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Schnelker/Schnelt(en)


SCHNELKER, SCHNELT, SCHNELTEN

SCHNELKER (born SCHNELTEN), Anna Adelheid
BORN: Jan 25, 1837, Gross Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Apr 30, 1916, Sheboygan, WI
PARENTS: Johan Herman SCHNELTEN
Anna Helena BUETER
EMIGRATION: 1850 - arrived New Orleans Nov 25, 1850 on ship Calcutta
SCHNELKER, J H 50, B H 21, A M 17, A A 13, J B 10
MARRIED: Anthony Bernard ANKENBRUK
marriage: Feb 14, 1854, Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN
CHILDREN: Catharine Anna ANKENBRUK born 1855
Mary Henrietta ANKENBRUK born 1858
Bernard Anthony ANKENBRUK born 1861
Anna Adelaide ANKENBRUK born 1866
Elizabeth Cecelia ANKENBRUK born 1871
Ellen Ann ANKENBRUK born 1875
NOTES: 1870 IN census, Allen County, New Haven
SNELKER, John B 31, Hannoer
Adeline 27, Hannover
Anna A 4, Mary 3 2, John B 1
nextdoor to
ANKUBROOK, A 36, Prus
Adeline 32, Hannover
Cath 14, Mary 12, Barnet 9, Anna 4
  1880 IN census, Allen County, New Haven
ANKENBROOK, Anthony 51, Prussia
Adeline 46, Hannover
Annie 4, IN
Bernard 18, Annie 13, Cecelia 9, Ella 4, all born IN
  1910 IN census, Allen County, Adams
ANKENBROOK, Anna, 74 or 79, Germany, wid, 6 of 6 children living, emgr 1849
Anna, 35, IN, single
RESEARCHERS: Cyrus P Stell who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Adelheid Schnelker's date of birth and parents' names were found in Cyrus P Stell's WCdb. Becaise the surname was known to have occurred in Soegel parish, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Anna Adelheid Schnelten. Information about her marriage, children and death was from the WCdb

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SCHNELKER, Bernhard (born Johan Bernhard SCHNELTEN)
BORN: Apr 24, 1835, Gross Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Mar 26, 1915, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich SCHNELTEN
Timothea (or Tobia) BRUNS
EMIGRATION: 1849 at age 14 - arrived New Orleans Nov 26, 1849 on the ship Leontine
Johan Heinr SCHNELKER 55, from Stavern to St. Louis
Timothea 49, Anna A 18, Joh B 14, Joh H 6
MARRIED: Anna Adelheid OLLIGES born in St. Louis to Emslander parents
marriage: Feb 25, 1862, St. Louis, MO
portrait photo of Bernhard SCHNELKER and Anna Adelheid OLLIGES
CHILDREN: Anna Thekla SCHNELKER born 1862, St. Louis, m. KOETTKER
Herman Henry SCHNELKER born 1868, St.Louis
Mary Elizabeth SCHNELKER born 1874, St. Louis, m. KNAPSTEIN
John Herman SCHNELKER born 1882, St.Louis, m. OTTEN
RESEARCHERS: Norm Brennecke (nbrenn@charter.net), descended from Bernhard's brother Herman
SOURCES: Most information for this emigrant was supplied by Norm Brennecke who had verified Bernhard's date of birth in Soegel parish records. Passenger information for the Leontine was from the ship's list on microfilm.

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SCHNELTEN, Bernard Heinrich
BORN: Jun 8, 1854, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: Oct 30, 1881 of typhoid fever, Greene County, IL, buried in Carrollton, St John's Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHNELTEN
Margaret Gesina SCHNIDERS
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived Baltimore Nov 20, 1866 on the ship J L Thiermann
SCHNELTEN, Joh Bernd 58
Magar Gesine 53, Hermann 22, Gerhard 20, Joh Bernd 15, Bernd 12
  Holte parish emgr list - J Bd SCHNELTEN emigrated from Laehden in 1866 with wife and 4 children.
MARRIED: never married
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Greene County, Woodville Pct
SCHNELTEN, Ream 30, Henry 22, John 20, Ben 16, all born Hannover
  1880 IL census, Greene County
SCHNETTEN, Geo 38, Prussia, farmer
Lizzie 22, MO, wife
Mary 5 mo, IL
Henry 36, John 29, Bernard 25 brothers, Prussia
Mary 68, Prussia, mother
Harmon 16, Prussia, cousin
HORMAN, Harmon 25, other, Prussia, works on farm
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Bernard's birth date, death date, parents' names and year of emigration were found in his brother Henry's bio-sketch. His probable place of birth was known from an entry for the family on the Holte parish emigration list. That parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Bernard Heinrich 2 weeks before the date noted in the bio-sketch.

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SCHNELTEN, Gerhard Heinrich  (SCHNELKER in America)
BORN: Nov 3, 1794, Apeldorn (parish in Bokeloh)
DIED: Nov 16, 1850, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Reinart SCHNELTEN
Anna Adelheid NIETERS
EMIGRATION: 1849 - arrived New Orleans Nov 26, 1849 on the ship Leontine
Johan Heinr SCHNELKER 55, from Stavern to St. Louis
Timothea 49, Anna A 18, Joh B 14, Joh H 6
MARRIED: Timothea BRUNS
CHILDREN: Anna Adelheid SCHNELTEN born 1831, Gross Stavern
Johann Bernhard SCHNELTEN born 1835, Gross Stavern
Margaretha SCHNELTEN born 1838, died 1842
Johann Herman SCHNELTEN born 1842, Gross Stavern
RESEARCHERS: Norm Brennecke (nbrenn@charter.net)
SOURCES: Most of the information for Gerhard Heinrich was supplied by Norm Brennecke who verified the birthdate in Bokeloh parish records. Passenger information for the Leontine was from the ship's list on microfilm.

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SCHNELTEN, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: Jan 3, 1847, Laehden (parish in Holte)
  bio-sketch from the 1885 History of Greene and Jersey Counties
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmaga/
greene/1885bios/schnelten.html
DIED: Dec 25, 1909, Greene County, IL, buried in St John Cemetery, Carrollton
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHNELTEN
Margaret Gesina SCHNIDER
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived Baltimore Nov 20, 1866 on ship J L Thiermann
SCHNELTEN, Joh Bernd 58
Magar Gesine 53, Hermann 22, Gerhard 20, Joh Bernd 15, Bernd 12
  Holte parish emgr list - J Bd SCHNELTEN emigrated from Laehden in 1866 with wife and 4 children.
MARRIED: never married
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Greene County, Woodville Pct
SCHNELTEN, Ream 30, Henry 22, John 20, Ben 16, all born Hannover
  1880 IL census, Greene County
SCHNETTEN, Geo 38, Prussia, farmer
Lizzie 22, MO, wife
Mary 5 mo, IL
Henry 36, John 29, Bernard 25 brothers, Prussia
Mary 68, Prussia, mother
Harmon 16, Prussia, cousin
HORMAN, Harmon 25, other, Prussia, works on farm
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Henry's birth date, death date, parents' names and year of emigration were found in his bio-sketch. His probable place of birth was known from an entry for the family on the Holte parish emigration list. That parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Bernard Heinrich.

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SCHNELKER (born SCHNELTEN), Herman Heinrich
BORN: Aug 13, 1831, Gross Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Feb 25, 1916, New Haven, Allen County, IN
PARENTS: Herman Heinrich SCHNELTEN
Anna Catharine TOBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1850 - arrived New Orleans Nov 25, 1850 on ship Calcutta
SCHNELKER, H H 50,
DEIMANN, Adel 23
SCHNELKER, H 18, B 20, C 52
KONEN, A M 22
SCHNELKER, J H 22, A M 18
MARRIED: (1) mother of older children
(2) Magdaline SCHLINK born 1849 IN
marriage Jan 17, 1871, Allen County, IN
(3) Christina EHINGER born 1847 in Singen, Konstanz, Baden
marriage: Feb 8, 1881, Allen County, IN
CHILDREN: Louisa SCHNELKER born 1857, IN
Anna SCHNELKER born 1861, IN; died before 1870
Bernard SCHNELKER born 1867, IN
Mary E SCHNELKER born 1868, IN
Clement George SCHNELKER born 1872; died before 1880
Edward Frank SCHNELKER born 1874
William Henry SCHNELKER born 1876, IN
Mary Cecelia SCHNELKER born 1879, IN
Agnes SCHNELKER born 1883, IN
Herman Joseph SCHNELKER born 1884, IN
Adam SCHNELKER born 1887, IN
Lorine SCHNELKER born 1890, IN
NOTES: 1870 IN census, Allen County, New Haven
SCHNELKER, Harmon 38, Hannover (widower, it seems)
Louisa 13, Anna 9, Bernard 3, Mary E
SCHLICK, Magde 22, IN
  1880 IN census, Allen County, New Haven
SCHNELKER, Harmon 49, Hannover (widower again)
Louisa 22, Bernard 13, Mary E 12, Edw 5, Wm 3, all born IN
SCHLINK, Jos 21, IN, boarder
  1900 IN census, Allen County, Adams
SCHNELKER, Herman, Aug 1831, Germany, marr 20, no emgr
Canane/Cosnan? 52, Germany, 4 of 5 ch living
William 22, Agnes 17, Herman J 15, Adam 13, Lorine 10, all born IN
RESEARCHERS: Steven Travis and Richard Schuman who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Herman Heinrich's date and place of birth and parents' names were in Steven Travis's WCdb. That information was then confirmed in Soegel parish records. The same WCdb had information about his death and the marriage in 1881. Information about the second marriage was from Richard Schuman's WCdb. Information about children was from the WCdbs and censuses.

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SCHNELKER, Herman Heinrich
BORN: Oct 26, 1846, Gross Stavern (parish in Soegel)
PARENTS: Reinhard SCHNELKER
Anna Helena VOORS
EMIGRATION: 1850
MARRIED: Mary Ellen
CHILDREN: Eugene R SCHNELKER born 1876, IN
Mary Olive SCHNELKER born 1878, IN
NOTES: 1860 IN census, Allen County, Adams
SNEKER, Reinhart 39, Prussia
Elizabeth 27, Prussia
Henry 13, Prussia
Susan 9, Cath 7, Helen 2, born IN
SNELKER, Henry 60, Prussia
FULLER, Conrad 13, Prussia
  1870 IN census, Allen County, New Haven
SNELKER, Raymond 49, Germany
Herby, 22, Germany
Kate 16, Ellen 13, both born IN
  1880 IN census, Allen County, New Haven
SCHNELKER, Henry H b. 1847, Hannover
Mary Ellen 1851, IN
Eugene R 1876, Mary Olive 1878
Ellen 1858, IN, sister
  1900 IN census, Allen County, Adams
SCHNELKER, Henry H, Oct, 1846, marr 25, emgr 1850
Mary E 48, IN
Eugene R 24, Alice W 19, Genevieve 16, Grace M 14, Louisa 11, all born IN
SOURCES:

Henry's month and year of birth were noted on the 1900 census. His father's name was known from the 1860 census. Because others with the same surname in Allen County had come from Soegel, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Herman Heinrich. His parents' names as noted above come from that document.

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SCHNELTEN (SCHNELT), Johan Bernard
BORN: May 21, 1808 (bapt in Holte)
DIED: Sep 22, 1878, Green County, IL, buried St John's Cemetery, Carrollton
PARENTS: Johan SCHNELT
Anna Catharina BREHER
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived Baltimore Nov 20, 1866 on bark J L Thiermann
SCHNELTEN, Joh Bernd 58
Magar Gesine 53, Hermann 22, Gerhard 20, Joh Bernd 15, Bernd 12
  Holte parish emgr list - J Bd SCHNELTEN emigrated in 1866 with wife and 4 children
MARRIED: Maria Gesina SCHNIDER (SNYDER) her entry
marriage: Apr 16, 1839, Holte
CHILDREN: Joh Gd SCHNELTEN b. 1840, Laehden; m. GUTER; d. 1897, IL
J Herman SCHNELTEN b. 1844, Laehden; died 1867, MO
Gd Hch SCHNELTEN b. 1847, Laehden, Holte; died 1901, IL
Joh Bd SCHNELTEN b. 1850, Laehden, Holte (became a priest)
Bernard H SCHNELTEN b. 1854, Laehden, Holte; died 1881, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Greene County, Woodville Pct
SCHNELTEN, J B 63, farmer from Hannover
Mary 58, Hannover
several pages away
SCHNELTEN, Ream 30, Henry 22, John 20, Ben 16, all born Hannover
  for widow and 4 sons
1880 IL census, Greene County
SCHNETTEN, Geo 38, Prussia, farmer
Lizzie 22, MO, wife
Mary 5 mo, IL
Henry 36, John 29, Bernard 25 brothers, Prussia
Mary 68, Prussia, mother
Harmon 16, Prussia, cousin
HORMAN, Harmon 25, other, Prussia, works on farm
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Johan Bernard's date of birth was on his tombstone. His probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry. Holte parish records were checked first for a marriage record which noted his parents' names and then a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found at the same parish for him. The children's birth info was from Holte parish records.

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SCHNELT, Johan Bernard
BORN: Nov 9, 1835, Laehden (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm SCHNELT
Elisabeth BOWE
EMIGRATION: 1860 to St Louis
  Osnabrueck emigration index: Johan Bernard SCHNELT emgr from Holte in 1860
MARRIED: Maria ROEVE her entry
marriage: Jul 9, 1863, St. Louis, MO
NOTES: bio-sketch in the History of Greene and Jersey Counties
  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:

Bernard's parents' names were on his marriage record at St Joseph parish and a bio-sketch for him in the History of Greene and Jersey Counties gave his year of birth and year of emigration. His probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for him so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Johan Bernard just two years earlier than the year of birth mentioned in the bio-sketch.

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SCHNELTEN, Johan Bernard (Benjamin)
BORN: Aug 16, 1836, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: Apr 3, 1907, Greene County, IL, buried St John's Cemetery, Carrollton
PARENTS: Johan Herman SCHNELTEN
Anna Maria HEMPEN
EMIGRATION: 1875 - arrived NY Sep 1875 on the ship Rhein
SCHMELTEN, Herm/Heinr, 70, Germany to MO
Helene 28, Adllide/Cathar 23, Herman 11
SCHMICKE, Marie 28 (grouped with them)
MARRIED: (1) Regina OLDIGES
marriage: Nov 13, 1862, Holte
(2) Anna
CHILDREN: Johan Herman SCHNELTEN born 1863, Laehden, Holte
Benjamin born 1873, MO
George SCHNELTEN born 1881, IL
John SCHNELTEN born 1885, IL
Mary SCHNELTEN born 1888, IL
Joseph SCHNELTEN born 1890, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Greene County
Benj SCHNELTEN 40, Hannover
Annie 33, Hannover
Herman 16, born Hannover
Benj 4, born MO
SCHNELTEN, Herman, 80, father
  1900 IL census, Greene County
SCHNELTEN, Benjamin, Aug 1836, age 63, Germany, married 28, years, emgr 1876
Anna wife Sep 1848, age 51, German, married 28, 6 of 12 children livingy, emgr 1871
Benjamin Nov 1873, 25, born MO
George Nov 1881, 18, John 1885, 15, Mary 1888, 12, Joseph 1890, 9
SOURCES:

Bernard's date of birth was on his tombstone. His father's name was known from the 1880 census. Because other Schneltens in Greene County were from Holte parish that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Bernard. His parents' names as noted above were found on his marriage record and confirmed on the bapt entry.

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SCHNELKER (born SCHNELTEN), Johan Bernard
BORN: Mar 30 1840, Gross Stavern (parish in Soegel)
PARENTS: Johan Herman SCHNELKER
Anna Helena BUETER
EMIGRATION: 1850 - arrived New Orleans Nov 25, 1850 on ship Calcutta
SCHNELKER, J H 50, B H 21, A M 17, A A 13, J B 10
MARRIED: Adeline LUPKEN her entry
CHILDREN: Anna A SCHNELKER born 1866, IN
Mary SCHNELKER born1867-68
John B SCHNELKER born 1869
NOTES: 1870 IN census, Allen County, New Haven
SNELKER, John B 31, Hannoer
Adeline 27, Hannover
Anna A 4, Mary 3/2, John B 1
nextdoor to
ANKUBROOK, A 36, Prus
Adeline 32, Hannover
Cath 14, Mary 12, Barnet 9, Anna 4
SOURCES:

Johan Bernard's approximate year of birth was known from the 1870 census and passenger list of the ship Calcutta. His probable parents' names and place of birth were known from his sister Anna Adelheid whose birth/bapt record had been found in Soegel parish. The same parish's records were checked again and a corresponding entry was found there also for Johan Bernard.

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SCHNELTEN, Johan Bernard
BORN: Sep 16, 1850, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: Sep 1, 1920, Greene County, IL, buried in Carrollton, St John's Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHNELTEN
Margaret Gesina SCHNIDER
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived Baltimore Nov 20, 1866 on ship J L Thiermann
SCHNELTEN, Joh Bernd 58, Magar Gesine 53, Hermann 22, Gerhard 20, Joh Bernd 15, Bernd 12
  Holte parish emgr list - J Bd SCHNELTEN emigrated from Laehden in 1866 with wife and 4 children.
MARRIED: never married - became a priest
He was ordained a Priest in the Belleville, IL diocese.
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Greene County, Woodville Pct
SCHNELTEN, Ream 30, Henry 22, John 20, Ben 16, all born Hannover
  1880 IL census, Greene County
SCHNETTEN, Geo 38, Prussia, farmer
Lizzie 22, MO, wife
Mary 5 mo, IL
Henry 36, John 29, Bernard 25 brothers, Prussia
Mary 68, Prussia, mother
Harmon 16, Prussia, cousin
HORMAN, Harmon 25, other, Prussia, works on farm
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

John B's birth date, parents' names, reference to the priesthood and year of emigration were found in his brother Henry's bio-sketch. His probable place of birth was known from an entry for the family on the Holte parish emigration list. That parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Johan Bernard 2 days after the date in the bio-sketch.

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SCHNELTEN, Johan Gerhard
BORN: Jan 7, 1840, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: Jul 25, 1897, Greene County, IL, buried St John's Cemetery, Carrollton
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHNELTEN
Margaret Gesina SCHNIDER
EMIGRATION: probably 1865 - arriving NY Sep 29, 1865 on the ship Republic
SCHNELTEN, Joh 25, Hannover to NY (grouped with Holte people)
  Holte parish emgr list - Joh Gerhard SCHNELTEN, no age, emigrated from Laehden in 1865
MARRIED: Elizabeth GRUETER born 1858, MO; died 1936, IL
marriage: Jun 28, 1878, Carrollton, Greeen County, IL
CHILDREN: Mary SCHNELTEN born 1880, IL
Helena SCHNELTEN born 1881, IL
Anna SCHNELTEN born 1883, IL
Elizabeth SCHNELTEN born 1884, IL
Frances SCHNELTEN born 1886, IL
Rose SCHNELTEN born 1888, IL
Bernard SCHNELTEN born 1890, IL, m. M A IMMING
Henry SCHNELTEN born 1893, IL
Anton SCHNELTEN born 1895, IL
Agnes SCHNELTEN born 1897, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Greene County, Woodville Pct
SCHNELTEN, Ream [Bern] 30, Henry 22, John 20, Ben 16, all born Hannover
  1880 IL census, Greene County
SCHNETTEN, Geo 38, Prussia, farmer
Lizzie 22, MO, wife
Mary 5 mo, IL
Henry 36, John 29, Bernard 25 brothers, Prussia
Mary 68, Prussia, mother
Harmon 16, Prussia, cousin
HORMAN, Harmon 25, other, Prussia, works on farm
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Gerhard's birth date, parents' names, wife's name, marriage date and year of emigration were found in his brother Henry's bio-sketch. His probable place of birth was known from an entry for the family on the Holte parish emigration list. That parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Johan Gerhard.

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SCHNELT, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Aug 2, 1842, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: 1897, Greene County, IL, buried St John's Cemetery, Carrollton
PARENTS: Wilhelm SCHNELT
Elisabeth BOVE
EMIGRATION: 1864 via NY
MARRIED: unknown - not married in 1800
NOTES: bio sketch from history of Greene and Jersey Counties
  1870 IL census, Greene County
SCHNETT, H 26, Prussia, farm laborer
  1880 IL census, Greene County
SCHUTT, Luke 45, Prussia, farmer
H. 38, Prussia, brother
Henry 35, Prussia, brother
Elizabeth 70, Prussia, Mother
PRONGER, Henry 20, works on farm, Prussia
SNYDER, Ellen 27, Prussia, servant.
RESEARCHER: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Henry's parents' names were known from his brother Bernard's marriage record and bio-sketch. His year of birth was on his tombstone. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Johan Heinrich.

 

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SCHNELKER, Johan Herman
BORN: Oct 18, 1825, Gross Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Jun 29, 1902, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Johan SCHNELTEN
Anna Adelheid WILKEN
EMIGRATION: Nov 1850
MARRIED: Margaret MUELLER
marriage: August 29, 1854, St. Louis
CHILDREN: John Bernard SCHNELKER born 1855, St. Louis
Anna Elizabeth SCHNELKER born 1856, St.Louis, m. GROLL
Maria SCHNELKER born Abt.1858, St. Louis
Margarethe Adelheid SCHNELKER born 1858, St.Louis, m. OTTEN
Catherine Adelheide SCHNELKER born 1861, St. Louis
John Herman SCHNELKER born 1863, St.Louis
Bernard Henry SCHNELKER born Abt.1865, St. Louis
Anna Margarethe SCHNELKER born 1866, St.Louis
John William SCHNELKER born 1866, St. Louis
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St. Louis, ward 1
SCHNELKER, Joh H, 33, HO, bricklayer
Marg 32, HO, Bd 5, MO, Anna 4, Adl 3/4
with Herman MUELLER 75, Hannover
RESEARCHER: Norm Brennecke (nbrenn@mindspring.com)
SOURCES: All of the information for Johan Herman was supplied by Norm Brennecke who verified the birth in Bokeloh parish records. The marriage was at Sts Peter and Paul parish.

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SCHNELKER (born SCHNELTEN), Johan Herman
BORN: Aug 11, 1842, Gross Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: Feb 28, 1908, St. Louis, MO
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich SCHNELTEN
Timothea (or Tobia) BRUNS
EMIGRATION: 1849 as a child of 6  - arrived New Orleans Nov 26, 1849 on the ship Leontine
Johan Heinr SCHNELKER 55, from Stavern to St. Louis
Timothea 49, Anna A 18, Joh B 14, Joh H 6
MARRIED: Maria Elizabeth KUHLMAN from Oldenburg
marriage: Feb 12, 1867, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: M Gesina SCHNELKER born 1868, St. Louis, m. KOETTKER
A M Cath SCHNELKER b 1869. St. Louis, m. SCHNORBUS
M Catharine SCHNELKER b. 1871, St.Louis died before 1878
Helena (Lena) Catherine SCHNELKER born 1872, m. WEISS
Herm Anton SCHNELKER born 1874, St. Louis, died 1899
Elis SCHNELKER born 1875, St. Louis, m. F DETERS
Catharine SCHNELKER born 1877, St. Louis; m. LINDNER
M Emma SCHNELKER born 1879, St. Louis; died 1971
M Anna Rosa SCHNELKER born 1881, St. Louis, m. MOEGEL
Maria Clara SCHNELKER born 1883, St. Louis; m. PJANSEN
NOTES: 1870 MO census, St. Louis City, ward 3
Herm SCHNELKER 28, bricklayer, from Hannover
Eliz 26 from Oldenburg
Mary 2, Anna 1
RESEARCHERS: Norm Brennecke (nbrenn@charter.net)
SOURCES: Norm Brennecke was the source for much of the information on this emigrant.  Herman went by the surname SCHNELKER in St. Louis but in verifying his birthdate in  Soegel parish records it was discovered that he and his father were entered in those records with the surname SCHNELTEN. Herman's marriage was at Sts Peter and Paul parish and his chidlren were baptized there (although records haven't yet been found for several of them whose names were known from family sources.)

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SCHNELTEN, Johan Herman
BORN: Apr 18, 1844, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: 1867, St Louis, MO, of typhoid fever, buried in Calvary Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHNELTEN
Margaret Gesina SCHNIDER
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived Baltimore Nov 20, 1866 on ship J L Thiermann
SCHNELTEN, Joh Bernd 58
Magar Gesine 53, Hermann 22, Gerhard 20, Joh Bernd 15, Bernd 12
  Holte parish emgr list - J Bd SCHNELTEN emigrated from Laehden in 1866 with wife and 4 children
MARRIED: never married
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Herman's birth date, parents' names, death information and year of emigration were found in his brother Henry's bio-sketch. His probable place of birth was known from an entry for the family on the Holte parish emigration list. That parish's records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Johan Herman 1 year earlier and 17 days later than the date in the bio-sketch.

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SCHNELTEN, Johan Herman
BORN: Sep 10, 1863, Laehden (parish in Holte)
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHNELTEN
Regina OLDIGES
EMIGRATION: 1875 - arrived NY Sep 1875 on the ship Rhein
SCHMELTEN, Herm/Heinr, 70, Germany to MO
Helene 28, Adllide/Cathar 23, Herman 11
SCHMICKE, Marie 28 (grouped with them)
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Greene County
Benj SCHNELTEN 40, Hannover
Annie 33, Hannover
Herman 16, born Hannover
Benj 4, born MO
SCHNELTEN, Herman, 80, father
SOURCES:

Herman's age and father's name were noted on the 1880 census and passenger list of the ship Rhein. His parents had been married in Holte so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Herman.

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SCHNELT, Johan Lucas
BORN: Feb 13, 1832, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: Jul 26, 1909, Greene County, IL, buried St John's Cemetery, Carrollton
PARENTS: Wilhelm SCHNELT
Elisabeth BOVE
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived NY Sep 19, 1868 on the ship Herman
SCHNELL, Elisab 26, Cathar 23
SCHNELL, Elisab 56, Lucas 35, Tobias 30
MARRIED: unknown - single in 1900
NOTES: bio sketch Lucas in History of Greene & Jersey counties
  1880 IL census, Greene County
SCHUTT, Luke 45, Prussia, farmer
H. 38, Prussia, brother
Henry 35, Prussia, brother
Elizabeth 70, Prussia, Mother
Pronger, Henry 20, works on farm, Prussia
Snyder, Ellen 27, Prussia, servant.
  1900 IL census, Greene County
SCHNELT, Tobias, head Jan 1840, single, Germany, emgr 1868
Lucas, brother Feb 1866, 34, single, emgr 1868
Bernard Mar 1867 [age 33, 32 inverted with year], widow, Germany, emgr 1860
Tillie (f) S-in-law, Oct 1864 35, widow, emgr 1892
William, nephew born Apr 1895, IL
Henry, nephew, Jun 1897, IL
RESEARCHER: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Lucas' date of birth was on his tombstone. His parents' names and place of birth were known from his brother Johan Bernhard. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Johan Lucas.

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SCHNELKER Maria Adelheid (born Anna Adelheid SCHNELTEN)
BORN: Mar 14, 1831, Gross Stavern (parish in Soegel)
DIED: before July 1852, St. Louis, MO, when her husband remarried
probably Elisabeth LUXEN who died Mar 4, 1852
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich SCNELTEN
Timothea (or Tobia) BRUNS
EMIGRATION: 1849 at age 18 - arrived New Orleans Nov 26, 1849 on the ship Leontine
Johan Heinr SCHNELKER 55, from Stavern to St. Louis
Timothea 49, Anna A 18, Joh B 14, Joh H 6
MARRIED: Theodor LOXEN his entry, wid of Tecla TONIES,
marriage: October 8, 1850, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Maria Adl LOXEN (LUSEEN) born 1851, St. Louis, died 1852, age 9 mo
RESEARCHERS: Norm Brennecke (nbrenn@charter.net), descended from Maria Adelheid's brother Herman
SOURCES: Maria Adelheid's marriage at St Vincent de Paul had her parents' names. Her age was known from the passenger list of the Leontine on microfilm. Norm Brennecke found her baptismal record for Anna Adelheid in Soegel parish. The death record for Elisabeth Luxen and baptismal and death record for child were at St Vincent de Paul parish.

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SCHNELT, Maria Catharine
BORN: Dec 24, 1844, Holte
PARENTS: Wenceslaus SCHNELT
Catharine KNESE
EMIGRATION: by 1871
MARRIED: (1) Gerhard HANNEKEN
marriage: Nov 14, 1871, St Louis, MO
(2) Francis GILDEHAUS
marriage: Sep 23, 1879, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Mary HANNEKEN born 1874, MO
Thekla HANNEKEN born 1878, MO
Emma GILDEHAUS born 1880, MO
NOTES: 1880 MO census, St Louis
GILDEHAUS, Frank, 35, MO, works in bucket factory
Katrina, 35, Prussia
HANNAKE, Mary 6, Thekla 2, both born MO
GILDEHAUS, Emma 6 mo, MO
GILDEHAUS, Frank 6, Edw 5, Mary 3, all born MO
SOURCES:

Catharina's approximate year of birth was known from her age on the 1880 census and on her 1871 marriage record. Her parents were named on both marriage records, the first at Sts Peter and Paul and the second at St Francis de Sales. The surnames of her parents were known to have occurred in Holte parish so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for Maria Catharine.

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SCHNELT, Tobias
BORN: Jan 2, 1839, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: Apr 2, 1914, Greene County, IL, buried St John's Cemetery, Carrollton
PARENTS: Wilhelm SCHNELT
Elisabeth BOVE
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived NY Sep 19, 1868 on the ship Herman
SCHNELL, Elisab 26, Cathar 23
SCHNELL, Elisab 56, Lucas 35, Tobias 30
MARRIED: unknown - single in 1900
NOTES: bio-sketch for Tobias in the history of Greene and Jersey Counties
  1880 IL census, Greene County
SCHUTT, Luke 45, Prussia, farmer
H. 38, Prussia, brother
Henry 35, Prussia, brother
Elizabeth 70, Prussia, Mother
PRONGER, Henry 20, works on farm, Prussia
SNYDER, Ellen 27, Prussia, servant
  1900 IL census, Greene County
SCHNELT, Tobias, head Jan 1840, single, Germany, emgr 1868
Lucas, brother Feb 1866, 34, single, emgr 1868
Bernard Mar 1867, widow, Germany, emgr 1860
Tillie (f) S-in-law, Oct 1864 35, widow, emgr 1892
William, nephew born Apr 1895, IL
Henry, nephew, Jun 1897, IL
RESEARCHER: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Tobias' date of birth was on his tombstone. His parents' names and place of birth were known from his brother Johan Bernhard. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Tobias.

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