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Portraits of
Emigrants from Emsland

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.. Emslanders to the American Mid-West
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The 5 sons of Emsland Emigrants
Herman Heinrich Tihen and Maria Angela Bruns

Herman Heinrich Tihen (Thien) was born on Aug 14, 1833 in Bakerde, Herzlake.
Maria Angela Bruns was born Aug 7, 1836 in Holte.
They married on Nov 13, 1860 in Oldenburg, Indiana, then around 1866
they moved to Cole County, MO, where they farmed just west of Jefferson City.
Although no photo of this couple exists, there is this one of their sons
taken probably in the 1890s.

John Francis Tihen born 1871
William Tihen born 1879
John Henry Tihen born 1861 (later Bishop of Denver)
Joseph Tihen born 1873
Herman Bernard Tihen born 1869 (later a physician in KS)

Photo courtesy of J Douglas Leith (jdleith@attbi.com.)


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