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Portraits of
Emigrants from Emsland



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.. Emslanders to the American Mid-West
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Johan Herman Sanning & Maria Adelaide Bruenning
on their Golden Wedding Anniversary

Johan Herman Sanning and wife Maria Adelaide Bruenning
with marriage witnesses Herman Bruenning and Anna Mary Sanning
and Frank, John Henry, Herman, Fred, Bernard, Mary, James Peter,
John Anthony, Joseph Theodore, and Fathers Bruenning and Schmidt

Johan Sanning [his entry] was born Nov 7, 1830 in Hesepertwist.
He emigrated with his family in 1840 on the ship Rebecca.

Maria Adelheid Bruenning [her entry] was born Aug 5, 1841
in Brengenborg/Schwefingen and baptized in Meppen.
She emigrated with her parents and brother in 1845 on the ship Luntine.

The children of Johan and Maria Adelaide were
Francis Leopold born in 1859, John Henry in 1861, Herman in 1864,
Herman in 1870, Albert in 1871, Henry in 1874 and Elisabeth in 1877.

(Children's names and birthdates were taken from Margaret Gentges book
Births and Baptisms in Osage County, Missouri, prior to the 1880 Federal Census,
of Children and Spouses of Immigrant Families

The photo above was copied from page 70 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.
The names of persons on the photo were taken from the photo caption.

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emigrants listed on this website can be sent to Barbara Salibi.
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