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Portraits of
Emigrants from Emsland



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.. Emslanders to the American Mid-West
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Johan Albert Thalken and Anna Adelaide Lake

Johan Albert Thalken was born May 8, 1822 in Hesepertwist.
He emigrated with his parents and siblings in 1840 on the ship Johann George.
In 1849, he married Anna Adelheid Lake in Taos, Cole County, MO.

Anna Adelaide Helena Lake was born Jun 9, 1832 in Schwefingen, Meppen.

The photo above was scanned from page 113 of the book
History of St. Francis Xavier Church, Taos, Missouri, Illustrated, 1838-1988
purlished in 1988 by the St. Francis Xavier Sesquicentennial Committee
and availabel for purchase through the parish.

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