's Cemetery, West Galena Twp, Jo Daviess County, IL
PARENTS: Johann Wenseslaus/Wessel LEÜFKER
Anna Cathrine KLÜNN (KLÜSMAN)
EMIGRATION: by 1863
MARRIED: John Gerhard FUNKE
marriage: Apr 7, 1863, Grant County WI
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Jo Daviess County, Vinegar Hill (LDS online census)
FUNK, George 50, farmer, Hannover
Mary 35, Hannover
(no children listed with them)
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Anna Maria's year of birth and parents' names were found in Dave Halm's database. Siblings' baptismal records had already been found at Salzbergen parish so that parish's records were again checked and a birth/baptism entry was found there also for Anna Maria Catharine. Information about death and marriage was from the database.

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LEIFKER, Herman Gerhard
BORN: Apr 28, 1839, Salzbergen
DIED: Jun 3, 1916, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL, buried BVM Cemetery
PARENTS: Johann Wessels LEIFKER
Anna Catharine KLÜNER (KLÜSMAN)
EMIGRATION: 1860 - arrived New Orleans on June 7, 1860. on the Georg
Gerhard LIEFKENS, 21, from Salzbergen to Galena
MARRIED: Euphemia Adelaide KOPEL her entry
marriage: Jul 1, 1865, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: Catherine LIEFKER born 1866, died same year
John LIEFKER born 1867, probably died young
Mary LIEFKER born 1868, died 1933, m. KLAAS
Magdalena LIEFKER born 1870, died 1959, m. TRANEL
Anna Catherine LIEFKER born Apr 30, 1872, died 1953, m. TRANEL
Bernard/Benjamin Herman LIEFKER born 1874, died 1952, m. MCKERNAN
Herman John LIEFKER born 1876, died 1911, didn't marry
Christine LIEFKER born 1878, died 1915, m. KUHL
Catherine Anna LIEFKER born 1880, died 1958, m. SCHULTING
Margaret LIEFKER born 1882, died 1919, m. WILKENS
Theresa Anna LIEFKER born 1885, died 1954, m. MANLEY
John Bernard LEIFKER born 1887, died 1980, m. MANLEY
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
Linda (LindaMac10@aol.com) a descendant
SOURCES: Most of the information was originally supplied by Linda. Much of the same information can also be found in Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. The birthdate and parents' names were confirmed in Salzbergen parish records.

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LIEFKER, Johan Bernard
BORN: Jun 8, 1848, Salzbergen
DIED: Sep 6, 1899, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL, buried BVM cemetery
PARENTS: Johann Wessels LIEFKER
Anna Catharine KLÜNER (KLÜSMAN)
EMIGRATION: by 1870
MARRIED: Mary HEITKAMP born 1851, Menominee, IL
marriage: May 3, 1870, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: Henry John LEIFKER born 1873, Jo Daviess County, IL
Herman J LEIFKER born 1875, Jo Daviess County, IL
Catherine LEIFKER born ca 1877, Jo Daviess County, IL
margaret LEIFKER born 1880, Jo Daviess County, IL
William H LEIFKER born 1882, Jo Daviess County, IL
Mary Helene LEIFKER born 1885, Jo Daviess County, IL
George B LEIFKER born 1888, Jo Daviess County, IL
Ida R LEIFKER born 1895, Jo Daviess County, IL
Emma M LEIFKER born 1895, Jo Daviess County, IL
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Johan Bernard's year of birth and parents' names were found in Dave Halm's database. Siblings had already been found in the baptismal records of Salzbergen parish so that parish's records were again checked and a birth/baptism entry was found there also for Johan Bernard. Information about death, marriage and children was from the database.

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LEIFKER, Johann Wenseslaus
BORN: Jul 19, 1808, Salzbergen
DIED: Dec 12, 1881, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL, buried in BVM Cemetery
PARENTS: Herman LIEFKER
Anna Catharine GEHRING
EMIGRATION: by 1881
MARRIED: Catharine Anna KLÜSMAN her entry
CHILDREN: Herman Gerhard LIEFKER born Apr 28, 1839, Salzbergen
Anna Maria LIEFKER born 1845
J Bernard LIEFKER born 1848
RESEARCHERS: Linda (LindaMac10@aol.com), a descendant, and
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Much of the information about Johan Wenseslaus was supplied by Linda. Salzbergen parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found for him there. The parents' names as given above were taken from that record.

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LEMBECK

LEMBECK, Angela
BORN: Oct 31, 1844, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Theodore LEMBECK
Maria Catharine FELDHAUS
EMIGRATION: 1864
Holte parish emigration list - Maria Catharine, widow of Theodor Lembeck, emigrated from Vinne, Holte with "remaining" chidlren Joh, Lucas, Regina, Angela in 1864
MARRIED: Bernard BRUMMER
marriage: Jan 8, 1871, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Angela's parents' names and her age (26) were on her marriage record at Sts Peter and Paul parish. Baptismal records for some siblings had already been found in Holte parish so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry for Angela was found there too.

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LEMBECK, Anna Maria
BORN: Jun 4, 1842, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Theodore LEMBECK
Maria Catharine FELDHAUS
EMIGRATION: 1863-64
Holte parish emigration list had two entries for Anna Maria LEMBECK of Vinnen, Holte, neither with age, who emigrated in 1863 and 1864
MARRIED: Johan WESTHOF
marriage:Jan 2, 1866, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Anna's parents' names and her age (25) were on her marriage record at Sts Peter and Paul parish. Because there were two entries for persons with her name on the Holte parish emigration list and because her brother was thought to have come from Holte, that parish's records were checked and a baptismal entry was found for her there.

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LEMBECK, Anna Maria
BORN: Jun 21, 1845, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
DIED: Nov 16, 1906; buried Farming, Stearns County, MN
PARENTS: Theodor LEMBECK
Maria Adelheid THYEN
EMIGRATION: by 1867, probably arriving NY Sep 29, 1865 on the ship Republic
Anna Mar Lehmbeck 20 from Hannover to NY
MARRIED: Bernard Heinrich KORTE his entry
CHILDREN: Mary KORTE born 1867
Cath KORTE born 1870
Theodore KORTE born 1872
Anna KORTE born 1875
Bernard KORTE born 1878
Angela KORTE born 1881
Helen KORTE born 1883
Henry KORTE born 1884
NOTES: 1870 MN census, Stearns County, Munson Twp
KORTES, Heinrich 30, Hannover
Anna M 25, Hannover
Maria 2
  1880 MN census, Stearns County, Farming Twp
KORTE, Henry 42, Germany, farmer
Mary 36, Germany
Mary 12, Cath 10, Theod 8, Anna 6, Bd 1
Bernard 79, father, Germany
  1900 MN census, Stearns County, Farming Twp
KORTE, Henry Oct 1838, Germany, marr 35 yrs, emgr 1864
Anna Mary Jun 1844, 7 of 9 ch living, emgr 1866
Theod 28, Barney 21, Angela 19, all born MN
RESEARCHERS: Pam Drake, Ruth Gaytan, Greg who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Anna Maria's month and year of birth were noted on the 1900 census. Emigrants with her name were listed on the Holte parish emigration list for 1863 and 1864 so Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her. Information about husband, children and death was from the WCdbs.

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LEMBECK, Anna Thekla
BORN: Dec 30, 1833, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
DIED: Feb 14, 1871, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Theodore LEMBECK
Maia Catharine FELDHAUS
EMIGRATION: 1867 - arrived NY Sep 2, 1867 on the ship Hansa
Heinrich SIEMER 38, merchant from Hannover to US
Thiela 34, Bernard 9, George 7, August 5, Catharine infant
emigration index, Osnabrueck - Heinrich SIMER, no age, emigrated from Vinnen, Holte, in 1867 with his family to North America
MARRIED: Johan Heinrich SIEMERS, his entry, wid A M METTMAN
marriage: Jan 11, 1859, Holte
CHILDREN: August SIEMER born Jul 8, 1862, Vinnen, Holte
Cathrine SIEMER born Jun 29, 1866, Hannover
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County
SIEMERS, Heinrich 40, Hannover
Thekla, 36, Hannover
Bernard 14, George 12, August 8, Catharine 4, all from Hannover
Angela 24, domestic servant
RESEARCHERS: Paul Siemer, a descendant
SOURCES:

Thekla's date and place of birth and parents' names were on her marriage record. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism record was found there for Anna Thekla. Her death record at St Boniface parish in Germantown noted her date of birth and husband's name.

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LEMBECK, Johan
BORN: Apr 8, 1836, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Theodore LEMBECK
Maria Catharine FELDHAUS
EMIGRATION: 1864
Holte parish emigration list had two entries for Anna Maria LEMBECK of Vinnen, Holte, neither with age, who emigrated in 1863 and 1864
MARRIED: Maria Gesina BLOMS her entry
marriage: May 28, 1867, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Theodore LEMBECK born 1818, St. Louis, MO
Margaret LEMBECK born 1869, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Johan's parents' names and his age (30) were on his marriage record at Sts Peter and Paul parish. Because his brother's name had been found on the Holte parish emigration list, that parish's records were checked and a baptismal entry was found for him there. Baptismal records for the children were found in St Nicolaus parish records.

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LEMBECK, Regina
BORN: Jun 24, 1847, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Theodor LEMBECK
Maria Catharine FELDHAUS
EMIGRATION: by 1864
MARRIED: Johan Heinrich BREER his entry
marriage: Aug 25, 1868, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Herman BREER born 1870, MO
Maria BREER born 1878, MO
Theodore (James) BREER born 1880, MN
Henry BREER born 1883, MN
Cath BREER born 1886, MN
Joseph BREER born 1889, MN
Lucas BREER born 1892, MN
NOTES: 1880 MN census, Stearns County
BRIEER, Henry, 41, Hannover, farmer
Regina 33, Hannover
Herman 10, Mary 2, both born in MO
  1900 MN census, Stearns County, Wakefield twp
BREER, Henry, Nov 1838, Germany, marr 31 yrs, emgr 1864
Regina, Jun 1847, Germany, emgr 1864
Herman 30, Theodor 19, Henry 16, Catharina 13, Joseph 11, Lukas 8, all born MN
SOURCES:

This ID is not 100% certain but seems very likely.
Regina's month and year of birth were known from the 1900 census. Because her name was known to occur in Holte parish and because her husband was from that parish, Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her showing her birth to be in the same village as her husband's. Her parents' names as noted above were from that record.

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LEMBECK, Thecla
BORN: Mar 21, 1841, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Lucas LEMBECK
Elisabeth MEST
EMIGRATION: 1883 - arrived NY Aug 25, 1883 on the ship Elbe
THYEN, Ant 49, Germany to US
Thekla 44, Bd 16, Luk 13, Ant 7
MARRIED: Heinrich Anton THYEN his entry
marriage: Aug 22, 1865, Holte
CHILDREN: Bernard THYEN born Nov 7, 1866, Laehden Holte
Lucas THYEN born Sep 30, 1869, Laehden, Holte
Anton Heinrich THYEN born Aug 16, 1874,, Laehden, Holte
NOTES: 1900 MN census, Stearns County, Wakefield twp
THYEN, Anton, Mar 1833, marr 35 yrs, emgr 1883
Takela Mar 1841, Germany, emgr 1883
Lukas Sep 1869, Germany, emgr 1883
Anton Heinrich, Aug 1874, Germany, emgr 1883
SOURCES:

Thecla's month and year of birth and husband's name were known from the 1900 census. Because his surname was known to have occurred in Holte that parish's records were checked first for a marriage record, which was found and supplied place of birth and parents' names. That information was then verified in Holte baptismal records.

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LEMBECK, Theodore
BORN: Sep 18, 1829, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Theodor LEMBECK
Maria Catharine FELDHAUS
EMIGRATION: possibly 1860 - arriving New Orleans Oct 29, 1860, on the ship New Orleans
Theodor LEMBECK 30, farmer from Germany
also: Catharine 26, Herman 33, Johann 37
The Holte parish emigration list had two Theodor LEMBECKS listed, both from Vinnen, Holte, neither with age. One emigrated in 1860 and the other in 1864.
MARRIED: Anna Thecla SCHAAP her entry
marriage: Mar 5, 1867, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Theodore's parents' names and his age (37) were on his marriage record at Sts Peter and Paul parish. Two persons with his name were found on the Holte parish emigration list so the records of that parish were checked and a baptismal entry was found for him there.

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LEMBECK, Theodore
BORN: Jan 10, 1838, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Bernard LEMBECK
Margaret ABELN
EMIGRATION: 1851 - arrived New Orleans Jan 23, 1851 on the ship Itzstein & Welker
Lembeck, B, 60, Haseluenne
Marg L 46, Wm 22, Regina 20, Bd 18, Cath 16, Anna 13, Theod 9, Gesina 8
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St. Louis
Theodor LIMBECK, 23, Hannover
listed with family of step-father Theodore HOPSKER (HOPSTEN) whose wife Margaret Abeln was Theodor Lembeck's mother
SOURCES:

Theodor's approximate year of birth was known from the 1860 census. His parents and probable place of birth were known from the passenger list of the ship Itzstein and Welker. Haseluenne parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him.

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LEMBECK, Wilhelm
BORN: Jan 6, 1828, Vinnen (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Bernard LEMBECK
Margaretha ABELN
EMIGRATION: 1856 - arrived New Orleans Nov 3, 1856, on the ship Mississippi
Wm Lembeck 27 and Elisabeth 27
Holte parish emigration list - Wm LEMBECK (no age) emgrated 1856 with wife
MARRIED: Maria Elisabeth VOGT her entry
marriage: Aug 15, 1856, Holte
CHILDREN: Mary LEMBECK born ca 1858, MO
Tecla LEMBECK born ca 1861, MO
Margaret
LEMBECK born ca 1857, MN
Elisabeth LEMBECK born ca 1865, MN
Bernard born ca 1867, MN
Herman born 1869, MN
Henry born 1871, MN
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St. Louis, ward 1 p. 474
LEMBECK Wm 30, Hannover, milk dealer
Eliz 30, Hannover
Mary 2 MO

1870 MN census, Stearns County, Munson twp (ancestry.com)
LEMBECK, Wm 43, farmer, Hannover
Elisabeth 43, Hannover
Maria 13, Thekla 10, both born MO
Marg 8, Bd 3, Hm 1, all born MN

1880 MN census, Stearns County, ed 100-09 (LDS online census)
LEMBECK Wm, 53, Hannover, farmer
Elisabeth 52, Hannover
Thekle 19, place of birth not noted
Margaret 17, Lizzie 15, Barney 13, Herman 11, Henry 9, all born in MN

1900 MN census, Stearns County, Munson Twp (ancestry.com)
LEMBECK, Barny, 39, MN
Rosa, MN
Herman, brother 31, MN
William, father Jun 1818, Germany, m. 28?, emgr 1850
Elisabeth? Mother, Nov 1828 7/1, emgr 1855

SOURCES: Wilhelm's approximate year of birth was known from his age on the passenger list of the ship Mississippiand on censuses and his probable place of birth was known from an entry for him on the Holte parish emigration list. His parents' names were on his marriage record located in Holte parish records. That parish's birth/baptism records were also checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Wilhelm.

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LEMKER

LEMKER, Anna Margaretha
BORN: Sep 21, 1836, Salzbergen
DIED: 1907, Haverhill, Marshall County, IA
PARENTS: Johan Bernard LEMKER
Maria Catharina VEHREN (FEHREN)
EMIGRATION: by 1855
MARRIED: Johann Freidrich Anton Otto JANSEN born Heiden, Westfalen
CHILDREN: Johan Fredr Anton JANSEN born 1856, Dubuque County, IA
Johan Gerhard JANSEN born 1858, Jo Daviess County, IL
Johan Friedr JANSEN born 1861, Jo Daviess County, IL
Maria Katharina Adl JANSEN born 1864, Grant County, WI
Anna Katharina JANSEN born 1866, Grant County, WI
Martha JANSEN born 1869, Grant County, WI
Johan Bernard Maria JANSEN born 1871, Grant County, WI
Anna Margaretha JANSEN born 1874, Grant County, WI
Rosa Mathilda JANSEN born 1880, Grant County, WI
NOTES: 1880 WI census, Grant County, Jamestown Twp (LDS online census)
JANSEN, Margret 45, Hannover (widow)
Antone 24, IA, carpenter
Garret 21, Fredrick 18, both born in IL, working on farm
Fredrick 18, Mary 16, Catharine 13, Martha 11, Bernard 8, Maggie 5, all born in WI
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most information, including Anna Margaretha's parents' names, was found in Dave Halm's database. Her birth information (based on a family history) was noted as Sep 15, 1836, Salzbergen, so that parish's records were checked. There was no record for her found on that date but there was one recorded for Anna Margaretha one week later, correct parents, and that date is noted above.

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LEMKER, Anna Maria Gesina
BORN: Jan 24, 1831, Salzbergen
DIED: Apr 25, 1916 Sinsinawa, Grant County, WI
PARENTS: Johan Bernard LEMKER
Maria Katharina VEHREN (FEHREN)
EMIGRATION: 1852 - arrived May 10, 1852 on the ship Ernestine
Anna Maria LEMKERS 21, from Hannover going to IL
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard DALSING his entry
marriage: 1852, Grant County, WI
CHILDREN: Maria Catharine DALSING born 1856, Hazel Green Twp, Grant Co, WI
Maria Theresa DALSING born 1859, Hazel Green Twp, Grant Co, WI
Bernard G DALSING born 1864, Hazel Green Twp, Grant Co, WI
Margaretha DALSING born 1867, Hazel Green Twp, Grant Co, WI
John DALSING born 1872, WI
Maria Anna DALSING born 1873, Hazel Green Twp, Grant Co, WI
Anna Maria born DALSING 1876, Hazel Green Twp, Grant Co, WI
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most information about this emigrant was taken from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. Salzbergen parish records were checked because her surname was known to occur there and her husband was thought to have come from there. The date of Jan 28, 1832 from the database was checked but no birth/baptism entry was found on that date. Anna Maria Gesian was baptized one year and 4 days earlier, daughter of the same parents  named in the database entry.

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LEMKER, Bernard Heinrich
BORN: Jul 16, 1840, Salzbergen
DIED: Jan 8, 1929, Haverhill, Marshall County, IA, buried Immaculate Conception Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard LEMEKER
Maria Catharine VEHREN (FEHREN)
EMIGRATION: 1860
MARRIED: Mary Theresia WELP born 1848, Menominee, IL
marriage: Nov 26, 1867, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: Katharina LEMKER born 1868, Jo Daviess County, IL
Bernard Joseph LEMKER born 1871
Henry Bernard LEMKER born 1873, Marshall County, IA
Mary T LEMKER born 1876, Marshall County, IA
Theresa Rosa LEMKER born 1880, Marshall County, IA
NOTES: Group photo including Bernard Heinrich LEMKER
brief biographical sketch of Bernard Heinrich LEMKER
1880 IA census, Marshall County, Logan (LDS online census)
LEMKER, Heinrich 39, Wittenburg (!!), farmer
Tresse 32, IL
Katie 11, IL
Henry 6, Mary 3, both born in IL
KOBEE, Joseph 22, born IL, farmer
HAASE, Christine 16, WI, house keeper
LEMKER, John, father 71, Wittenburg, does chores
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most information, including parents' names, was found in Dave Halm's database. The birth information noted was Jul 15, 1839/40, Hannover. Because other Lemkers were known to have been born in Salzbergen, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there on the date noted above for Bernard Heinrich.
LEMKER, Johan Bernard
BORN: Oct 8, 1809, Salzbergen
DIED: Feb 5, 1887, Haverhill, Marshall County, IA
PARENTS: Bernard LEMKERS (LEMKER)
Anna Gesina NIEMEIER
EMIGRATION: before 1887
MARRIED: Maria Catharine FEHREN (VEHREN)
marriage Feb 10, 1830, Rheine, Westfalen
CHILDREN: Anna Maria Gesina LEMKER born 1831, Salzbergen
Maria Katharina LEMKER born 1833, Salzbergen
Anna Margaretha LEMKER born 1836, Salzbergen
Bernard Heinrich LEMKER born 1839, Salzbergen
Johan Bernard LEMKER born 1844, Salzbergen
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: All information about Johan Bernard came from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database which included Johan Bernard's date and place of birth. That information was then verified in Salzbergen parish baptismal records.

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LEMKER, Johan Bernard
BORN: Dec 9, 1844, Salzbergen
DIED: Mar 12, 1928, Maple River, Carroll County, IA
PARENTS: Johan Bernard LEMKER
Maria Katharina FEHREN (VEHREN)
EMIGRATION: 1860 - arrived New Orleans Jun 7, 1860 on the ship George
J B LAMBKER, 15, from Salzbergen to Galena
MARRIED: Mary Anna KUHL born 1850, Menominee, IL
marriage Feb 7, 1871, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: John Herman LEMKER born 1871, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
Anna Theresa Emma LEMKER born 1873, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
Anna Mary Rose LEMKER born 1875, Maple River, IA
Bernard Benedict LEMKER born 1877, Maple River, IA
Christina Katherine LEMKER born 1881, Maple River, IA
Theresa Katherine LEMKER born 1883, Maple River, IA
Frank Joseph LEMKER born 1886, Maple River, IA
Elizabeth Mary LEMKER born 1889, Maple River, IA
Joseph August LEMKER born 1891, Maple River, IA
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most information came from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. The birth information and parents' names had been verified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika.

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LEMKER, Maria Catharina
BORN: Nov 8, 1833, Salzbergen
DIED: Oct 31, 1921, Bird Island, Renville County, MN
PARENTS: Bernard LEMKER
Maria Catharina FEHREN
EMIGRATION: by 1855
MARRIED: Johan Clemens KOBBE his entry
marriage: 1855, Galena, Jo Daviess County, IL
CHILDREN: Mary Theresa KOBBE, born 1856, IL
Joseph J KOBBE, born 1858, IL
Henry Clemens KOBBE born 1860, IL
Bernard Heinrich KOBBE, born 1862, IL
Herman Henry KOBBE, born 1866 , IL
Mary Ann KOBBE born 1869, IL
Clement August KOBBE born 1871, IL
John Joseph KOBBE born 1874, IL
Mary Catherine KOBBE born 1877, Marshall County, IA
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Jo Daviess County, Menominee Twp
KOBEClements  36, farmer, from Hannover
Catharine 27  from Hannover
Theresa , Joseph 2, both born IL
KOBE Mary 70, mother, born Hannover
1870 IL census, Jo Daviess County, Menominee Twp p. 233
KOPPE, Clement 48, farmer from Prussia
Cath 38 from Prussia
Theresa 14, Joseph 12, Henry 10, Bernard 7, Herman 4, all born in IL
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most information, including parents' names, was found in Dave Halm's database. The birthdate noted was Oct 19, 1834, Salzburgen. That parish's records were checked but no birth/baptism entry for Maria/Anna Katharina was found on or near that date. An entry was found one year and several weeks earlier for Maria Catharina with the correct parents and that is the date noted above.

LENGERS, LINGER, LINGEN

LENGERS, Anna/Maria Angela
BORN: Dec 16, 1835, Klein Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Oct 19, 1913, Conception Abbey, Conception, Nodaway County, MO
PARENTS: Tobias LENGERS
Anna Margaretha HOEMMEKE
EMIGRATION: 1857 - arrived New Orleans, November 25, 1857 on the ship D H Watjen
Engle LENGERS 21 Female Servant Hanovria to St. Louis, with
Clemens HOLTMANN 22 Male Taylor Hanovria St. Louis
Engle HOLTMANN 20 Female Servant Hanovria St. Louis
MARRIED: Franz Joseph HOLTMANN his entry, wid Elisabeth SCHLAUTMANN
marriage: Feb 12, 1861, Germantown Clinton Co., IL
CHILDREN: Benjamin HOLTMAN born abt 1861, Germantown, IL
Mary HOLTMAN born 5 Dec 1864 Germantown, IL
Elizabeth HOLTMAN born 6 Apr 1868, IL
John HOLTMAN born ca 1871
Kate born HOLTMAN ca 1873
Joseph HOLTMAN born 1877
RESEARCHERS: Teresa Tully (teresatully@hotmail.com)
SOURCES: Angela's parents' names were not on her marriage record but her date of birth was known to Teresa Tully, probably from her death record. That allowed her to be identified in the Herzlake parish baptismal listings on Dr. Stefan Remme' website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland. Angela's parents' names were taken from that record and were the same as for presumed siblings in Clinton County. Angela's marriage was at St. Boniface parish. Her death, emigration and children's information was all supplied by Teresa Tully.

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LENGERS, Maria Anna
BORN: Nov 17, 1848, Klein Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Nov 17, 1893, Germantown, Clinton County, IL, age ca 50
PARENTS: Tobias LENGERS
Anna Margaretha HOEMMEKE
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 Kl. Dohren with family - wife LENGER Mar HOMMEKE, Joh Heinr LENGER, Mar Anna LENGER, Caral LENGER (no ages mentioned)
MARRIED: Lambert JANSEN his entry
marriage: Jul 9, 1872, Germantown, Clinton Co, IL
CHILDREN: Anna Josephine JANSEN born 1874
Mary Caroline JANSEN born 1878
John JANSEN born 1880
Mary Elizabeth JANSEN born 1882
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Germantown (LDS online census)
JANSSEN, Lamberth 54, Hannover, horse doctor
Mary 32, Hannover
Joseshfina 6, Anna 1, both born IL
Chaterine BERENSEN 16, IL, Servant
RESEARCHERS: Teresa Tully (teresatully@hotmail.com)
SOURCES: All information for this emigrant was supplied by Teresa Tully. Maria Anna's birth information was found in the parish baptismal listings on Dr. Stefan Remme' website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland.

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LENGERS, Maria Gesina Caroline
BORN: Oct 9, 1855, Klein Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Jan 19, 1892, Carlyle, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Tobias LENGERS
Anna Margaretha HOEMMEKE
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 Kl. Dohren with family - wife LENGER Mar HOMMEKE, Joh Heinr LENGER, Mar Anna LENGER, Caral LENGER (no ages mentioned)
MARRIED: Herman William WIEGMAN his entry
marriage: May 25, 1880, Carlyle, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Anna Marg WIEGMAN born 1881
John H WIEGMAN born ca 1883
Francis ca WIEGMAN born 1885
Maria Josephine WIEGMAN born ca 1888
John William ca WIEGMAN born 1890
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Wade Twp (LDS online census)
WEIGMANN, William 29, Hannover
Caroline 25, Hannover
Mary WEIGMANN, mother 59, Hannover
Henry WEIGMANN, brother, 26, Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Teresa Tully (teresatully@hotmail.com)
SOURCES: All information for this emigrant was supplied by Teresa Tully. Maria Gesina Carolina's birth information was found in the parish baptismal listings on Dr. Stefan Remme' website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland. Her marriage was at St Mary's parish.

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LINGER, Maria Helen
BORN: Jan 19, 1818 Gross Doehren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Oct 10, 1894; buried St Clair County, IL, St. Libory Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernhard LINGEN (Heuerman working on Toebben/Barlage farm)
Margaretha Engel KRONER
On the website of Dr. Stefan Remme http://www.ewetel.net/~stefan.remme, follow choice #2 Bauern, Heuerleute und Siedler in Dohren, then choose Bauer Toebben/Barlag,e, then under Heuerleute #5.1, Linger there are links to a map showing the location of the Linger Heuer house, a partial family tree following descendants of Maria Helena's brother Herman Bernhard and a short history of that Heuer position.
EMIGRATION: 1852 - arrived New Orleans Oct 26, 1852 on the ship Olbers
Hellen LINGER 31 Hannover to St. Louis
She was gouped with the families NIEBUR and LAGER from Lengerich
MARRIED: Johan Heinrich STUEMPELER his entry, wid Maria Anna OPSACHULDEN
marriage: Jan 29, 1856, St Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: Joh Henricus Clem STUEMPELER born 1861, St. Libory, IL; died same year
Joh Bernardus Henricus STUEMPELER born 1862, St. Libory
  1860 IL census, Washington County, T2,R5
STUMIPILIER, John 55, Hannover, farmer
H 40, Hannover
Catharine 9, Hannover
  1870 IL census, Washington County, T2,R5, Lively Grove
STEMPLER, Henry 63, Hannover, retired farmer
Helena 50, Hannover
Catherine 17, Bernhardt 7, both born IL
SOURCES: Maria Helena's date and place of birth and death, her parents' names and information about her husband and her children were all taken from Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Meppen. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL (p. 72.) Her emigration information is from a microfilm copy of the passenger list of the ship Olbers. Marriage information was from the IL statewide marriage index online.

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LENGERS, Tobias
BORN: May 11, 1804, Klein Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Mar 3, 1888, age 81 and 9 mo, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Nicolaus LENGERS
Elisabeth WUBBELS
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 Kl. Dohren with wife LENGER Mar HOMMEKE, and children Joh Heinr LENGER, Mar Anna LENGER, Caral LENGER (no ages mentioned)
MARRIED: Anna Margaretha HOEMMEKE her 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: Clinton County Wills (County GenWeb website)
Tobias LANGERS made his will Jan 9, 1883, age 76; beneficieries were Lambert JANSEN (son-in-law), Joseph HOLTMAN, Wilhelm WIEMAN
RESEARCHERS: Teresa Tully (teresatully@hotmail.com), a descendant
SOURCES: Most of the information for this emigrant was supplied by Teresa Tully. Tobias' parents' names were known from family documents and his approximate year of birth (ca 1806) was known from his age at death and from the 1880 census. Children of Tobias and Anna Margaretha were known to have been born in Klein Dohren so the Herzlake parish records were checked and a baptismal entry was found there in 1804 with the correct parents for Joes Eilardus Tobias LENGERS.

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LENSING

LENSING, Anna Margaretha
BORN: Feb 10, 1843, Lohne (parish in Schepsdorf)
DIED: Aug 27, 1914, Remsen, Plymouth County, IA
PARENTS: Johan Herman LENSING
Anna Maria GOSSLING
EMIGRATION: 1874
MARRIED: Johan Albert DEITERING his entry
CHILDREN: Johan Herman JUNGEDEITERING born 1874, Lohne, Schepsdorf
Henry Joseph DEITERING born 1876, IA
John B DEITERING born 1878, IA
Anna DIETERING born ca 1881, IA
Margaret DIETERING born 1884, IA
NOTES: 1880 IA census, Delaware County, Colony
DEALERING, Albert 34, Prussia
Margaret 36, Prussia
Herman 6, Prussia
Henry 4, John 1, both born IA
LENSING, Henry 30, Prussia
LENSING, Adalaid 25, Prussia
  1900 IA census, Plymouth county, Remsen
DEITERING, Albert Feb 1847, Germany, marr 26 yrs, emgr 1875
Margrete May 1844, 5 of 6 ch living, emgr 1875
Anna 18, Maggie 15, both born IA
LENSING, Adelheid SinL, May 1852, Germ, single, emgr 1875
for daughter and brother Herman and sister Adelheid
  1930 IA census, Plymouth county, Remsen
DIETERING, Anna, head, 49, IA, single
LENSING, Adelaide, aunt, 78, Germany
LENSING Herman, uncle, 75, Germany
RESEARCHERS: Christopher Watson who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Anna Margaretha's date and place of birth, death information, husband's name and information about children was found in Christopher Watson's WCdb. The birth information was verified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which also supplied parents' names and year of emigration.

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LEYGERS

LEYGERS, Bernard Heinrich
BORN: Aug 23, 1856, Hofe (parish in Bokeloh)
DIED: Feb 2, 1898, buried in Taos, Cole County, MO
PARENTS: Lambert LEYGERS
Margaretha BRUNS
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived Baltimore Sep 19, 1873 on the ship Ohio
Lambert LEIGERS 55, farmer from Germany to USA
Marg 52, Theresa 19, Henr 17, Adelheid 13
MARRIED: Adelheid WOLKEN
marriage: Aug 28, 1884, Taos, Cole County, MO
NOTES: 1880 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp
LEIGERS, Lambert 60, farmer from Prussia
Margaret 59, Prussia
Henry 23, Prussia
SOURCES:

Heinrich's date of birth was on his tombstone. His parents were named on his marriage record at St Francis Xavier parish. His father's birth/bapt entry had been found in Bokeloh records so the same parish was checked again and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there also for Bernard Heinrich.

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LEYGERS, Helena Adelheid
BORN: May 26, 1860, Hofe (parish in Bokeloh)
DIED: in Cole County, MO; buried Sep 26, 1881, St Francis Xavier Cemetery, Taos
PARENTS: Lambert LEYGERS
Anna Margaretha BRUNS
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived port Sep 19, 1873 on the ship Ohio
Lambert LEIGERS 55, farmer from Germany to USA
Marg 52, Theresa 19, Henr 17, Adelheid 13
MARRIED: Johan Herman CORTVRIENT
marriage: Oct 22, 1878, Taos, Cole County, MO
CHILDREN: Mary CORTVRIENT born 1880, MO
infant buried Oct 16, 1881, Taos, age 2 mo
NOTES: 1880 MO census, Cole County, Liberty twp
CORTOVRIEND, Herm 30, farmer born MO
Adeleid 20, wife from Prussia
Mary 3/12, born MO
SOURCES:

Adelheid's date of birth was on her parish death record. Her parents were named on her marriage record at St Francis Xavier parish. Her father had been born in Bokeloh parish so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found for Helena Adelheid a few weeks earlier than the birthdate on her death record.

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LEYGERS, Lambert
BORN: Dec 7, 1818, bapt in Bokeloh
PARENTS: Heinrich LEYGERS/LEÜGERS
Maria BUTER/RUTER
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived Baltimore Sep 19, 1873 on the ship Ohio
Lambert LEIGERS 55, farmer from Germany to USA
Marg 52, Theresa 19, Henr 17, Adelheid 13
MARRIED: Anna Margaret BRUNS her entry
marriage: May 11, 1852, Bokeloh
CHILDREN: Maria Anna Theresa LEIGERS born ca 1855, m. TAUBE
Bernard Heinrich LEIGERS born ca 1857
Helena Adelheid LEIGERS born ca 1860 m CORTVIENT
NOTES: 1836 census, Helte, Bokeloh
Hch LEYGERS 50, heuerman
Maria BUTER 47, wife
Lambert 17, Anton 7, M Adl 4
  1880 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp
LEIGERS, Lambert 60, farmer from Prussia
Margaret 59, Prussia
Henry 23, Prussia
SOURCES:

Lambert's approximate year of birth was known from his age on the 1880 census and the passenger list of the ship Ohio. His probable place of birth was known from a Helte, Bokeloh census entry for someone of the same name and age. His wife's surname was known from the marriage records of their children in Taos, MO. Bokeloh parish records were checked first for a marriage record, which supplied parents' names, and then for a corresponding birth/bapt entry which was also found there.

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LEYGERS, Maria Anna Theresa
BORN: May 26, 1855, Hofe (parish in Bokeloh)
DIED: May 17, 1924, buried Taos, Cole County, MO
PARENTS: Lambert LEYGERS
Margaretha BRUNS
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived Sep 19, 1873 on the ship Ohio
Lambert LEIGERS 55, farmer from Germany to USA
Marg 52, Theresa 19, Henr 17, Adelheid 13
MARRIED: John Joseph TAUBE
marriage: Apr 25, 1876, Taos, Cole County, MO
CHILDREN: John Joseph TAUBE born 1856, MO
NOTES: 1880 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp
DAUBE, Joseph Sr, 71, farmer from Prussia
Theresia 64 from Prussia
Jno Jos Jr 24, born MO with wife Anna M (LIEGERS) 25 from Prussia
son Jno Jos 3, born MO
SOURCES:

Theresa's date of birth was on her tombstone. Her parents were named on her marriage record at St Francis Xavier parish. Because her father was born in Bokeloh parish that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found for Maria Anna Theresa 3 months earlier than the date on her death record.

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