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Vages, Vanderah (see Ahe), Vanderhaar (see Haar), Varl, Vaas, Vecht/Fecht, Veerkam/Verkamp, Vehning, Veltrup/Feltrup, Vents (see Fens), Vierdag, Vinhagen, Vinke/Finke


VAGES

VAGES, Heinrich
BORN:

Oct 10, 1855, Varloh (parish in Meppen)

PARENTS:

Johan Heinrich VAGES
Anna Maria KEMPER

EMIGRATION:

Jan 4, 1891 via NY on the ship Saale

Naturalization - July 1918, Cole County, MO
Heinrich VAGES, farmer and resident of Centertown, MO, born Oct 10, 1855, Varloh; description - 5' 4",  155 lbs

MARRIED:

Agnes born in Helte

CHILDREN:

Maria VAGES born 1894, MO
Annie VAGES born 1897, MO

NOTES: 1900 MO census, Cole County, Marion Twp
VOGES, Henry, Oct 1855, Germany, marr. 9 yrs, emgr 1890
Agnes Nov 1893, Germany, 2 of 3 ch living, emgr 1890
Mary 6, Annie 3, both born MO
SOURCES:

Heinrich's date and place of birth were taken from his naturalization papers in Cole County, MO. The same document was the source of his wife's name and his emigration information. Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found there for Heinrich. His parents' names as noted above were taken from that document.

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VARL

VARL, Gerhard Herman
BORN: Jan 2, 1848, Laxten (parish in Lingen)
DIED: Apr 7, 1910, Clinton County, IL, buried in St Cecelia Cemetery, Bartelso
PARENTS: Johann Gerhard VARL geb HARTKEN
Catharina Adelheid VARL
EMIGRATION: 1871
MARRIED: ? Margaretha SCHEMEL
marriage: Aug 10, 1875, Clinton County, IL
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Clinton County, Santa Fe twp
FAHRL/FAHEL, Herman, Jan 1848, Germany, marr 25
Margaret, 45, IL, 5 of 5 ch
John 22, Herman 19, Magaret 18, Louis 15, Annie 12
  Herman VARRELL made his will in 1907 in Clinton County, IL
beneficiaries: wife Margaratha and children: John, Herman, Margaretha, Louis, Anna
SOURCES: Herman's date of birth was on his tombstone. That allowed an entry for him to be recognized in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which included his place of birth, parents' names, year of emigration and date and place of death. The marriage information was from the Clinton County marriage index, groom's name Herman Varel. That marriage information and the will information were found online on the county's GenWeb page.

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VAAS

VAAS, Heinrich
BORN: Dec 4, 1853, Lingen
DIED: Mar 31, 1923, Boston, Suffolk County, MA
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard VAAS
Anna Maria Elis WEISSEN
EMIGRATION: 1872 or 1875
MARRIED: Anna
CHILDREN: Tilla R VAAS born 1886, MA
Joseph VAAS born 1888, MA
John VAAS born 1891, MA
Anna VAAS born 1891, MA
Henry 1894
NOTES: 1900 MA census, Suffolk County, Boston
VAAS, Henry, Dec 1852, Germany, marr 22 yrs, emgr 1875
Anna, 42, MA
Anna 9, Henry J B 6, Tilla R 14, Joseph 12, John J 9, all born MA
SOURCES:

Heinrich's date and place of birth, date and place of death, parents' names and year of emigration as 1872 were found in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika.

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VECHT, FECHT

FECHT (VECHT), Anna Margaretha
BORN: Jun 15, 1830, Gross Berssen (parish in Klein Berssen)
DIED: Dec 27, 1917,  Grafton, IL; buried St Mary’s Cemetery, Brussels, Calhoun County, IL
PARENTS: Heinrich VECHT
Maria Helena SCHWEERS
EMIGRATION: 1858
MARRIED: (1) Herman NINTERMAN (1804-1876)
(2) Heinrich BOVEN
his entry
marriage: May 15, 1877, Calhoun County, IL
CHILDREN: Henry NINTERMAN born 1861, IL m. JACOBSMEIER
Mary Elizabeth NINTERMAN born 1867, IL m. CARY
Herman NINTERMAN born 1869, IL; died 1949
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Pct
NINDMAN, Herman 65, farmer, Hannover
NINMAN, Margaret 38, Hannover
Henry 9, Mary E 3, Herrrmann 8/12
1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Pct
BOEVE, Henry 45, Hannover
Magreta 48, Hannover
Henry 10, Elizabeth 12 both IL (NINTERMAN children)
1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Pct
BOOVAA, Anna M, June 1829, Germany, age 70, 3 of 3 children living
NINTEMAN, Herman born Oct 1871, IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Anna Margaretha's approximate date of birth was known from censuses and her age (87 yr, 6 mo, 11 days) at death. Her parents' names were on her marriage record (without mother's surname.) This information allowed an entry for her to be identified on the Berssen parish emigration list which gave an exact date of birth and the mother's full name.

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VECHT, Anna Maria
BORN: Aug 4, 1833, Klein Berssen
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich VECHT
Helena SCHWEERS (SCHWOERS)
EMIGRATION: by 1866
MARRIED: (1) Johan Herman JANSEN his entry
marriage: Nov 1866, St Louis, MO
(2) Lucas KLAAS his entry
marriage: May 14, 1880, Calhoun County, IL
CHILDREN: Herman JANSEN born ca 1875, IL
Helena JANSEN born ca 1877, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Point
JOHNSON, Herm 45, painter, Hannover
Mary 46, wife, Hannover
Herman 5, Helena 3, both born in IL
(just 14 dwellings away from Henry Boeve whose wife was probably the sister of Anna Maria Vecht.)
1900 IL census, Calhoun County, Belleview Pct
KLAAS, Lukas born Mar 1837, Germany, age 63, m. 36 yrs, emgr 1851
Mary A born Aug 1833, Germany, 2 or 2 children living
KLAAS Joseph 27, Theodore 24, both born IL
JOHNSON, Lenah 22, born IL
RESEARCHER: Dolores Imming (ImmingGenealogy@aol.com)
SOURCES: Anna Maria's parents' names and her age (33) were on her marriage record at Sts. Peter and Paul parish. With that information she was found in the book by Elisabeth Behnen et al. - Berssen - Ein Dorf im Emsland - Orts- und Kirchenchronik which gave her exact date and place of birth.

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VEERKAMP, VERKAMP

VEERKAMP, Bartholomew Ludwig Ignatius
BORN: May 18, 1826, Meppen
DIED: 1904, St Louis, MO
PARENTS: Bartholdus VEERKAMP
Aloysia VOELCKER
EMIGRATION: by 1858
MARRIED: Sarah Catherine BROWN born 1835, MO
marriage: Dec 30, 1858, Lincoln County, MO
CHILDREN: William Egbert VEERKAMP, born 1859
NOTES: 1900 MO census, Calloway County, Shamrock
VEERKAMP, Bartholomew, May 1826, Germany, marr 41 yrs, emgr 1835
Sarah C 65, MO, 4 of 8 ch living
RESEARCHERS: May Dodd Ethridge who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Bartholomew's date and place of birth was noted in Dodd Ethridge's WCdb. Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him. His parents' names as noted above were taken from that record.

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VERKAMP, Johan Bernard
BORN: Jun 25, 1836, Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Oct 13, 1915, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH; buried Old St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Gerhard Herman VEERKAMP
Anna Maria HOLTEL
EMIGRATION: 1872
MARRIED: Anna
CHILDREN: Rosa VERKAMP born 1870s-80s, OH
Anna VERKAMP born 1883, OH
Elis VERKAMP born 1886, OH
George VERKAMP born 1889, OH
NOTES: 1910 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
VERKAMP, John B, 73, Germany, emgr 1872
Anna 60s, Germany
Rosa 20s/30s, Anna 27, Eliz 24, Geo 21, all born OH
SOURCES:

Johan Bernard's date of birth was on his OH 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 and parents' names.

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VEHNING

VEHNING, Catharine
BORN: Mar 7, 1831, Bookhof (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Oct 15, 1903, age 72 and 7 mo, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich/Herman VEHNING
Anna Angela KELLER
EMIGRATION: unknown
MARRIED: Herman ALBERS his entry
SOURCES: Catharine's birthdate was on her tombstone. Her death record at St Boniface parish in Germantown mentioned her husband's and her parents' names and her place of birth. Herzlake parish records were checked and a corresponding entry found there for Catharine.

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VELTRUP, FELTRUP

FELTRUP (VELTRUP), Gerhard Wilhelm
BORN:

Jul 26, 1839, Broegbern (parish in Lingen)

PARENTS:

Herman Wilhelm VELTRUP
Maria Adelheid LUCHTEL

EMIGRATION:

1864-66

MARRIED:

Magdalena
marriage: in Reading OH

CHILDREN:

Henry FELTRUP born ca 1870, OH
William FELTRUP born ca 1880, OH
Emma born FELTRUP ca 1882, OH

NOTES:

1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Sycamore Twp
FELTRUP, William, Jul 1839, Germany, marr 34, emgr 1866
Magdalena, Dec 1841, Germany, 5 of 9 ch living
Henry 30, Willie 20, Emma 18, all born OH

SOURCES:

William's month and year of birth and year of emigration were found on the 1900 OH census. That information corresponded closely to an entry for Gerhard Wilhelm Veltrup in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied exact date and place of birth and parents' names.

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VIERDAG

VIERDAG, Anna Maria
BORN: Mar 7, 1830, Geringhusen (parish in Freren)
DIED: Dec 29, 1902, St Clair County, IL, buried St Libory
PARENTS: Franz Heinrich VIERDAG
Margaretha Adelheid WOBBEN
EMIGRATION: by 1854
MARRIED: (1) Mr KRAMPER
(2) Conrad SCHNIEDERJANS
his entry, widow of Margaretha DETERS
marriage: 1854
CHILDREN: Francis Hch SCHNIEDERJANS born 1855, IL; died same year
Maria Cath SCHNIEDERJANS born 1856, IL
Joh Hch Fra SCHNIEDERJANS born 1860, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, St Clair County, Twp 2, Rg 6
SCHNEIDERJANS, Conrad 46, Hannover
Mary 42, Hannover
Terrace 21, Conrad 17, Mary 14, Henry 8
SOURCES:
SOURCES:

All information, except census, was found in Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Aschendorf/Huemmling. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL on her husband's entry.

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VINHAGEN

VINHAGEN, Margaretha Gertrud
BORN: Feb 30 (sic!), 1793, Schwagstorf, Bersenbrueck (near Emsland)
DIED: Apr 11, 1859, age 66, St Louis, MO
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich VINHAGE
Elisabeth ATHMAN
EMIGRATION: 1844
MARRIED: Bernard Albert EILERS, born 1777, Lengerich his entry
marriage: Apr 29, 1818, Lengerich
CHILDREN: Franz Joseph EILERS born 1819, Lengerich m. MUENTER
Johan Herman EILERS born 1820, Lengerich
Maria Antonette EILERS born 1821, Lengerich; died 1824
Johan Anton EILERS born 1824, Lengerich; died same year
Anna Caroline EILERS born 1825, Lengerich m. SCHULTE
Theresa EILERS born 1828, Lengerich m. JUNGE
Anna Maria Elisabeth EILERS born 1831, Lengerich m. MERTEN
Christina EILERS born 1834, Lengerich, m. TIEMEYER
NOTES: 1850 MO census, St Louis, ward 1,
Herm SCHULTE, 30, Laborer, born in Germany
Carol, 25, Germany
Jos, 1, MO
Bernh A. EILERS, 74, Tailor, Gert., 58, both born in Germany
RESEARCHERS: Tracy Lewis (Mo1qedetc@aol.com) who supplied all of the information for this emigrant
SOURCES: Gertrude's birth information, parents' names and marriage information was confirmed in parish records in Germany. There was also an entry for her husband in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied his (their) year of emigration. Gertrude's approximate year of birth had been known from her age on the 1850 census and from her age at death.

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VINKE, FINKE

VINKE, Anna Walburgis
BORN: Aug 3, 1866, Doerpen
DIED: Aug 22, 1885, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Wolbert VINKE
Margaretha WATERLOH
EMIGRATION: 1867
MARRIED: never married
NOTES: 1870 IL census, St Clair County, Twp 2, Rg 6
FINKA, Wulburt 40 Hanover, laborer
Margaret 37 Hannover
Theodore 10, Anna 4 both born Hannover
SOURCES:

Anna's year of birth and parents' names were known from the 1870 census. That information allowed an entry for her to be identified in Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Aschendorf/Huemmling. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL which supplied date and place of birth, parents' names, year of emigration and date and place of death.

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VINKE, Catharine
BORN: Feb 11, 1855, Doerpen
DIED: before the 1880 census, it seems, when her husband was listed with a daughter by his first marriage
PARENTS: Wolbert VINKE
Margaretha WATERLOH
EMIGRATION: 1867
MARRIED: Johan Bernard BEHRNS/BERENS, wid of Elisabeth WESSELKAMP
marriage: Jan 17, 1871, St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL
CHILDREN: Herman Heinrich BEHRENS born 1864, St Clair County, IL
Maria Elisabeth BEHRENS born 1865, St Clair County, IL
NOTES: for widowed husband
1880 IL census, St Clair County, Twp 1, Rg 6
BEHRENS, Bernhard, 45, Hannover, father, farmer
Elizabeth 15, daughter born St Clair
SOURCES:

All information about this emigrant was found in Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Aschendorf/Huemmling. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL

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VINKE, Theodor
BORN: Mar 18, 1858, Doerpen
PARENTS: Wolbert VINKE
Margaretha WATERLOH
EMIGRATION: 1867
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1870 IL census, St Clair County, Twp 2, Rg 6
FINKA, Wulburt 40 Hanover, laborer
Margaret 37 Hannover
Theodore 10, Anna 4 both born Hannover
SOURCES:

Theodor's year of birth and parents' names were known from the 1870 census. That information allowed an entry for him to be identified in Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Aschendorf/Huemmling. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL which supplied date and place of birth, parents' names, year of emigration and date and place of death.

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VINKE, Wolbert
BORN: Dec 17, 1815, Neurhede (parish in Rhede)
DIED: Sep 8, 1880, St. Libory, St Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Wolbert VINKE
Catharine SUERKEN
EMIGRATION: 1867
Osnabrueck emigration index - Gerd Vinke, born Aug 26, 1849, Doerpen, son of Wolbert VINKE and Marg WATERLOH, emigrated in 1869 to America. The entry stated that his parents and siblings had been there since 1867 (but there was no separate entry for them.)
MARRIED: Margaretha WATERLOH her entry
marriage May 30, 1848, Doerpen
CHILDREN: Gerhard VINKE born Aug 27, 1849, Doerpen
Catharine VINKE born Feb 11, 1855, Doerpen, m. J B BERENS from Ankum
Theodor VINKE born Mar 18, 1858, Doerpen
Anna Walburgis VINKE born Aug 3, 1866, Doerpen; died 1885
NOTES: 1870 IL census, St Clair County, Fayetteville PO
FINKA, Wulburt 40 Hannover
Margaret 37 Hannover
Theodore 10, Anna 4 both Hannover
1880 IL census, St Clair County, Hermantown )
Wolbert FINKE, 62, Hannover, farm laborer
Margaret 49, wife, Hannover
Catharine 13, IL
RESEARCHERS: If you are a descendant of this emigrant's family and are interested in making contact with distant cousins in Germany, please let me know (Barbara Salibi - emslanders@charter.net.)
SOURCES: Most information for this emigrant was taken from Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Aschendorf/Huemmling. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL.

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