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Portraits of
Emigrants from Emsland



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.. Emslanders to the American Mid-West
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John Herman Kerperin and Anna Adelaide Alling

Johan Herman Kerperin was born Jul 18, 1826 in Neiue Schoonebeek, Holland,
which was included in the parish of Twist, Emsland.
He emigrated in 1840 with his parents and sisters on the ship Rebecca.
In 1855 he married Anna Margaretha Heet and
on December 30, 1863 he married Anna Adelaide Alling in Taos, Cole County, MO.

Anna Adelaide Alling was born about 1840, place still unknown.

The photo above was scanned from page 113 of the book
History of St. Francis Xavier Church, Taos, Missouri, Illustrated, 1838-1988
purlished in 1988 by the St. Francis Xavier Sesquicentennial Committee
and availabel for purchase through the parish.

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