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WEMPE, Angela
BORN: Jun 26, 1860, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Sep 14, 1838, Breda, Carroll Co, IA
PARENTS: Gerhard WEMPE (WOEMPE)
Maria Anna LAKE
EMIGRATION: 1876 - arrived Sep 16, 1876 on the ship Braunschweig
WEMPEGerhard 55, farmer, Germ to USA
Maria 58, Eckela (f), 28, Engela , 17
MARRIED: Mauritus BOECKMAN
CHILDREN: Annie BOCKMAN born 1868, IA
Lena BOCKMAN born 1870, IA
Bernard BOCKMAN born 1873, IA
August BOCKMAN born 1879, IA
NOTES: 1880 IA census, Carroll County, Kniest Twp
BOCKMANN, M Mch 1845, Germany marr 17 yrs, emgr 1875
Angela Jun 1860, Germany, 6 of 9 ch living, emgr 1876
Annie12, Lena 10, Bernard 7, August 1, all born IA
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant listed in his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: All information except place of birth came from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. The birth place was found by chance while browsing the list of baptisms for the villages of Klein and Gross Dohren on Dr. Stefan Remme's website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland. Angela's birthdate and parents' names on that site were an exact match to the information in Dave's database.

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WEMPE, Anna Maria
BORN: Oct 17, 1850, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: 1934, Breda, Carroll Co, IA
PARENTS: Gerhard WEMPE (WOEMPE)
Maria Anna LAKE
EMIGRATION: before 1873
MARRIED: (1) Johan Bernard KLEINE his entry
marriage: Oct 22, 1872, Bellevue, IA
(2) Johan Clemens KNOBBE his entry
marriage: 1879, Mount Carmel, Carroll Co, IA
image: Knobbe family portrait photo
CHILDREN: Rosa KLEINE.
Bernard John KLEINE, born 1873, Bellevue, IA; died 1953, Danbury IA.
Anna KLEINE, born 1875, Bellevue, IA; died 1953, IA; m. PUETTMAN
Clem KNOBBE born 1879
Mary KNOBBE born 1883
Henry KNOBBE born 1884
Frances KNOBBE born 1886
Joe KNOBBE born 1888
John KNOBBE born 1888
John KNOBBE born 1890
Tony KNOBBE born 1892
NOTES: 1880 IA census, Carroll County, Breda
KNOBBE, Clemence 39, Germany, farm machinery
Mary 28, Germany
Frank 8, Anna 6, Anna 5, Rosa 3, Clemence 6mo, all born IA
UNCRU, Barney 23, Germany
JACKSON, Andrew 17, Edw 7, both born IA
KNOBBE, Joh B, father, 68, Germany
BROWERS, Tipke 16, IL
JACKSON, B K 50, Ireland, clerk
  1900 IA census, Carroll County, Kniest Twp
KNOBE, Clem, May 1842, Germany, marr. 26 yrs, emgr 1856
Mary A Oct 1850, Germany 9 of 12 ch living, emgr 1872
Clemens20, Mary 18, Henry 16, Frncis 13, Joseph 12, John W 9, Anton J 7, all born IA
RESEARCHERS: Theresa A Dirksen (tdirksen1@mmm.com)
Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant listed in his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: Most formation except place of birth came from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. The birth place was found by chance while browsing the list of baptisms for the villages of Klein and Gross Dohren on Dr. Stefan Remme's website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland. Anna Maria's birthdate and parents' names on that site were an exact match to the information in Dave's database. Information for marriage with Kleine and their children was supplied by Theresa Dirksen.

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WEMPE, Bernard Heinrich
BORN: Apr 23, 1858, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: 1931, buried in Breda, Carroll Co, IA
PARENTS: Gerhard WEMPE (WOEMPE)
Maria Anna LAKE
EMIGRATION: by 1882
MARRIED: Helena Theresa FREESE her entry
Jan/Feb 21, 1882, Grant Co, WI
CHILDREN: Mary WEMPE
Bernard C WEMPE born 1887
Joseph WEMPE
NOTES: 1900 IA census, Carroll County, Kniest twp
WEMPE, Bernard, Apr 1858 Germany, m. 18, emgr 1874
Theresia, Nov 1858 Germany 11/11, emgr 1868
Mary 17, Henry 15, Lizzie 14, Bernard 12, Theresia 11, Annie 9, Kathy 7, Jos 3, Franziska 3, Frank 2
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant listed in his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: All information except place of birth came from Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. The birth place was found by chance while browsing the list of baptisms for the villages of Klein and Gross Dohren on Dr. Stefan Remme's website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland. Bernard Heinrich's birth month and day and parents' names on that site were an exact match to the information in Dave's database (date from tombstone) but the tombstone infomation was off by one year.

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WEMPE, Helena Regina
BORN: Nov 25, 1852, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Jan 1, 1915, Menominee, Jo Daviess County, IL
PARENTS: Gerhard WEMPE (WOEMPE)
Maria Anna LAKE
EMIGRATION: by 1879
MARRIED: H Bernard MIDDENDORF
CHILDREN: Mary MIDDENDORF born ca 1876
Bernard C MIDDENDORF born 1879, IL
Henry MIDDENDORF born 1881, IL
Joseph J MIDDENDORF born 1884, IL
Hanna MIDDENDORF born 1886, IL
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm (davehalm@netins.net) who has this emigrant listed in his online WorldConnect database
SOURCES: All information except parents' names were found on Dave Halm's WorldConnect database. Helena's date and place of birth had been taken from her tombstone and that information was verified the list of baptisms for the villages of Klein and Gross Dohren on Dr. Stefan Remme's website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland. Her actual date of birth (from that site) was three days earlier than stated on the tombstone. Helena's parents' names were taken from the Dohren website.

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WEMPE, Johan Gerhard
BORN: Jun 22, 1826, Gross Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: 1898; buried in Breda, Carroll Co, IA, St Bernard's Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard WEMPE
Maria Gesina LODDIKE
EMIGRATION: 1875
MARRIED: Maria Anna LAKE her entry
marriage: Apr 20, 1847, Herzlake
CHILDREN: Maria Gesine WEMPE born aug 21, 1847
Maria Anna WEMPE born Oct 17, 1850, m. KLEINE
Helena Regina WEMPE born Nov 25, 1852, m. MIDDENDORF
Johan Gerhard WEMPE born Mar 26, 1855
Bd Hch WEMPE born Apr 23, 1858, Dohren
Angela WEMPE born Jun 26, 1860, m. BOECKMAN
NOTES: 1880 IA census, Carroll County, Kniest Twp
VEMPE, George 55, Prussia, farmer
Mary 63, Prussia
George 24, Prussia
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Johan Gerhard's date of birth and parents' names were mentioned in Dave Halm's WCdb. Because the children were born in Herzlake parish, that same parish's records were checked in Dr Remme's online parish database and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Johan Gerhard one year after the WCdb date. Information about wife, children, emigration and death was found in the WCdb.

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WEMPE, Johan Gerhard
BORN: Mar 26, 1855, Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
PARENTS: Gerhard WEMPE
Maria Anna LAKE
EMIGRATION: by 1885, probably with parents ca 1875
MARRIED: Helena WINGERT born 1862, IA
CHILDREN: Helena Mary WEMPE born 1885, IA
Anna Johanna WEMPE born 1890, IA
Diana WEMPE born 1891, IA
NOTES: 1880 IA census, Carroll County, Kniest Twp
VEMPE, George 55, Prussia, farmer
Mary 63, Prussia
George 24, Prussia
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Johan Gerhard's date and place of birth and parents' names were mentioned in Dave Halm's WCdb. That information had come from Dr Remme's online parish database. Information about his wife and children was from the same WCdb.

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WEMPE, Maria Gesina
BORN: Aug 21, 1847, Dohren (parish in Herzlake)
PARENTS: Gerhard WEMPE
Maria Anna LAKE
EMIGRATION: by 1873
MARRIED: Bernrd SCHROEDER born 1835, Prussia
CHILDREN: Mary SCHROEDER born 1873, IA
Bernard G SCHROEDER bor 1875, IA
Anna SCHROEDER born 1879, IA
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm who has this emigrant in his WorldConnect database
SOURCES:

Maria Gesina's date and place of birth and parents' names were mentioned in Dave Halm's WCdb. That information had come from Dr Remme's online parish database. Information about her husband and children was from the same WCdb.

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WEMPE, Maria Helena
BORN: Mar 6, 1808, Lengerich
PARENTS: Joes Heinrich WEMPE
Anna Marg BRUENEN
EMIGRATION: 1842-43
MARRIED: Johan Albert MAUE his entry
marriage: Feb 19, 1833, Lengerich
CHILDREN: Anna Maria Theresa MAUE born Nov 20, 1834, Hestrup, Lengerich
Henry MAUE born Oct 26, 1837, Hestrup; marr Cath HUSTEDDE
John MAUE born 1843, IL
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, Twp 2, Rg 4
MAUE (MANE), Helena 63, Hannover
John 27, Herman 23, Elisabeth 21, all born IL
  History of Marion and Clinton Counties, lists at end
Breese table - entry for son J Herman, Germantown, sec 29
MAUE J Albert, died Nov 18, 1845, father of J Herman, born in Han, in CC 1843
M Helena WOEMPE, mother of J Herman, born in Han, in CC 1843
SOURCES:

Helena's approximate year of birth was known from her age on the 1870 census. Her surname was known from an entry for the family in a Clinton County history. Others with her husband's surname who settled in Clinton County had come from Lengerich so that parish's records were checked first for a marriage record which noted Maria Helena's parents' names and then searched for a corresponding birth/bapt entry which was found in the records of the same parish.

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WERNKEN

WERNKEN, Anna Maria
BORN: Jun 12, 1826, Lastrup (parish in Holte)
DIED: Sep/Nov 20, 1860, Calhoun County, IL, buried in St Mary's Cemetery
PARENTS: Herman Engelbert WERNKEN born BOUVE
Anna Maria WERNKEN
EMIGRATION: 1859
  Emigration index, Osnabrueck - Johan Heinrich BLOMS emigrated from Lahn, Werlte in 1859 with wife, son and 2 daughters under age 14
MARRIED: Johan Heinrich BLOMS, his entry
marriage: Mar 25, 1852, Holte
CHILDREN: Marg BLOMS born Apr 16, 1853, Lahn, Werlte
Anna Maria BLOMS born Jan 2, 1855, Lahn, Werlte; died 1862, IL
Maria Gesina BLOMS born Jul 19, 1857, Lahn, Werlte
NOTES: 1860 IL census, Calhoun County, Point Precinct
BLOMS, John 38, from Hannover
Mary 33, Hannover
Marg 7, Mary 6, Lazina 3, all born Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Dolores Rizzo (Imminggenealogy@aol.com) who supplied some of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Anna Maria's approximate year of birth was known from her age on a census. Her daughters' birth/baptism records had been found in Lahn, Werlte, where the family was living at the time of emigration but Anna Maria's marriage record was not found in the same parish. The records of neighboring Holte parish were then checked and a marriage record was found there with parents' names, age and place of birth noted. Anna Maria's birth/baptism record was found at the same parish.

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