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NIETERS, Agnes
BORN: Aug 25, 1819, Meppen
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich NIETERS
Wilhelmina THYEN
EMIGRATION: 1837 - arrived NY Aug 2, 1837 on the brig Fridiric
Wilhelmine NIETERS 47 from Germany to Jefferson City
Helena 29, Agnes 18, Elizabeth 15, Cath 12, Franziska 8, Joseph 23
Osnabrueck emigration index - Herman Heinrich NIETERS from Meppen, age 60, emgrated in 1836 to the area of Jefferson with son age 16; his wife and several chidlren followed in 1837
MARRIED: Bernard SCHUELTEN
marriage: Mar 18, 1839, Taos, Cole County, MO
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias census - Taos
Herman Henry NIETERS 55
Wilhelmina Maria 50
Joseph 24, Franciscus 22, Agnes 19, Elizabeth 17, Catharina 14, Francisca 9
SOURCES: Agnes' parents' names were not on her marriage record at St Francis Xavier parish but they were known from her family's entry in the Osnabrueck emigration index and the passenger list of the ship Fridiric, sources which also gave her approximate year and probable place of birth. Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Maria Agnes.

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NIETERS, Catharine
BORN: Nov 26, 1824, Meppen
DIED: Aug 22, 1900, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich NIETERS
Wilhelmina THYEN
EMIGRATION: 1837 - arrived NY Aug 2, 1837 on the brig Fridiric
Wilhelmine NIETERS 47 from Germany to Jefferson City
Helena 29, Agnes 18, Elizabeth 15, Cath 12, Franziska 8, Joseph 23
Osnabrueck emigration index - Herman Heinrich NIETERS from Meppen, age 60, emgrated in 1836 to the area of Jefferson with son age 16; his wife and several chidlren followed in 1837
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard SIEMERS
marriage: Apr 19, 1845, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Franz George SIEMERS born 1850, St. Louis, MO
Elvira Josephine Augusta SIEMERS born 1853, St. Louis, MO
Georgina SIEMERS born ca 1857
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias census - Taos
Herman Henry NIETERS 55
Wilhelmina Maria 50
Joseph 24, Franciscus 22, Agnes 19, Elizabeth 17, Catharina 14, Francisca 9
1860 MO census, St. Louis index
SIEMERS, Catharine 35
George 9, Georgina 3
SOURCES: Catharine's parents' names and her age (20) were on her marriage record at the Old Cathedral. Her probable place of birth was known from an entry for her family in the Osnabrueck emigration index. Meppen parish baptism records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Maria Cathrine Antonette. The children born in 1850 and 1853 were baptized at St. Joseph parish. The daughter born in 1857 is known from the 1860 census.

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NIETERS, Elisabeth
BORN: Aug 20, 1822, Meppen
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich NIETERS
Wilhelmina THYEN
EMIGRATION: 1837 - arrived NY Aug 2, 1837 on the brig Fridiric
Wilhelmine NIETERS 47 from Germany to Jefferson City
Helena 29, Agnes 18, Elizabeth 15, Cath 12, Franziska 8, Joseph 23
Osnabrueck emigration index - Herman Heinrich NIETERS from Meppen, age 60, emgrated in 1836 to the area of Jefferson with son age 16; his wife and several chidlren followed in 1837
MARRIED: (1) Heinrich HOBEIN died Oct 25, 1858, Taos, MO.
(2) Horace JANS
marriage: Apr 26, 1859, Jefferson City, MO
CHILDREN: Herman Heinrich HOBEIN born 1846, Westphalia, Osage County, MO
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias census - Taos
Herman Henry NIETERS 55
Wilhelmina Maria 50
Joseph 24, Franciscus 22, Agnes 19, Elizabeth 17, Catharina 14, Francisca 9
SOURCES: Elisabeth's parents' names were on her marriage record in 1859 at St Peter parish. Her probable place of birth was known from an entry for her family in the Osnabrueck emigration index. Her approximate year of birth was known from her age on the passenger list of the ship Fridiric. Meppen parish baptism records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Maria Elisabeth Antonette. Elisabeth's first husband's surname was known from the record of her second marriage. His first name was known from the baptism of their son in 1846 at St. Joseph parish. His death was recorded at St. Francis Xavier parish.

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NIETERS, Francisca
BORN: Jul 10, 1829, Meppen
DIED: Apr 6, 1872, age 42, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich NIETERS
Wilhelmina THYEN
EMIGRATION: 1837 - arrived NY Aug 2, 1837 on the brig Fridiric
Wilhelmine NIETERS 47 from Germany to Jefferson City
Helena 29, Agnes 18, Elizabeth 15, Cath 12, Franziska 8, Joseph 23
Osnabrueck emigration index - Herman Heinrich NIETERS from Meppen, age 60, emgrated in 1836 to the area of Jefferson with son age 16; his wife and several chidlren followed in 1837
MARRIED: Johan Wilhelm SIEMERS
marriage: May 2, 1850, Taos, Cole County, MO
CHILDREN: Maria Angela Wilhelmina SIEMERS born 1851 St. Louis, MO
Catharine Margaretha Agnes SIEMERS born 1853, St. Louis, MO
Maria Virginia Theodora SIEMERS born 1857, St. Louis, MO
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias census - Taos
Herman Henry NIETERS 55
Wilhelmina Maria 50
Joseph 24, Franciscus 22, Agnes 19, Elizabeth 17, Catharina 14, Francisca 9
SOURCES: Agnes' parents' names were not on her marriage record at St Francis Xavier parish but they were known from her family's entry in the Osnabrueck emigration index and the passenger list of the ship Fridiric, sources which also gave her approximate year and probable place of birth. Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Maria Francesca Josephina. Her death record was at St. Joseph parish. Her 3 children were baptized at the same parish.

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NIETERS, Franz Anton
BORN: Feb 28, 1817, Meppen
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich NIETERS
Wilhelmina THYEN
EMIGRATION: 1836 - arrived Baltimore Sep 19, 1836 on the ship Ulysses
Herman Heinrich NIETERS, 53, a baker, from Meppen
Franc NIETERS 14 or 24 (both wrong), from Meppen
Osnabrueck emigration index - Herman Heinrich NIETERS from Meppen, age 60, emgrated in 1836 to the area of Jefferson with son age 16; his wife and several chidlren followed in 1837
MARRIED: Maria Anna BERNARD died Feb 15, 1851, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Anna Maria Francesca NIETERS born 1844, Taos, Cole County, MO
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias census - Taos
Herman Henry NIETERS 55
Wilhelmina Maria 50
Joseph 24, Franciscus 22, Agnes 19, Elizabeth 17, Catharina 14, Francisca 9
Anton Franz NIETERS was godfather in St. Louis in 1850 for a child of his sister Catharine and her husband Johan Gerhard SIEMERS.
SOURCES: Franz' probable place of birth and his father's name were known from an entry in the Osnabrueck emigration index for his family. His approximate year of birth was known from his age on the 1839 Father Helias census. Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding baptismal record was found there for Franz Anton. His wife's name is known through her death record at St. Joseph parish which mentioned her husband's name as Anton Franz. The child born in 1844 was baptized at St. Francis Xavier parish.

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NITERS, Franz Herman Joseph
BORN: Oct 21, 1819, Lehrte (parish in Bokeloh)
DIED: Oct 25, 1850, St. Louis, MO  (wid Adelheid Maria Anna SASSMAN)
PARENTS: Joseph NITERS
Anna Adelheid BEELMAN
EMIGRATION: 1845 - arrived New Orleans Jun 23, 1845 on the ship Luentin
Franz NIETERS 25, from Lehrte, going to Missouri
MARRIED: Margaret/Maria Anna SASSMAN (SOSTMAN)
marriage: Nov 3, 1847, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Maria Anna NIETERS born 1849; died 1851, St. Louis, age 1 1/2
Anna Adelheid NITERS born 1850, St. Louis, MO
NOTES: 1850 MO census, St Louis
Francis NIETERS, 30, carpenter, Germany
Anna 25, Germany
Mary 2, Anna 2/12, both born MO
SOURCES: Franz' parents names were on his marriage record at St Joseph parish. His probable year of birth was known from his age on the 1850 census and his age (25/28) at death and his probable place of birth from the passenger list of the ship Luentin. Bokeloh parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry found there for Franz Herman Joseph. The baptismal and death records for the children were at St Joseph parish.

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NIETERS, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: Jul 15, 1846 Apeldorn (parish in Bokeloh)
DIED: Jan 29, 1932, St Louis, MO
PARENTS: Conrad NIETERS
Maria Angela MEYER
EMIGRATION: 1882
MARRIED: (1) first wife, name unknown
(2) Maria Helena BEHNEN her entry
marriage: Apr 21, 1874, Gross Stavern (Soegel)
CHILDREN: Maggie NIETERS born Nov 1874 Germany
Annie NIETERS born Apr 1876 Germany
Herman NIETERS born Dec 1878 Germany
Gerhard NIETERS born Nov 1879 Germany
Mary NIETERS born Nov 1884 Missouri
Helena NIETERS born Aug 1887 Missouri
Henry NIETERS born Aug 1890 Missouri
NOTES: 1900 MO census, St Louis
NIETERS, Henry, Jul 1846, Germany, marr 27 yrs, emgr 1882
Helena, Jan 1852, Germany, 7 of 9 ch living, emgr 1882
Maggie, Nov 1874, Germany, emgr 1882
Annie Apr 1876, Germany, emgr 1882
Herman, Dec 1878, Germany, emgr 1882
Gerhert, Nov 1879, Germany, emgr 1882
Mary 15, Helena 12, Henry 9, all born MO
RESEARCHERS: Bob Behnen (the.behnen.family@sbcglobal.net)
SOURCES:

All information about Maria Helena was supplied by Bob Behnen with birth info from Bokeloh parish records.

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NIETERS, (Rev.) Herman
BORN: Dec 16, 1856, Werpeloh (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Mar 23, 1939, St Louis, MO; buried Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Wilhelm NIETERS
Adelheid STEVENS
EMIGRATION: 1894
MARRIED: never married - became a priest
  After studies in Holland and America Herman became a pries on Jan 31, 1885 and eventually pastor of St Boniface parish in St Louis.
NOTES: 1900 MO census, St Louis
NIETERS, Herman, Dec 1856, Germany, single, emgr 1894, minister RC
  1930 MO census, St Louis
NIETERS, Herman, clergyman, age 73, born Hannover, Germany
SOURCES:

Rev Herman Nieter was mentioned as an emigrant from Werpeloh in the Festschrift zur Einweihung der neuen St.-Franziskus-Kirche in Werpelohand which gave information leading to his identification in Soegel parish birth/bapt records supplying date and place of birth and parents' names. The same Werpeloh source noted Rev Nieters death date in St Louis, MO. His MO death certificate confirmed his birthdate.

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NIETERS, Joseph
BORN: Jan 16, 1824, Lehrte (parish in Bokeloh)
PARENTS: Joseph NIETERS
Catharine KUENNEKEN
EMIGRATION: 1850
  emigration index, Osnabrueck - Joseph NIETERS from Lehrte/Bokeloh emgr 1850
MARRIED: Maria Elisabeth COOSFELD
marriage: May 25, 1852, St. Louis, MO
NOTES: 1850 MO census, St Louis
NIETERS,Joseph 25, Germany
Rosina 35, Germany
listed near Franz NIETERS and his family
SOURCES:

Joseph's parents' names were noted on his marriage record at St Vincent de Paul parish. His approximate year of birth was known from the 1850 census and a probable place of birth from an emigration index entry for someone with his name. Bokeloh parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him.

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NIETERS, Joseph Franz
BORN: Oct 14, 1814, Meppen
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich NIETERS
Wilhelmina THYEN
EMIGRATION: 1837 - arrived NY Aug 2, 1837 on the brig Fridiric
Wilhelmine NIETERS 47 from Germany to Jefferson City
Helena 29, Agnes 18, Elizabeth 15, Cath 12, Franziska 8, Joseph 23
Osnabrueck emigration index - Herman Heinrich NIETERS from Meppen, age 60, emgrated in 1836 to the area of Jefferson with son age 16; his wife and several chidlren followed in 1837
MARRIED: (1) Maria Gesina HEGGER her entry
marriage: Jan 9, 1849, St. Louis, MO
(2) Catharine TIMMERS
marriage: May 11, 1852, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Maria Hel NIETERS born ca May 1851; died at 3 mo, St. Louis, MO
Philomena NIETERS born 1853, St. Louis, MO; died 1853
Wilhelmina NIETERS born 1855, St. Louis, MO
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias census - Taos
Herman Henry NIETERS 55
Wilhelmina Maria 50
Joseph 24, Franciscus 22, Agnes 19, Elizabeth 17, Catharina 14, Francisca 9
SOURCES: Joseph's parents' names were on his marriage record in 1849 at St. Joseph parish. His approximate year of birth was known from his age on the passenger list of the ship Fridiric and his probable place of birth known from an entry for the family in the Osnabrueck emigration index. The Meppen parish baptismal records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Anton Franz Joseph. His second marriage record was also at St. Joseph parish and information about his children was taken from records at the same parish.

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NIETERS, Maria Helena
BORN: Nov 22, 1808, Meppen
DIED: Dec 28, 1879, age 72, Jefferson City, Cole County, MO, buried St Peter Cemetery
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich NIETERS
Wilhelmina THYEN
EMIGRATION: 1837 - arrived NY Aug 2, 1837 on the brig Fridiric
Wilhelmine NIETERS 47 from Germany to Jefferson City
Helena 29, Agnes 18, Elizabeth 15, Cath 12, Franziska 8, Joseph 23
Osnabrueck emigration index - Herman Heinrich NIETERS from Meppen, age 60, emgrated in 1836 to the area of Jefferson with son age 16; his wife and several chidlren followed in 1837
MARRIED: Johan Bernard REPHLO
marriage: Jul 15, 1838, Cole County, MO
CHILDREN: twins born 1839, MO, who died at birth
Herman Henry REHPLO born 1840, MO
Heinr Wm REPHLO born 1841, MO
Maria Elisabeth Agnes REPLO born 1844, MO
Anton Henry REPLO born 1850, Jeff City, MO
Maria Gertrude REPLO born 1852, Taos, MO
NOTES: Biographical sketch of Maria Helena and her husband
1839 Father Helias Status Animarum - Taos
Bernardus REPLOH 29
Helena, his wife, daughter of Herman NEITERS 29
twins (their children) died Jun 19, 1839
1860 MO census, Cole County, Jefferson City
Helena REPLOW 50, Merchant, Germany
Francis REPLOW 18, Germany
Geo NEIDERS 11, Germany
Christine HERCHEN 50, Sewing, Germany
SOURCES: Maria Helena's parents' names were not on her marriage record at St Francis Xavier parish but there names were known from an entry for the family in the Osnabrueck emigration index and from the passenger list of the ship Fridiric, sources which also supplied Maria Helena's approximate year of birth and probable place of birth. The children were baptized at St. Francis Xavier parish, Taos, MO

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NIETERS, Wilhelmina
BORN: Aug 6, 1811, Meppen
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich NIETERS
Wilhelmina THYEN
EMIGRATION: 1837 - arrived NY Aug 2, 1837 on the brig Fridiric
Herman WAHDEN 26, Germany to Jefferson City
Wilhelmina 26, Carl Herman 6 mo
they were listed just after Wilhelmina's mother and siblings:
Wilhelmine NIETERS 47 from Germany to Jefferson City
Helena 29, Agnes 18, Elizabeth 15, Cath 12, Franziska 8, Joseph 23
Osnabrueck emigration index - Herman Heinrich NIETERS from Meppen, age 60, emgrated in 1836 to the area of Jefferson with son age 16; his wife and several chidlren followed in 1837
MARRIED: (1) Herman WAHDEN his entry
(2) Johan Baptista ROTHENBERGER
marriage: Sep 6, 1841, Taos, Cole County, MO
CHILDREN: Carl Herman Joseph WAHDEN born 1836, Meppen
Louis Joseph Anton WAHDEN born 1839, Taos, MO
Catharine Wilhelmina Agnes ROTHENBERGER born 1842, MO
John the Baptist Bernard ROTHENBERGER born 1844, Taox, MO
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias Status Animarum - Taos
Herman WAHDEN 26
Wilhelmina, his wife, daughter of H H NIETERS, 26
Joseph Herman 2
RESEARCHERS: 1850 MO census, Cole County
John RODEBERGER 46, farmer, Germany
Philimena 44, Germany
Herman 13, Joseph 10, Cath 8, John 6, Philimena 2, Anna 2/12 - all born MO
SOURCES: Wilhelmina's father's name was known from her entry in Father Helias' 1839 census. Her approximate year of birth was known from the passenger list of the ship Fridiric and her probable place of birth from her father's entry in the Osnabrueck emigration index. Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Anna Wilhelmina Adelheid Josephina. Her oldest child was baptized in Meppen. Wilhelmina's marriage in 1841 and the baptisms of the children born in MO took place at St. Francis Xavier parish.

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