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Portraits of
Emigrants from Emsland



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.. Emslanders to the American Mid-West
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Johan Gerhard Sommer and Euphemia Margaretha Thalken

Johan Gerhard Sommer was born probably in Veldhausen, baptized Jul 12, 1818 in Neuenhaus, Bentheim.
He married Anna Euphemia Margaret Talken before 1846.

Euphemia Margaretha Thalken was born Nov 20, 1819 in Hesepertwist.
She emigrated with her family in 1840 on the ship Johann George

The photo above was scanned from page 17 of the book
St. Stanislaus Parish, Wardsville, Missouri, 1880-1980

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