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WAGEMESTER

WAGEMESTER, Margaretha Aleid
BORN: Jan 26, 1817, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
DIED: Dec 11, 1890, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL, buried in BVM cemetery
PARENTS: Johan WAGEMESTER born THUENEMANN
Anna Maria SCHUETTEN
EMIGRATION: 1880  - arrived Sep 18, 1880 on the ship Mosel
Benedikt WILKE, 60, farmer from Germany
Margar 63, wife, Johan 27, farmer, Anna 28, Franziska 22, Anna 4
MARRIED: Johan Benedict WILKEN, his entry
CHILDREN: (born 1843-58 l)isted with their father - see WILKEN entry
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm  (davehalm@netins.net)  who has this emigrant on his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Margaretha Aleid's birth information was on her tombstone. Her date and place of birth, parents' names and year of emigration were given in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which also had entries for her husband and four of their children. The ship information was found on the FTM cd index to the Germans to America series of books. The port of arrival was not mentioned on the cd.

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WAHDEN

WAHDEN, Carl Joseph Herman
BORN: Dec 12, 1836, Meppen
PARENTS: Herman WAHDEN
Wilhelmina NIETERS
EMIGRATION: 1837 as an infant - arrived NY Aug 2, 1837 on the brig Fridiric
Herman WAHDEN 26, Germany to Jeferson City
Wilhelmina 26, Carl Herman 6 mo
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias Census - Taos
Herman WAHDEN 26
Wilhelmina, his wife, daughter of H H NIETERS
Joseph Herman 2
1850 MO census, Cole County
Listed with his step-father's family (Johan Baptista ROTHENBERGER)
John RODEBERGER 46, farmer, Germany
Philimena (should be Wilhelmina) 44, Germany
Herman 13, Joseph 10, Cath 8, John 6, Philimena 2, Anna 2/12 - all born MO
SOURCES: Carl Joseph Herman's paerents' names, his age and his probable place of birth were known from the passenger list of the ship Fridiric and from an entry in the Osnabrueck emigration index for his mother's father, Herman Heinrich Nieters. Meppen parish records were checked and an entry was there for Carlos Herman Joseph.

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WAHDEN, Herman Carl Joseph
BORN: Mar 6, 1811, Meppen
DIED: before 1842 when his wife remarried
PARENTS: Johan Heinrich Louis WAHDEN
Elisabeth AUGUSTIN
EMIGRATION: 1837 - arrived NY Aug 2, 1837 on the brig Fridiric
Herman WAHDEN 26, Germany to Jeferson City
Wilhelmina 26, Carl Herman 6 mo
They were listed just after her mother and siblings:
Wilhelmine NIETERS 47 from Germany to Jefferson City
Helena 29, Agnes 18, Elizabeth 15, Cath 12, Franziska 8, Joseph 23
MARRIED: Wilhelmina NIETERS her entry
marriage: Aug 2, 1836, Meppen
CHILDREN: Carl Herman Joseph WAHDEN born 1836, Meppen
Louis Joseph Anton WAHDEN born 1839, Taos, MO
NOTES: 1839 Father Helias Census - Taos
Herman WAHDEN 26
Wilhelmina, his wife, daughter of H H NIETERS, 26
Joseph Herman 2
SOURCES: Herman's probable place of birth was known from an entry for his wife's father in the Osnabrueck emigration index. Herman's marriage record was found at that parish and it contained both his age (26) and his parents' names. Meppen parish records were checked and a corresponding entry found there for Herman Carl Joseph. Herman's oldest son was baptized in Meppen and the youngest son at St Francis Xavier parish.

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WAHOFF

WAHOFF, Anna Christina
BORN: May 9, 1861, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
DIED: Apr 8, 1885, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH
PARENTS: Stephen Herman WAHOFF
Anna Maria WUEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived NY Sep 1873 on the ship Rotterdam
WAHOFF, Stephen 54, Holland to America
Marianna 50?, Elis 17, Trezina? 14, Christina 11, Anna 9, August 6, Maria 3
MARRIED: Henry KESSE
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHRHOFF, Stephan 60, Hannover
Mariana 57, Hannover
Christina 19, Anna 17, August 15, Mary 10, all born Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Angela Stevens who has this emigrant in a number of WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Anna Christina's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Angela Stevens' WCdbs. That information was then verified in Freren parish records. Information about her husband and death were from the same WCdbs.

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WAHOFF, Anna Maria
BORN: Jul 26, 1863, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
PARENTS: Stephen Herman WAHOFF
Anna Maria WUEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived NY Sep 1873 on the ship Rotterdam
WAHOFF, Stephen 54, Holland to America
Marianna 50?, Elis 17, Trezina? 14, Christina 11, Anna 9, August 6, Maria 3
MARRIED: Mr TENOVER
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHRHOFF, Stephan 60, Hannover
Mariana 57, Hannover
Christina 19, Anna 17, August 15, Mary 10, all born Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Angela Stevens who has this emigrant in a number of WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Anna Maria's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Angela Stevens' WCdbs. Freren parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her one day earlier than the date in the WCdbs. Information about her husband was from the same WCdbs.

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WAHOFF, Bernard August
BORN: Nov 1, 1865, Andervenna (parish in Freren)
DIED: Jul 1944, Price Hill, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH
PARENTS: Stephen Herman WAHOFF
Anna Maria WUEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived NY Sep 1873 on the ship Rotterdam
WAHOFF, Stephen 54, Holland to America
Marianna 50?, Elis 17, Trezina? 14, Christina 11, Anna 9, August 6, Maria 3
MARRIED: Mary W JONAS
CHILDREN: August WAHOFF born 1891, OH
Urban WAHOFF born 1894, OH
Valentine WAHOFF born 1896, OH
Rosemary WAHOFF born 1898, OH
Marcella WAHOFF born 1901, OH
Louis WAHOFF born 1903, OH
Catherine WAHOFF born 1906, OH
Leonard WAHOFF born 1910, OH
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHRHOFF, Stephan 60, Hannover
Mariana 57, Hannover
Christina 19, Anna 17, August 15, Mary 10, all born Hannover
  1910 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHOFF, August 44, Germany, emgr 1873
Mary W 39, OH
August 19, Urban 16, Valentine 14, Rosemary 12, Marcella 9, Louis 7, Catherine 4, Leonard 5/12, all born OH
RESEARCHERS: Angela Stevens who has this emigrant in a number of WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Anna Maria's month and year of birth and parents' names were noted in Angela Stevens' WCdbs. Because siblings had been born in Freren, that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him. Information about his wife and death was from the same WCdbs. The children's information was from the 1910 census.

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WAHOFF, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: Sep 30, 1853, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
PARENTS: Stephen Herman WAHOFF
Anna Maria WUEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived Jul 21, 1873 on the ship Batavia
Gerhard WAHOFF, 20, glazier from Germany to USA
MARRIED: Katherine G
CHILDREN: Bernard H WAHOFF born 1888, OH
Marie A WAHOFF born 1891, OH
George WAHOFF born 1892, OH
Lawrence WAHOFF born 1894, OH
Loretta WAHOFF born 1897, OH
Stephen H WAHOFF born 1906, OH
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHOFF, George 26, Germany
Catharine 20, OH
  1910 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHOFF, George H 57, Germany, emgr 1873
Katherine G, 49, OH
Bernard H 22, Marie A 19, George A 18, Lawrence 16, Loretta 13, Stephen H 4, all born OH
RESEARCHERS: Angela Stevens who has this emigrant in a number of WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Gerhard's year and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Angela Stevens' WCdbs. Freren parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him one year later than than the WCdb year. Information about his wife was from the same WCdbs. The children's information was from the 1910 census.

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WAHOFF, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: Jul 6, 1832 Andervenne (parish in Freren)
PARENTS: Herman Bernard WAHOFF
Anna Maria Theresia BRAUER/BRANER
EMIGRATION: 1867 - arrived Baltimore Oct 28, 1867 on the ship Therese
Gerh H WAHOFF, 35, farmer, Hannover to Cincinnati
Anna Maria 32, Marianna 2, Maria Christ, infant
MARRIED: Anna Maria FRANZEN her entry
marriage: Jul 31, 1864, Freren
CHILDREN: Maria A WAHOFF born ca 1865, Prussia
Maria WAHOFF born ca 1867, Prussia
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHOFF, George 48, Prussia, dealer in Rags & Iron
Mary A, 15, Maria 13, both born Prussia
SOURCES:

Gerhard's approximate date of birth and his wife's name were known from the 1880 census. Because his surname was known to occur in Ksp Freren, that parish's records were checked first for a marriage record. That entry was found and it supplied Gerhard's date and place of birth and parents' name, information which was then confirmed on his Freren parish baptismal record.

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WAHOFF, Herman Bernard
BORN: Oct 11, 1849, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
PARENTS: Stephen Herman WAHOFF
Anna Maria WUEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1869 - arrived NY Jul 13, 1869 on the ship Manhatten
Bernd WAHOFF 20, Germany to US
MARRIED: Frances and/or Josephine
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHOFF, Bernard 30, brick-layer, Germany
Frances 25, OH
Rosa 5, Frank 3, Mary 8mo, all born OH
PARKER, Harriet, 28, TN, laundress
1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati (page out of focus on ancestry.com
  WAHOFF, Bernard, Oct 1849, Germany, marr 25 years, brick contractor, emgr 1870
Josephine, Apr 1857, Germany, 8 of 10 children living, emgr 1880
Mary 20, Julie? 18??, Herm? 15?, Tresa? 11, Albert 10?, Edward 7, Harry 5
RESEARCHERS: Angela Stevens who has this emigrant in many of her WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Herman Bernard's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Angela Stevens' WCdbs with little other information. Freren parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him 9 days earlier than the WCdb date.

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WAHOFF, Johan Bernard
BORN: Feb 9, 1824, Freren
DIED: Jun 22, 1910, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH; buried Old St Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernard WAHOFF
Anna Maria Theresia BRAMES
EMIGRATION: 1849
MARRIED: Mary LAMMERS
CHILDREN: Bernard/Benjamin WAHOFF born 1854, OH; died 1929, OH
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHOFF, Bernard, Feb 1824, Germany, wid, emgr 1849
Bernard 55, OH [perhaps should be 45]
followed by family of
WAHOFF, Henry/Herm, 42, OH
SOURCES:

Bernard's date of birth was noted on his OH death certificate. Because his surname was known to have occurred in Freren parish that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Bernard. His wife's name was known from death certificate of his son Bernard.

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WAHOFF, Johan Herman
BORN: Jan 3, 1822 Andervenne (parish in Freren)
DIED: Dec 29, 1882, age 60, Meppen, Calhoun County, IL, buried St. Joseph Cemetery
PARENTS: Herman Bernard WAHOFF
Theresia BRANER/BRANES/BAUER
EMIGRATION: 1846 - probably arriving New Orleans Dec 28, 1846 on the ship Rockall
Herman H WAHOF 24, farmer from Germany
MARRIED: (1) Maria VOSS died Dec 7, 1877, Calhoun County, IL
(2) Helena SCHMITZ, widow of Bernard NABER
marriage: Sep 15, 1879, St. Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Fred WAHOFF born 1855, MO
Henry WAHOFF born 1859, MO
Anna (NABER) WAHOFF born 1863, MO; died 1866, Meppen, IL
Lizzie WAHOFF born 1866, IL, m. Joh Wm KLAAS
Cath WAHOFF born 1869, IL
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St Louis index
WAHRHOFF, John 38
Maria 29, Frederich 5, John H 2
1870 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Pct
WAUHOFF, John 50, farmer from Hannover
Mary 38, Prussia
Fredereck, Henry 12, both born MO
Elisabeth 4, Catharine 6/12, both born in IL
1880 IL census, Calhoun County, Richwood
John WAHOFF 58, farmer from Hannover
Heleana 56, Hannover
Fred 25, Henry 21, Anna 18, all born MO,
Lizzie 14, Cath 11, both born IL
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied much of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Johan Herman's parents' names were on his marriage record in 1879 at St Francis de Sales parish and on his death record. His approximate year of birth was known from his age at death. That information allowed an entry for him to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which gave exact birth information, parents' names and year of emigration.

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WAHOFF, Johan Stephen
BORN: Sep 3, 1851, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
DIED: Jan 2, 1880, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH, buried Old St Joseph's Cemetery
PARENTS: Stephen Herman WAHOFF
Anna Maria WUEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1870 - arrived Boston Dec 28, 1870 on the ship Samaria
Stephen WAHOFF 18, Holland to US
MARRIED: Elizabeth KASSELMANN
CHILDREN: Stephan C WAHOFF born 1877
RESEARCHERS: Angela Stevens who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect databases.
SOURCES:

Johan Stephan's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in the WorldConnect database of Angela Stevens. That information was then verified in an entry for him in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which also supplied year of emigration as 1869.

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WAHOFF, Maria Anna
BORN: Aug 14, 1865, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich WAHOFF
Anna Maria FRANZEN
EMIGRATION: 1867 - arrived Baltimore Oct 28, 1867 on the ship Therese
Gerh H WAHOFF, 35, farmer, Hannover to Cincinnati
Anna Maria 32, Marianna 2, Maria Christ, infant
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHOFF, George 48, Prussia, dealer in Rags & Iron
Mary A, 15, Maria 13, both born Prussia
SOURCES:

Maria Anna's approximate year of birth and parents' names were known from the 1880 census and the passenger list of the ship Therese. Because her surname was known to have occurred in Freren parish that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her.

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WAHOFF, Maria Christina
BORN: May 4, 1867, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich WAHOFF
Anna Maria FRANZEN
EMIGRATION: 1867 - arrived Baltimore Oct 28, 1867 on the ship Therese
Gerh H WAHOFF, 35, farmer, Hannover to Cincinnati
Anna Maria 32, Marianna 2, Maria Christ, infant
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHOFF, George 48, Prussia, dealer in Rags & Iron
Mary A, 15, Maria 13, both born Prussia
SOURCES:

Maria Christina's approximate year of birth and parents' names were known from the 1880 census and the passenger list of the ship Therese. Because her surname was known to have occurred in Freren parish that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her.

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WAHOFF, Maria Elisabeth
BORN: May 29, 1856, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
DIED: 1928, buried Old St Joseph Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH
PARENTS: Herman Stephen WAHOFF
Maria Anna WUEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived NY Sep 1873 on the ship Rotterdam
WAHOFF, Stephen 54, Holland to America
Marianna 50?, Elis 17, Trezina? 14, Christina 11, Anna 9, August 6, Maria 3
MARRIED: Johan Bernard GRIEP his entry
NOTES: 1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
GRIEP, John B, Nov 1847, Germany, marr 24 yrs, emgr 1867
Elizabeth, May 1856, Germany, no children, emgr 1873
RESEARCHERS: Christina Siemer who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Elisabeth's month and year of birth and year of emigration were known from the 1900 census and the passenger list of the ship Rotterdam. Because her surname was known to have occurred in Freren parish that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Maria Elisabeth.

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WAHOFF, Maria Henrica Christina
BORN: Dec 22, 1870, Andervenne (parish in Freren)
PARENTS: Stephen Herman WAHOFF
Anna Maria WUEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived NY Sep 1873 on the ship Rotterdam
WAHOFF, Stephen 54, Holland to America
Marianna 50?, Elis 17, Trezina? 14, Christina 11, Anna 9, August 6, Maria 3
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHRHOFF, Stephan 60, Hannover
Mariana 57, Hannover
Christina 19, Anna 17, August 15, Mary 10, all born Hannover
SOURCES:

Christina's approximate year of birth and parents' names were known from the 1880 census and passenger list of the ship Rotterdam. Because this family was known to have originated in Andervenne, the parish records of Freren were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Maria Henrica Christina.

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WAHOFF, Stephen Herman
BORN: Nov 21, 1819, baptized in Freren
DIED: Apr 16, 1896, Cincinnati, OH, buried Old St Joseph's Cemetery
PARENTS: Herman Bernard WAHOFF
Theresa BAUR?
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived NY Sep 1873 on the ship Rotterdam
WAHOFF, Stephen 54, Holland to America
Marianna 50?, Elis 17, Trezina? 14, Christina 11, Anna 9, August 6, Maria 3
MARRIED: Anna Maria WUEBBEN
CHILDREN: Johann Stephen WAHOFF born 1851 Andervenne
Herman Bernard WAHOFF born 1849, Andervenne
Gerhard Heinrich WAHOFF born 1853, Andervenne
Elizabeth WAHOFF born ca 1856, probably Andervenne
Theresia WAHOFF born ca 1859, probably Andervenne
Anna Christian WAHOFF born 1861, Andervenne
Anna Maria WAHOFF born 1863, Andervenne
Bd August WAHOFF born 1865, Andervenne
Maria Henrica Christina WAHOFF born 1870, Andervenne
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WAHRHOFF, Stephan 60, Hannover
Mariana 57, Hannover
Christina 19, Anna 17, August 15, Mary 10, all born Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Angela Stevens and others who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect dbs
SOURCES:

Stephen's date and place of birth were noted in Angela Stevens' WCdb. Freren parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism entry was found for Stephen Herman. His parents' names noted above were from that record. Children were taken from the WCdb, 1880 census and Freren parish records.

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