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.. Emslanders to the American Mid-West
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Roettering/Ratering, Roeve/Roever, Rogge, Rohe, Rohjans, Roling


ROETTERING, RATERING

RATERING, Johan Bernard
BORN: Feb 8, 1803, Berge (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Jul 31, 1840, Louisville, KY
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich RATERING
Adelheid SCHLAMANN
EMIGRATION: by 1840
MARRIED: probably never married - he was a Priesteranwaerter (1825)
SOURCES:

All information about this emigrant was taken from the online Emsbueren online datenbank.

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ROEVE, ROEVER (also see RAWE, RUVERS & ROHE)

ROEVE, Anna Maria
BORN: Oct 12, 1831, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: 1890, buried Carrollton, Greene County, IL, St John Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard ROEVE
Margarethe OLIGES
EMIGRATION: probably 1860
  Holte parish emigration list - Anna Maria ROEWE, emigrated from Laehde in 1860
MARRIED: Johan Bernard SCHNELT his entry
marriage: Jul 9, 1863, St. Louis, MO
NOTES: 1880 MO census, St Louis
SCHNELT, Bernhard 42, Prussia, porter
Mary 40, Prussia
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Maria's parents' names were on her marriage record at St Joseph parish and her year of birth was on her tombstone. Her probable place of birth was known from A Holte emigration list entry thought to be for her so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Anna Maria

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ROEVE, Tobias
BORN: Sep 2, 1811 (baptismal date) Herzlake
DIED: Jan 18, 1897, Quincy, Adams County, IL; buried St John's Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Joseph ROEVER
Anna Maria Elisabeth OSTERN
EMIGRATION: 1837 - arrrived New Orleans Nov 20, 1837 on the ship Charles Henry
Tobias ROWER, 26, farmer from Herzlake
MARRIED: Maria Anna LAMPE
CHILDREN: Joseph ROEVER born 1848, IL
Bernard ROEVER born 1851, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Adams County, Quincy
ROERER, Tobias, 67, Germany
Joseph 32, Bernard 29, both born IL
SOURCES:

Tobias' approximate year of birth was known from his age (86) at death and his age on the 1880 census. His probable place of birth was found on the passenger list of the ship Charles Henry. Herzlake parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Tobias.

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ROGGE

ROGGE, Anton Aloysius
BORN: Feb 12, 1859, Lingen
PARENTS: Franz ROGGE
Agnes HUELMANN
EMIGRATION: 1883-87
MARRIED: Maria Christina Paula BRENKEN, born 1861, Delbrueck
marriage: Sep 9, 1889, Lingen
CHILDREN: Elisabeth ROGGE born 1891, OR
Paula ROGGE born 1892, OR
Franz ROGGE born 1894, OR
Carl ROGGE born 1896, OR
NOTES: 1900 OR census, Multnomah County, Portland
ROGGE, Anton, Feb 1859, Germany, marr 11 yrs, emgr 1887
Paula, Sep 1861, Germany, 4 of 4 ch living, emgr 1887
Elis 9, Paula 8, Franz 6, Carl 4, all born OR
SOURCES:

Anton's date and place of birth, parents' names, wife's name, marriage info, year of emigration and destination were all noted in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. This information corresponded with an entry for Anton on the 1900 OR census although the year of emigration differed by 4 years.

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ROGGE, Johan Wilhelm Reinard
BORN: Jan 6, 1855, Lingen
DIED: Sep 10, 1919, Portland, OR
PARENTS: Franz ROGGE
Agnes HUELMANN
EMIGRATION: 1880
MARRIED: Maria von der HEIDE
marriage: Jun 17, 1886
CHILDREN: Agnes ROGGE born 1890, OH
Margarette ROGGE born 1894, IN
Marie P ROGGE born 1896, OR
NOTES: 1900 OR census, Multnomah County, Portland
ROGGE, Wm J, Jan 1855, Germany, marr 13 yrs, emgr 1880
Marie 41, OH, 3 of 3 ch living
Agnes 10, OH
Margarette 6, IN
Marie P 4, OR
SOURCES:

Wilhelm's date and place of birth, parents' names, wife's name and marriage info and date and place of death were all noted in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. This information corresponded with an entry for Wm J on the 1900 OR census.

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ROHE (also see RAWE & ROEVE)

ROHE, Gerhard Christian
BORN: Aug 29, 1852, Messingen
DIED: May 30, 1925, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH; buried St Mary's Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard ROHE geb PENGEMANN
Anna Maria ROHE
EMIGRATION: 1882
MARRIED: Caroline DOELLMAN
CHILDREN: John Christian ROHE born 1889, OH; died 1950, OH
Frances ROHE born 1892, OH
Josephine ROHE born 1896, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
ROHE, Christ, Aug 1852, Germany, marr 15 yrs, emgr 1882
Carrie, Mar 1859, Germany, 4 of 4 ch living, emgr blank
Joh 10, Frances 8, Josephine 4, all born OH
SOURCES:

Gerhard Christian's date of birth was on his death certificate. 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 place of birth, parents' names and year of emigration. His wife's name was from son John Christian's OH death certificate.

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ROHE, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Feb 2, 1819, Klein Berssen
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich ROHE
Tecla RENSEN
EMIGRATION: 1850 - arrived Nov 25, 1850 on the ship Calcutta
J H ROHE 30 from Germany to St. Louis
on the same ship, in same grouping of passengers, was Cath OLGES 20
MARRIED: Catharine OLIGES
marriage: Oct 7, 1851, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Johan Heinrich's parents' names were not on his marriage record at Sts Peter and Paul parish but one witness was Lambert ROHE (his brother) who had already been identified as being from Klein Berssen. An entry was then found for Johan Heinrich on the emigration list in the book by Elisabeth Behnen et al. - Berssen - Ein Dorf im Emsland - Orts- und Kirchenchronik, which gave his date and place of birth, parents' names and year of emigration as 1850. He was then found on the passenger list of the ship Calcutta and his future bride was on the same ship.

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ROHE, Lambert
BORN: Sep 10, 1815, Klein Berssen
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich ROHE
Tecla RENSEN
EMIGRATION: 1846
Osnabrueck emigration index - Lambert ROHE, 30, emigrated from Gross Berssen in 1846
MARRIED: Angela HOPSTER her entry
marriage: Nov 14, 1848, St. Louis, MO
SOURCES: Lambert's parents' names were on his marriage record at St Vincent de Paul parish. An entry was found for him in the Berssen pages of the emigration index in Osnabrueck. The records of that parish were checked and a baptismal entry for Lambert was found there.

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ROHJANS

ROHJANS, Anna Christina
BORN: May 5, 1857, Esterwegen (parish in Lorup)
PARENTS: Christian ROHJANS
Gesina KAESSENS
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived NY Jun 15, 1868 on the ship Hermann
Nicol KESSENS 67, Esterwegen to US
Gesina 58, Ges 32 [KESSENS wid of ROHJANS and her children ROHJANS], Anna 9 ½, Christian 7, Gesina 5, Wilhelm 9mo
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1870 IN census, Allen County, Fort Wayne
RUHANS, Rosina 38, Prussia
John 15, Anna 13, Christian 10, Rosina 8, Wm 6, all Prussia
KESSENS, Rosina 63, Prussia
SOURCES:

Anna's year of birth and mother's name were known from the 1870 census. Two siblings listed with her on that census were known to have been born in Esterwegen so Lorup parish records were checked again and a corresponding entry was found there also for Anna Christina. Her parents' names as noted above were from that record.

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ROHJANS, Anna Christina
BORN: Aug 27, 1866, Lorup
DIED: Apr 10, 1926 Covington, Kenton County, KY; buried Mother of God Cemetery
PARENTS: Nicholas ROHJANS
Anna SCHROEDER
EMIGRATION: 1886
MARRIED: Johan Bernard ANNEKEN
CHILDREN: Johan ANNEKEN born 1889, KY
Joseph ANNEKEN born 1891, KY
Dena ANNEKEN born 1895, KY
Ben ANNEKEN born 1897, KY
NOTES: 1900 KY census, Kenton County, Covington
ANNEKEN, Bernard, Jun 1865, marr 12 yrs, emgr 1886
Anna 1866, Germany, emgr 1886
John 11, Joseph 9, Dena 5, Ben 3, all born KY
SOURCES:

Anna's date of birth and parents' names were noted on her KY death certificate. Because her surname was known to occur in Lorup that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Anna Christina.

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ROHJANS, Christian
BORN: Aug 13, 1859, Esterwegen (parish in Lorup)
PARENTS: Christian ROHYANS
Gebina KAESSENS
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived NY Jun 15, 1868 on the ship Hermann
Nicol KESSENS 67, Esterwegen to US
Gesina 58, Ges 32 [KESSENS wid of ROHJANS and her children ROHJANS], Anna 9 ½, Christian 7, Gesina 5, Wilhelm 9mo
MARRIED: Louisa ELLIGSEN born IN
CHILDREN: Hilda M ROHJANS born 1894, IN
NOTES: 1870 IN census, Allen County, Fort Wayne
RUHANS, Rosina 38, Prussia
John 15, Anna 13, Christian 10, Rosina 8, Wm 6, all Prussia
KESSENS, Rosina 63, Prussia
  1900 IN census, Allen County, Fort Wayne
ROHJANS, Christ, Aug 1859, Germany, marr 14 yrs, emgr 1867
Louisa 40, IN, 1of 2 children living
Hilda M 6, IN
SOURCES:

Christian's date and and place of birth and parents' names were found in a book on Germans in Allen County, IN. That information was then verified in Lorup parish records. Information about emigration, wife and child was from the 1900 census.

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ROHJANS, Gesina
BORN: Jan 10, 1862, Esterwegen
PARENTS: Christians ROHJANS
Gesina KAESENS
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived NY Jun 15, 1868 on the ship Hermann
Nicol KESSENS 67, Esterwegen to US
Gesina 58, Ges 32 [born KESSENS wid ROHJANS and her ROHJANS children], Anna 9 ½, Christian 7, Gesina 5, Wilhelm 9mo
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1870 IN census, Allen County, Fort Wayne
RUHANS, Rosina [born KESSENS] 38, Prussia
John 15, Anna 13, Christian 10, Rosina 8, Wm 6, all Prussia
KESSENS, Rosina 63, Prussia
SOURCES:

Gesina's approximate year of birth, parents' names and probable place of birth were known from the passenger list of the ship Hermann. Esterwegen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her although on that document her father was named Christins instead of Nicol.

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ROHJANS, Johan Nicholaus
BORN: Mar 25, 1855, Esterwegen (parish in Lorup)
DIED: Jan 11, 1934, Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN
PARENTS: Christina ROHJANS
Gesina KAESSENS
EMIGRATION: by 1870
MARRIED: Josephine MEEHAN
CHILDREN: Irene ROHYANS born 1887, IN
Mildred/Michael ROHYANS born 1889, IN
Emmett ROHYANS born 1894, IN
Helen ROHYANS born 1898, IN
Joseph William ROHYANS born 1899, IN
NOTES: 1870 IN census, Allen County, Fort Wayne
RUHANS, Rosina [born KESSENS] 38, Prussia
John 15, Anna 13, Christian 10, Rosina 8, Wm 6, all Prussia
KESSENS, Rosina 63, Prussia
RESEARCHERS: Thomas Rohyans and Larry and Carole King Murray who have this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Johan's date and place of birth were noted in Thomas Rohyans WCdb. Lorup parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Nicolaus 3 days before the date in the WCdb. His parents, as noted above, were from that document. Information about wife, children and death was taken from WCdbs.

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ROHJANS, Wilhelm
BORN: Jul 15, 1864, Esterwegen (parish in Lorup)
PARENTS: Christians ROHJANS
Gesina KAESENS
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived NY Jun 15, 1868 on the ship Hermann
Nicol KESSENS 67, Esterwegen to US
Gesina 58, Ges 32 [KESSENS wid of ROHJANS and her ROHJANS children:] Anna 9 ½, Christian 7, Gesina 5, Wilhelm 9mo
MARRIED: Maggie
CHILDREN: George M ROHJANS born 1892, IN
Gelevleva ROHJANS born 1893, IN
Wilfred ROHJANS born 1893, IN
Marcella ROHJANS born 1896, IN
NOTES: 1870 IN census, Allen County, Fort Wayne
RUHANS, Rosina [born KESSENS] 38, Prussia
John 15, Anna 13, Christian 10, Rosina 8, Wm 6, all Prussia
KESSENS, Rosina 63, Prussia
  1900 IN census, Allen County, Fort Wayne
ROHYANS, Wm G Jul 1864, m. 10, emgr 1868
Maggie 30, 4/4, IN
Geo M 8, Gelevleva 7, Marcella 4, Wilfred 7, all born M
SOURCES:

William's month and year of birth were known from the 1900 census. Because Christina Rohjans in Fort Wayne was known to have come from Lorup, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Wilhelm, showing him to be a brother of Christian's. Wilhelm's parents' names as noted above came from that record.

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ROLING, ROLLINGS, ROHLING

ROLING, Bernard Clemens
BORN: Jul 25, 1845, Muennigbueren (parish in Baccum)
DIED: Aug 8, 1926, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH; buried Old St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Gerhard Bernard ROLING
Margaretha Adelheid BRINKER
EMIGRATION: 1874 - 81
MARRIED: Magdalena BOWMAN
CHILDREN: Clemens ROLING born 1880, OH
Dena ROLING born 1882, OH
Katie ROLING born 1884, OH
Henry ROLING born 1888, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
ROLING, Clemens, Jul 1845, Germany, marr 20 yrs, emgr 1881
Lena, 44, IN, 4 of 4 ch living
Clemens 20, Dena 18, Katie 16, Henry 12, all born OH
SOURCES:

Clemens' date of birth and parents' names were on his OH death certificate. That allowed an entry for him as Bernard Clemens to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied place of birth, parents' names and year of emigration as 1874. His wife's name was on his death certificate.

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ROLING, Bernard Theodore
BORN: Oct 19, 1836 Bernte (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Oct 17, 1918 buried in the Catholic cemetery in Bellevue, Jackson County, IA
PARENTS: Johan Bernard Herman ROLING
Euphemia Margaretha THIEMAN (THYMANN)
EMIGRATION: by 1860
MARRIED: not known
NOTES: 1860 IL census - Menominee
Theodore ROLLING 23, from Hannover, listed with his brother's family
Henry ROLLING 36 farmer and Mary 36, both from Hannover, Herman 6, Catharine 4, Henry Jr 2, Mary C Jr 1/2, also Mary C 73, Mother
RESEARCHRES: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant on his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Bernard Theodore was listed on the 1860 census with his brother Gerhard Heinrich whose date and place of birth were already known from Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. An entry was found in the same book for Bernard Theodore and his date and place of birth and his parents' names were taken from that document. His death information was supplied by Dave Halm, taken from IA Cemetery Records found on ancestry.com.

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ROLING, Gerhard Henrich
BORN: Aug 2, 1823 Bernte (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: May 28, 1899, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL, buried BVM cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard Herman ROLING
Euphemia Margaretha THIEMAN (THYMAN)
EMIGRATION: by 1854
MARRIED: Maria A TRANEL
CHILDREN: Herman ROLING born 1853, IL, died 1934 WI, m. HILBY
Catherine ROLING born 1855, IL, died 1936, IL, m. HARGRAFEN
Henry ROLING born 1858, IL
Mary Christina ROLING born 1860, IL
Marg ROLING born 1864, IL
Mary ROLING born 1866, IL, died 1862, IL, m. VAASSEN
NOTES: 1860 IL census - Menominee:
Henry ROLLING 36 farmer and Mary 36, both from Hannover, with Herman 6, Catharine 4, Henry Jr 2, Mary C Jr 1/2, all born IL
also Mary C 73, Mother, Theodore 23, brother both born Hannover
RESEARCHRES: 1870 IL census, Jo Daviess Co, Menominee, pl 233
ROLLING, Henry 48, farmer from Prussia
Mary 48, Prussia, Herman 16, Cath 14, Henry 12, Christina 10, Marg 6, Mary 3,
with Christina LWNER??, 84
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant on his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Gerhard Heinrich's date of birth was on his tombstone. A corresponding entry was found for him in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which had the same date and also listed  place of birth and his parents' names. The names of Gerhard Heinrich's wife and children were taken from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database.

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ROLINGS, Herman Heinrich
BORN: Oct 8, 1824, Hesepertwist (parish in Twist )
PARENTS: Herman ROLING
Maria Catharine BRAND
EMIGRATION: 1845 - arrived New Orleans Dec 5, 1845 on the ship Astracan
Herman O ROLING 60, farmer from Hannover
Maria C 56, Herman 21, Maria 18, John H 12
MARRIED: Euphemia Gertrude KUSS/KUESS her entry
marriage: Nov 8, 1853, Taos, MO
CHILDREN: Herman Bernard ROLING born 1855, Cole County, MO
John Henry (Herman) ROLINGS born 1857, Cole County, MO
Anna Maria Christina ROLINGS born 1859, Cole County, MO
John Henry ROLINGS born 1862, Cole County, MO
Anna Gesina ROLINGS born 1864, Cole County, MO
Herman Stephen ROLLINGS born 1865, Cole County, MO
Caroline ROLINGS born 1867, Cole County, MO
Catharine Elizabeth ROLLINGS born 1872, Cole County, MO
NOTES: 1850 MO census, Cole County, p. 24
WALKIN, John H, 32, farmer, Germany
Mary E 29, Germany (born ROLING)
Adeline 7, Mary A 5, Herm Henry 1 all born MO
John B 60
H Henry ROLING 25
Maria A WALKIN 12, MO
1860 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp #747/757
H H RAILING, 36, farmer, MO
Gertrude 28, MO
Harmon 5, John 3, Mary 1, Ann 70
1870 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp, p. 284
Herman ROLLING 45, from Prussia
Gertrude 37 from Prussia
Herman 13, John 11, Mary 10, Caroline 2, all born in MO
SOURCES: Herman Heinrich's parents' names were not on his marriage record at St Francis Xavier parish but his approximate year of birth was known from his age on the 1850 census when he was listed with his sister Maria Elisabeth and her husband Johan Herman Wolken. Maria Elisabeth's birth/baptism record had already been found in Twist so that parish's records were checked again and a corresponding entry was found there for Herman Heinrich with the same parents as those of Maria Elisabeth. Herman Heinrich and his wife Euphemia Gertrude were godparents for children of Maria Elisabeth and also for children of another sister Maria Gesina married to Angel Cortvrient. Herman Heinrich's children were all baptized at St Francis Xavier parish.

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ROLING, Herman Otto
BORN: Dec 10, 1783, Drievorden (parish in Emsbueren)
PARENTS: Albert ROLING
Anna Maria TEDERS
EMIGRATION: 1845 - arrived New Orleans Dec 5, 1845 on the ship Astracan
Herman O ROLING 60, farmer from Hannover
Maria C 56, Herman 21, Maria 18, John H 12
MARRIED: Maria Catharina BRAND her entry
marriage: May 10, 1813, Twist
CHILDREN: Johan Albert ROLING born 1814 Hespertwist
Joh Bd ROLING born 1816 Hesepertwist
Gd Hm ROLING born 1819 Hesepertwist; died 1863, Nieuw Schoonebeek, NL
M Elis ROLING born 1821, Hespertwist; died in KS
Hm Hch ROLING born 1824, Hespertwist
Maria Gesina ROLING born 1827, Hespertwist
NOTES: 1839 census Hespertwist (Twist)
Herm Otto ROLING, colonist, 59
Maria Catharine BRAND 51, wife
children Johan Albt 25, Maria Elisabeth 18, Johan Bernard 24, Johan Hinrich 5
SOURCES:

Herman Heinrich's approximate year of birth, wife's name and info concerning several children was known from the passengerlist of the ship Astracan. That allowed entries for Herman Otto and family members to be found in the online Twist parish Ortsfamilienbuch which provided date and place of birth and parents' names. Several of Herman Otto's children resided at least for a while in Cole County, MO.
The only known documented evidence confirming Herman Otto's presence in the US was his name as godfather on several baptismal records in Cole County, MO, St Francis Xavier parish - in 1850 for a child of dau M Ges Cortvrient and a child of dau M Elis Wolken and in 1855 for child of son Hm Hch Roling.

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ROHLING, Maria Elisabeth
BORN: Dec 21, 1821, Hesepertwist (parish in Twist)
DIED: Jul 23, 1897, Putnam Township, Anderson County, KS
PARENTS: Herman Otto ROLHLING
Maria Catharine BRAND
EMIGRATION: by 1841
MARRIED: Johan Herman WOLKEN his entry
marriage: Feb 22, 1841, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Helena Adelheid WOLKEN born 1843, Cole County, MO
Gerhard Herman WOLKEN born 1844, Cole County, MO
Bernard Herman WOLKEN born 1845, Cole County, MO
Mary Gesina WOLKEN born 1846, Cole County, MO
John WOLKEN born 1848, Cole County, MO
Bernard Herman WOLKEN born 1850, Cole County MO
Herman Henry WOLKEN born 1852, Cole County, MO
John B. WOLKEN born 1856, Anderson County, KS
Johanna Catherine WOLKEN born 1861, Anderson County, KS
Katherine Ann WOLKEN born 1864, Anderson County, KS
NOTES: 1850 MO census, Cole County, p. 24
WALKIN, John H, 32, farmer, Germany
Mary E 29, Germany
Adeline 7, Mary A 5, Herm Henry 1, all born in MO
John B 60
H Henry ROLING 25
Maria A WALKIN 12, MO
RESEARCHERS: Gus Sexton (Gussexton@aol.com) who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Maria Elisabeth's parents' names and her age (19) were on her marriage record at the Old Cathedral. Her parents were known to have been Colonists in Hesepertwist so Twist parish records were checked and a corresponding baptismal entry was found there for her. Maria Elisabeth married at the Old Cathedral in St. Louis but then moved with her husband to Cole County, MO. Baptismal entries for their children born 1843-52 were found in the St Francis Xavier, Taos, parish records. Information about children born 1856-64 in KS was taken from Gus Sexton's WorldConnect database as was Maria Elisabeth's death information.

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ROLING, Maria Gesina
BORN: Sep 5, 1827, Hespertwist (parish in Twist)
PARENTS: Herman Otto ROHLING
Maria Catharine BRAND
EMIGRATION: 1845 - arrived New Orleans Dec 5, 1845 on the ship Astracan
Herman O ROLING 60, farmer from Hannover
Maria C 56, Herman 21, Maria 18, John H 12
MARRIED: (1) Angel CORTVRIENT born ca 1817, Holland, died Sep 1866, MO
marriage: Mar 13, 1848, Taos, Cole County, MO
(2) Johan Bernard Van WIEBERGHE
marriage: Jan 26, 1869, Taos, Cole County, MO
CHILDREN: Maria Carolina CORTVRIENT born 1849 Taos, MO
Johan Herman CORTVRIENT b. 1850 Taos, MO
Maria Carolina CORTVRIENT bor: 1852 Taos, MO
Henry Peter CORTVRIENT born 1855 Taos, MO
Maria Cath CORTVRIENT born 1857 Taos, MO
Maria Cath CORTVRIENT born 1860 Taos, MO
Bernard Henry CORTVRIENT born 1865 in Taos, MO
Anna Philomina WIERBERGE born 1870, Taos, MO
NOTES: 1860 MO census, Cole County, Liberty Twp 793/805
CONPRAINT, Englis 43, farmer from Germany
Mary 33, Germany
Herman 10, Carolina 8, Peter 6, Cath 3, Mary 5/12
SOURCES: Maria Gesina's parents' names were not on either of her marriage records but her approximate year of birth was known from her age on the 1860 census and the passenger list of the ship Astracan which also supplied her parents' names. A sister's birth/baptism record had already been found in Twist parish so those records were checked again and a corresponding entry was found there also for Maria Gesina. Both of her marriages were at St Francis Xavier parish and all of her children were baptized there.

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